Originally Posted by teblum
Thanks, Black Bishop,
I thought about the hennessy tie outs and the whole assym thing, but decided I don't need/want them.
I know the diagonal position I want to sleep in. (I sleep with my inside shoulder outside of, or, at least on, the centerline of the hammock.)
It is true that I have to "push the edge of the hammock out there to get in position, but, once set it's stable and I don't feel any risk of flipping. So "for me", simpler is better.
If the strain on the netting causes problems, I will go in the direction you suggest.
I wasn't really recommending a HH clone, with tie-outs and Asym. Rather, I think using that shape for the bugnet would just be easier. No need for tie-outs IMO.
The stress I referred to (should've probably been clearer) wasn't stress to the body of the netting like you're suggesting (I think). I would be more concerned about having part of the netting inside the end whipping. The support lines might very well tear the netting pretty easily, making a hole and defeating the purpose. If you were to make the netting in a sort of "fitted oval" shape and attach it outside the whipping, you wouldn't have that problem. Might save a couple ounces, too. JMO.