RE: [Hammock Camping] going lt....
I have heard several horror stories about people getting bitten through the bottom of nylon hammocks. I would not risk it, I would use the P stuff. I always do. It works.
Thanks David and Chet
I have the UL asym HH so will try first without treatment and see how the mites do.
- Quoting Susan Turner <hammockhanger@...>:
> The switch was basically for the cold weather. I like my HH soIt may be more complicated than that, like having two boyfriends. Perhaps you
> much... I do not feel confined in it at all. But I was just
> intrigued by the peapod and am going to try it for cold weather
> camping. I still love my HH. Guess, it's like having two kids...
should be careful one does not dump you.
- Quoting firefly <firefly@...>:
> I have heard several horror stories about people getting bitten through the###
> bottom of nylon hammocks. I would not risk it, I would use the P stuff. I
> always do. It works.
Also works to have a layer of foam in the hammock.
- I bought a Byer Moskito Traveller hammock this past Fall--I liked the
idea of the mosquito netting already attached. When I got the
hammock, I immediately noticed the bottom was not even close to being
as thick as the bottom of my Clark (no bites through the Clark since
I got it a few years back). So I contacted the Byer folks noting the
thickness of the hammock and asked if a pad would be a smart
defense. Their reply was "yes." Since one of the reasons I got that
particular hammock was for light duty use and weight reduction (read
don't want no stinkin' pad) the idea of a repellant on the fabric
itself sounds like a fantastic idea to me.