Originally Posted by slowhike
at the risk of a tongue lashing from funbun, i got to see what others think about the descending rings i bought today for a buckle.
not to doubt my hammock college, but at blackbishiop's suggestion i bought these even though they are hollow & have no load rating.
i made a buckle from two & put it on the hammock & sat in it. also did a little light bouncing.
seems to be fine.
They are rated, if you look in the right place:
I think 16.6kN should be plenty.