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    Here is an pic I took of mine. I ususally pull the skins down just a little more.


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    Oh yea, that was another question I had. Do the skins "go" somewhere specific when everything is set up? Should I slide them right up against the HH knot, push them back, or what?

    So the pic Jeff took, you mean that tiny little bitty strand of thread does the trick?
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    How about "Drip Diverter"?
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    Yeah I was suprised that was all it took too. I think that once the water starts flowing, it does not stop. So the little strand will be enough. Next time I set up I am going to see if twisting the hammock will work. Just make sure that whatever you use you test it out first.

    I put my skins on the ends of my hammock underneath the tarp. That way they will be dry when I put them over the hammock. I know they are semi waterproof, but I do not think that anyone's skins would stay dry if left in the rain for a long time.

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    Man that HH looks good with straps!

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    drip stopper - looks like another term to add to the glossary

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    How about this little doodad used on the Clark hammocks. I read there is a patent pending but it sure wouldn't take much to make one from a piece of aluminum tubing. My daughter has one and claims it works very well.

    Click here: http://www.junglehammock.com/ease4.php#drip

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miguel View Post
    How about this little doodad used on the Clark hammocks. I read there is a patent pending but it sure wouldn't take much to make one from a piece of aluminum tubing. My daughter has one and claims it works very well.

    Click here: http://www.junglehammock.com/ease4.php#drip

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    i can`t tell for sure what they have there, but it looks like the rope just loops through a short pice of tubing. if so, i`d be wondering if that set-up would reduce the strength of the rope.
    another idea i experimented w/ was sewing a 3" pice of webbing on each side of the support webbing, forming a T. the cross pice was only sewed on the side near the hammock, then the stiching sealed w/ seam sealer. i didn`t spend much time w/ it before i moved on, but i belive that should serve as a definite water deverter... if it didn`t also reduce the strength of the webbing. ...tim
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    Quote Originally Posted by stoikurt View Post
    How about "Drip Diverter"?
    drip deverter, or water deverter, or rain deverter, mite be more accurate<G>
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