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    what other materiels for hammock?

    what other materiels besides 1.9 ripstop could be used for a good hammock? what have you guys dabbled in?
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    materials

    My first hammock was made of polyester taffeta albeit an indoor one it is working well. I;d estimate the weight of the fabric @ 2.5 oz/yd.

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    anything besides polyester?
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    You can use any material strong enough to hold you up, but most materials are suitable for backpacking for various reasons.
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    other materiels

    I used tafetta to 10 cents por meter, weighing 180 pounds and supports me.

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