Hammock Camping Re: Cord marking question
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "David Chinell"
> I thought it was just me that was so fussy about getting thingscentered. I
> usually tie each knot at least twice before I'm satisfied that thehammock
> is centered, at the right height, and under the right tension.Twice if I'm
> lucky. Usually more than that.That's why I mark my cords. Then I only have to tie the knots once.
I used to get irritated not to get it right the first time which is
why I came up with the cord marking system. (I'm pretty sure lazy
people are the most creative --- they have an incentive to make
things easier that more energetic folks don't <grin>)
- i would stitch some white(or maybe dayglo yellow) nylon thread through
the rope or strap.
bs (who just found a new list and can't help answering old posts)
> . . . I
> have marked my hammock tie-out ropes (cords really) with little
> rings of white medical tape at 1 foot intervals . . .
> . . . how to mark the rope a little
> more permanently? I tried white-out and a few types of paint
> (although I'm hesitant to try some of the solvent based ones in fear
> of what they might do to the cord/rope).