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    Help with WBBB ridge line

    SO I just got my WBBB in the mail today. I love it but im having a bit of trouble adjusting the ridge line. The hammock is about Chair high, trees 15 ft apart and straps 6ft up on tree. How do you tell when it is taught enough or is to loose. And yes I Have watched Brandon's video about 100 times but just looking for some xtra advice, helpful hints.
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    Lay in it - if the ridgeline is so tight it makes noise when you pluck it, it's too tight. If the bugnet is sagging in your face, it's too loose. If you are comfortable, it's just right

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    I try to hang with a very slight bow in the ridgeline, and when I get in, it tightens right up to about right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lori View Post
    I try to hang with a very slight bow in the ridgeline, and when I get in, it tightens right up to about right.
    Same here. The test I use is when laying in the hammock grab a hold of the ridgeline and try and bend it. If you can bend it straight up without a terrible amount of effort it's about right. If it's too tight to bend it's too tight. If you can bend it past straight up then it's too loose.

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    I am going to have to echo the last two posts. I like mine loose but not sagging in my face.

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