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    I am wondering how this worked out for you... I was thinking of folding the webbing in half and sewing it together every 5 or so inches to make loops for a quick setup.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theerb View Post
    ...Nylon webbing...Will it stop stretching?
    No, nylon webbing is unfortunately designed to stretch. PolyPro or Polyester is better for static load applications like hammocking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by theerb View Post
    I am new and I bought that Nylon webbing from the climbing shop at REI, and boy does it stretch. I had to keep tightening things... Will it stop stretching? I am 6'2" and 245 lbs so thats whare the stretch comes in...
    Yup, like AS said it will stretch every time you get a load on it, then when unloaded it will shrink back and be ready to stretch again when you load it up next. Polyester is best IMO as it dose not stretch and is stronger than polypro. I just like it better myself. But YMMV
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    Many people, myself included, have purchased seat belt webbing for the lack of stretch. Hmmm...where did I purchase it? Paul??

    I have used the dynamic load nylon webbing, and have ended up on the ground, gently of course, twice in one night.
    Last edited by OldnSlow; 03-09-2010 at 11:13. Reason: attempt to clarify webbing type

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