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    Quote Originally Posted by sclittlefield View Post
    It also depends on the type of 1.1oz ripstop nylon used. There is the normal type 6, then the high tenacity type 66. (better quality).
    I've never seen that distinction anywhere. How do I know what I'm getting?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigwig View Post
    I've never seen that distinction anywhere. How do I know what I'm getting?
    Most places won't tell you, and usually because they simply have no idea. And really, for hammock purposes, it's not going to make all that much of a difference in the end. Don't feel like you have to search out the High Tenacity Type 66 - you'll do just fine with the other. It's just a better quality and will handle loads better.

    I believe, on JoAnn's website, their "Sport" ripstop is listed as type 66. All the ripstops I carry are, and beyond that, just ask if it's important to you - some companies will know, others won't.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sclittlefield View Post
    Most places won't tell you, and usually because they simply have no idea. And really, for hammock purposes, it's not going to make all that much of a difference in the end. Don't feel like you have to search out the High Tenacity Type 66 - you'll do just fine with the other. It's just a better quality and will handle loads better.

    I believe, on JoAnn's website, their "Sport" ripstop is listed as type 66. All the ripstops I carry are, and beyond that, just ask if it's important to you - some companies will know, others won't.
    Nice! I like that olive color that you have. 30 yards ordered!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigwig View Post
    Nice! I like that olive color that you have. 30 yards ordered!
    30yds Shipped. Thanks.
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    30yds Shipped. Thanks.
    What customer service!

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