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    Shemagh gear hammock



    A little paracord and a shemagh and you got yourself a gear hammock.

    "I've Never Found Time Spent Amongst Nature To Be A Waste of Time" Anonymous

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    Good idea


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    Yet another reason to get a shemagh

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    DD Mesh Hammock for 12 bugs cannot be beaten as gear hammock.
    Your hammock looks very nice but the manner you hang it would be life-threatening for me. Angle your hammock suspension (rope) better at around 30 (not 45-50).

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    Why would it be life threatening? Besides potentially being uncomfortable, he's not risking high tension on trees or straps.

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    Senior Member xxl_hanger's Avatar
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    I never used such an uncommon angle. But you are right, shear force and cord tension is less with such a high hang angle.
    http://theultimatehang.com/hammock-hang-calculator/

    I will remind me next time I use my hammock in chair mode.
    Last edited by xxl_hanger; 05-17-2016 at 13:26.

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    It sags down to a better angle when I lay in it and it's a paracord SR until I get some amsteel or something of the like.

    "I've Never Found Time Spent Amongst Nature To Be A Waste of Time" Anonymous

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    Wider hammocks are actually quite comfortable when hung with lots of sag. I sleep in one every night.
    Dave

    http://www.uark.edu/misc/xtimber/rna/pattonsbluff.html

    It may not be rocket science, but it's still science.

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    Genius! I just gained one thing that I need using one thing that I have. Thanks.

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