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    Right or left lay?

    About to order habanero and have one questions about directional baffles.

    I sleep head right/feet left; is that right lay or left lay?

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    Head right/feet left is typically called a left lay, but remove any doubt by specifically confirming this when ordering.

    When I first got into hammocking I would've sworn that head direction would be more important than foot, but nooooo....
    UL, because nobody ever asks "How can I make my pack heavier?"

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    Head right and your body lays slanted to the left, hence left lay. I'm a left lay, but usually get straight baffles so it can be used by others if needed. Might need to try the directional baffles sometime!
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    I am "Left Lay". I went through a fair amount of gear before I figured out I am a lefty.

    I put together a TQ with directional baffles, I did not feel like they made much if any difference except in esthetics. I like the look but the function was not much different.
    Last edited by IRONFISH45; 11-12-2018 at 23:35.

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    Thank you all! Time to upgrade from the no-sew PLUQ.

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    Went with the straight lay. Looks great after cursory glance, can't wiat to use it!

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    I think you will be happy!

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    After a couple nights in the hammock I have come to the sad conclusion that it is too short for me. It breaks my heart bc it is such a beautiful piece of gear.

    I called LL and spoke with George, which is what I should have done in the first place. He set me straight. Now I get to try and sell this one as I wait for my new, longer UQ.

    BUT, the good news is that I went ahead and got a TQ, too!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiggen View Post
    After a couple nights in the hammock I have come to the sad conclusion that it is too short for me. It breaks my heart bc it is such a beautiful piece of gear.

    I called LL and spoke with George, which is what I should have done in the first place. He set me straight. Now I get to try and sell this one as I wait for my new, longer UQ.

    BUT, the good news is that I went ahead and got a TQ, too!
    Yeah. I am glad that I went with longer dimensions than what I thought I needed. My long UQ just so happens to be the perfect length for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IRONFISH45 View Post
    I am "Left Lay". I went through a fair amount of gear before I figured out I am a lefty.

    I put together a TQ with directional baffles, I did not feel like they made much if any difference except in esthetics. I like the look but the function was not much different.
    The very first thing I did when I crawled in my first hammock was to decide which lay?? For some unknown reason a R lay felt awkward but a L lay felt comfy. I didn't think it would matter but it sure did for me. The difference was like night & day.

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