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[Hammock Camping] Re:attaching hammock body to rope - Duane

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  • zippydooda
    I do like the looks of that, especially the webbing as far as distributing the load. Okay, now for my Walmart to just put some good material on the
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 8, 2004
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      I do like the looks of that, especially the webbing as far as
      distributing the load. Okay, now for my Walmart to just put some
      good material on the buck-a-yard racks...

      Bill in Houston

      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, jonas4321@j... wrote:
      > Bill-
      >
      > The double-sheet bend is my preferred method. I find that it's
      simple to
      > tie and untie, it's very uncomplicated materials-wise, and if
      webbing is
      > used, it stresses the fabric less than rope would (not that rope
      WOULD do
      > any damage, but the webbing MUST stress it less, as it has a larger
      > surface area).
      >
      > I have some pics on the group's photo area under Jonas4321.
      >
      > I am planning on using webbing just for the tree and the hammock,
      with
      > rope in between, but have not made it there yet.
      >
      > Jonas
      >
      > On Mon, 08 Nov 2004 16:35:33 -0000 "zippydooda" <zippydooda@y...>
      > writes:
      > >
      > >
      > > Once you get the end folded, could you use a sheet bend (double
      > > maybe) to connect it to the rope that then goes to the tree? No
      > > overhand knot, no whipping? Thanks very much for your research
      and
      > >
      >
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