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Re: Understanding the Hennessy Hammock

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  • geoflyfisher <geoflyfisher@yahoo.com>
    Oh, and if you want to compare the HH to the Clark Hammock, see: Patent 5,913,772 Clark June 22, 1999 Rick ... an ... Hennessy ... examine. ... the ...
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      Oh, and if you want to compare the HH to the Clark Hammock, see:

      Patent 5,913,772
      Clark June 22, 1999

      Rick
      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "geoflyfisher
      <geoflyfisher@y...>" <geoflyfisher@y...> wrote:
      > Tom Hennessy's web site is great for learning about the use of his
      > hammock and something about its potential advantages. Since I am
      an
      > engineer at heart, it is also useful for me to see how something is
      > done, and how it is made. (Yeah, I got the nack.)
      >
      > Tom's Patent is very complete and has great drawings of the
      Hennessy
      > system. I recommend it for reading for anyone who is considering
      > purchase and does not have access to one of the hammocks to
      examine.
      >
      > I point out that the patent I found does not address the issue of
      the
      > asymetrical design recently introduced. Whether this is the
      subject
      > of a subsequent patent I do not know.
      >
      > A great place to look at patents is right from the horse's mouth at:
      >
      > http://www.uspto.gov/main/patents.htm
      >
      > If I remember right, you need to install a free viewer for the
      > pictures in patents. The site tells you how this can be done.
      >
      > The Hennessy Hammock patent is # 6389620 dated 21 May 2002.
      >
      > Update: UPS says my hammock is "out for delivery" today. Maybe it
      > will be on my front porch when I arrive home.
      >
      > Rick aka Flyfisher <><
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