Hi there from Berlin,
so I just finished my first DIY hammock yesterday mainly following Dave XTrekker's instructions (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_PBm_2THwk). The only thing I didn't do yet is adding the guy out points because I'm still wondering why to do this.
I did some searches on the forum but couldn't find answers to the following questions:
1. Are the guy outs solely for preparing the diagonal lay so you can just jump in fast and find your lay instantly? Or are there any other (dis)advantages?
2. If they are there mainly for the lay, the placement depends on your lay diagonal angle and if your head/feet are either on the right or lift side, right?
3. In what angle measured from my ridge line do I pull out my guy out lines? Do I pull out on the extend of my lay line?
Thanx a lot for feeding this forum with useful information!