Page 5 of 5 FirstFirst ... 345
Results 41 to 42 of 42
  1. #41
    Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2018
    Location
    Central FL
    Posts
    49
    My order is supposed to come in today according to tracking. Suspense!

  2. #42
    MikekiM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    Location
    East of Montauk, NY
    Hammock
    DIY
    Tarp
    HG DCF Stnd + WP
    Insulation
    HammockGear
    Suspension
    Kevlar + Beckett
    Posts
    3,038
    Images
    21

    Introducing 1.0 oz MONOLITE Ripstop Nylon Mesh

    Had a few hours yesterday to sew the Monolite hammock..

    Very easy to work with as others have mentioned. Doesn't compress as much as other fabrics.. the end gather is substantially larger than any other fabric I have worked with.

    I am pleasantly surprised at the comfort this crazy light fabric offers. I was expecting it to be extremely stretchy. I found being able to see the underquilt valuable. I just bought a HG Phoenix and its' maiden voyage was under the Monolite. I see a massive gap at the foot end that I would have surely missed under a more opaque fabric.

    I'll have to spend a few nights back-to-back to really determine whether it's a viable option for multiday trips or if it's just a novelty.

    Still have to add the side pull outs so I haven't weighed it yet.

    If it proves comfortable I am going to add a removable Half Wit style bug net..

    Edit... Done. With side pull outs and dynaglide CLs it weighs exactly 8 ounces in a DCF bishop bag.
    Last edited by MikekiM; 04-21-2019 at 15:04.
    _______________________________________
    The difficulty of finding any given trail marker is directly proportional to the importance of the consequences of failing to find it.

    You wonder why I love to sleep alone, in the woods, in a hammock.. I wonder why you don't...

  • + New Posts
  • Page 5 of 5 FirstFirst ... 345

    Similar Threads

    1. Introducing 0.75 oz MEMBRANE 10 Ripstop Nylon
      By ripstopbytheroll in forum Ripstop By The Roll
      Replies: 18
      Last Post: 01-09-2019, 12:36
    2. Introducing 0.56 oz MEMBRANE 7 Ripstop Nylon
      By ripstopbytheroll in forum Ripstop By The Roll
      Replies: 9
      Last Post: 09-24-2018, 08:50
    3. 1.1 Ripstop nylon vs 1.0 oz HyperD Diamond Ripstop nylon
      By lilbear in forum Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
      Replies: 5
      Last Post: 06-22-2017, 20:13
    4. Wanting to trade 1.5 ripstop nylon for 1.1 ripstop nylon
      By Tillamook in forum [SOLD/WITHDRAWN] Items no longer available
      Replies: 8
      Last Post: 01-04-2012, 17:14
    5. PowerGrid Nylon with Spectra. 500 Denier coated Ripstop Nylon?
      By thesleepingcoyote in forum Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
      Replies: 5
      Last Post: 04-02-2007, 06:23

    Bookmarks

    Posting Permissions

    • You may not post new threads
    • You may not post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts
    •