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  1. Option to replace pads/underquilts at moderate temperatures

    Hammock camping is increasing in popularity among our local Boy Scout Troops, and as such, we have a lot of dialogue about all the "options" that exist. One idea a guy came up on the surface seems...
  2. "Retractable" cords?

    Anyone ever try using some kind of "retractable" cord system, something like those key holders you attach to your belt or those swipe-card holders that those of us in corporate hell have to use?
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    Actually, what I mentioned was that it "could"...

    Actually, what I mentioned was that it "could" double the static load. That's kind of a fudge factor engineers use for conservatively estimating the dynamic effect. In reality, you would need to...
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    The graph shows it really well visually. It's...

    The graph shows it really well visually. It's all basically right triangle trigonometry. The tension on the attachment is the hypoteneuse, and since you have 2 attachments, the overall weight is...
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    Here's where I show my geeky side... A 200...

    Here's where I show my geeky side...

    A 200 lbs. load roughly at the center of a hammock hanging at 30 will produce a tension of 200 lbs. at EACH attachment point to the tree. There's some basic...
  6. Thread: ENO DryFly

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    I just put the Dry Fly through its paces this...

    I just put the Dry Fly through its paces this weekend, hanging in a pretty major rainstorm for most of the night. The only problem I had was that there was a tree limb nearby that prevented the fly...
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    ENO Guardian Bugnet "Spreader"?

    I'm fairly new to this forum, and to hammock camping, so I want to get some advise from all of you guru-types here:cool:. I'm having a (cross my fingers) minor issue, and in looking through the past...
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