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    Little hike

    I took a night in my hammock end try my new webbings,saturday morning i wake up on the ground the webbing has sag,yes I have secure whith a Clove Hitch.I put on my ny sealskin of bugnet i have make belief or not it`s to short
    end the last is my morning view
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    Right off the top of my head it looks like you had a very long distance between your trees. The longer the distance the higher up the trees you need to tie. I think most people try for a distance around 12-15 feet (4=5 meters) Your's looks somewhat longer than that. It would also make a difference what the webbing is made out of. Nylon webbing has quite a bit of stretch to it as opposed to polyester or polypropylene. There's lots of threads comparing the various webbing materials with their pros and cons.

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    Rev is right, looks like you should pop the straps up the tree a good little bit for a steeper angle on them. Looks so nice there, and right by the stream.
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    What they said..or pick different trees. My tarp is 12 feet long so I want trees at least 13 feet apart, up to 16-18. My only two trees in the backyard are 25 feet apart and my straps are way up in those trees..like 8 feet up.
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