Originally Posted by BillyBob58
Are you familiar with 210D Oxford nylon? If so, do you think that 2 layers of 1.7 would stretch less than the Oxford single layer? I notice that the Safari is only rated for 350 lbs. Some single layer Parachute nylon hammocks are rated at 400.
hard to compare ratings between manufactuers. wt/yd of hammock fabric is best comparison. indeed, the single layer of oxford is lighter than 2 layers of 1.7 so the 1.7 double should stretch less. not sure exactly how heavy 210d oxford is, but the haab fabric is around 2.5oz/yd maybe (a guess)