Subject: Re: Can you make an asym hammock
- Hmmm, cool. There's no substitute for doing my own experiments.
Thanks for the reply.
Bill in Houston
--- In email@example.com, "ptoddf" <ptoddf@a...> wrote:
> Bill, (Zippy):
> Hard to tell you what I found, not to be obscure...
> I'm still working on it. Want to try the Shane bias idea...
> But, for example, if using the folding method described by Risk in
> his test hammock, what if the first fold to the center is not
> straight across, but is pulled down an inch or two, so the two
> meet in the center but an inch or two below the line of the top of
> the hammock?
> This affects the side tension against your body a lot. If you go
> down maybe 3 inches you won't be able to lie in the hammock.
> roll off the sides. Huge change.
> Just an example. You got to try it. With the hose and clamp test
> method, you can do different things to each end and try both at
> see which way you want to go. Ten minutes later try something else.
> If I had any final great ideas I'd tell you right now.
> Best, Todd in Tarzana.