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    Sticky: I was introduced to the hammock forum from...

    I was introduced to the hammock forum from several members that found the company I work for online about 2 years ago. The idea appealed to me so I tried a few ideas that didn't work out as well as I...
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    I took a daisy chain cam strap that we designed...

    I took a daisy chain cam strap that we designed for securing rafting gear in whitewater rafts and put that around a tree, hooked a carabiner to it, and hooked it to my pack. Now I use a dry bag pack...
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    Outdoor Retailer Show (a little late)

    Last July I had the pleasure of going to the Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City. For those who don't know the Outdoor Retailer Show is THE show for buyers from all over to come to look for...
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    If someone wants to come up with a design or two...

    If someone wants to come up with a design or two for a belt designed specifically for the needs of the hammock hiker, I would be happy to quote it out and maybe even add it to our site for ease of...
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    most of our carabiners weigh 2.1oz and are rated...

    most of our carabiners weigh 2.1oz and are rated for about 5000#. the locking weighs 2.4oz.
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    http://www.strapworks.com/Carabiners_s/29.htm...

    http://www.strapworks.com/Carabiners_s/29.htm here is a link to our carabiners. Any of these will work.

    If anyone is concerned about the rocking motion of the hammock turning the straps into a...
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    Sometimes I overthink things, and othertimes I...

    Sometimes I overthink things, and othertimes I can't see the forest throught the trees.
    Now that I am scrapping this idea, any suggestions as to where I might find an inexpesive hammock that can...
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    My Father (the retired highschool physics and...

    My Father (the retired highschool physics and chemistry teacher) used to love driving kids crazy with that one. I think he stopped when one student became convinced that "math is farce" and alomst...
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    Since we are talking math check out this...

    Since we are talking math check out this equation:
    a = b
    ab = b2
    ab a2 = b2 a2
    a(a b) = (a + b)(a b) [(a - b) on both sides cancel each other out]
    a = a + b ...
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    I know the stitch you are referring to. It is a...

    I know the stitch you are referring to. It is a variation on the box X. This is the one I was refering to as a Box Argyle. I coined the term because it reminds me of an argyle pattern in socks and...
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    That is one funny man... I think sleeping on...

    That is one funny man...

    I think sleeping on the water might be comfortable when napping during a hot summer day, but at night the water will sap all the heat and potentially cause hypothermia...
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    I'll have to test it out with a spare.

    I'll have to test it out with a spare.
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    The friction is what keeps the straps from...

    The friction is what keeps the straps from sliding down the tree. Just the action of wrapping the webbing around the tree could pick up slivers. I might be over thinking it a bit though, but I would...
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    We at Strapworks...

    We at Strapworks have added a new design to our straps to make it easier for you to order these hammock supports. I call it the Strapworks Simple Sling. I would have called it a Hammock Strap, but I...
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    Hammock Hanging Straps

    We at Strapworks have added a new design to our straps to make it easier for you to order these hammock supports. I call it the Strapworks Simple Sling. I would have called it a Hammock Strap, but I...
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    We at Strapworks...

    We at Strapworks have added a new design to our straps to make it easier for you to order these hammock supports. I call it the Strapworks Simple Sling. I would have called it a Hammock Strap, but I...
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    Good Idea or Bad Idea?

    I have been planning a Kayaking/Camping trip for this coming summer. The challenges I am facing are summed up in two categories: Weight and Space.
    I plan to use an inflatable Kayak, a couple of dry...
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    Published Ratings on webbings vary from mill to...

    Published Ratings on webbings vary from mill to mill. Most will give a safety buffer and rate their webbing lower to apease their liability insurance company. I know our polyester mill has 2in...
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    I have been getting allot of customers this last...

    I have been getting allot of customers this last year that have spoken of this forum, and finally I had one send me a link to this site. I am continuously being asked for a length of webbing that is...
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    unless you have a sewing machine (preferrably a...

    unless you have a sewing machine (preferrably a bar tacker or box X machine) it is difficult to hand stitch enough stitches tight enough to match the strength of the webbing.

    You can calculate...
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