Oh, and if you want to compare the HH to the Clark Hammock, see:
Clark June 22, 1999
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<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
> 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
> system. I recommend it for reading for anyone who is considering
> purchase and does not have access to one of the hammocks to
> I point out that the patent I found does not address the issue of
> asymetrical design recently introduced. Whether this is the
> of a subsequent patent I do not know.
> A great place to look at patents is right from the horse's mouth at:
> 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 <><