Re: [Hammock Camping] hammock adjustments
- Um, Ralph, buddy, that's 3 thoughts not "a thought or two" ;-)
Jodi, being a wise acre
On 7/29/05, Ralph Oborn <Ralph.oborn@...> wrote:
> Just a thought or two.
> 1) there is a lot more tension on your hammock rope than on a tent guy line.
> 2) Eventually the tensionors chew up the rope. Hammock ropes can be
> apain to replace.
> 3) If a tent tensioner slips. the tent may drop, if a hammock
> tensioner slips I will drop, so I want something with a better safety
"If it ain't got a Banjo in it, it ain't Bluegrass!" - Ed Bolton
- Leon Moonen wrote:
>Alternatively, I've thought of attaching short (~20 cm) loops to theI've gone to a single ridge line from tree hugger to tree hugger with
>hammock that are tied with a prusik knot to a double line rigged
>through the tree huggers. I haven't experimented with this yet but
>used prusik knot's while climbing an they can be easily adjusted and
>will hold serious weights (they 'bite' the rope when loaded).
>Is there anyone with experience using prusik's for hanging/adjusting a
the hammock suspended below it using prussiks and 'biners. Works
well, adjusts easily.