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    wilderness logic "night owl"

    I am interested in the night owl design ---seems like it would do very well for tall people like me! Just wondering, is it just a rectangal with drawstrings on the side, or are there foot pockets built in?
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    Hey stevebo, I believe that Knotty's side-stretch hammock is of a very similar design
    Here . Just change his starting fabric length of 10' 6" to 11" like the owl.
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    11 feet---wow! Thats what I needed to know--thanks!~ do you know if its just a rectangle, or assym? Sewn foot box?
    FYI: If you want to know what type a certain bear is, sneak up behind it and kick it. Then,
    run like crazy and climb up a tree. If the bear climbs the tree and eats you, it's a black
    bear. If the bear just pushes the tree over and eats you, it's a grizzly bear : )


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    Hammock is roughly rectangular. No built in footbox like the WBBB. But the shock cord in the sides can configure the hammock with a pseudo-footbox. I've got the Lite Owl, and I like it better without the shock cord sides pulled tight.
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    i use a NO and a LO and they do provide a little more comfort for taller hangers.
    the shock cords allow me to customize the amount of edge control where my feet and head settle.
    i shorten the foot cord to help me keep my feet from sneaking out of the hammock when i roll onto my side.
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    This eliminates the "floppy side syndrome" too...am I right Flatline?
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    Quote Originally Posted by L.D. Cakes View Post
    This eliminates the "floppy side syndrome" too...am I right Flatline?
    i have a syndrome, or two, but i have the "floppy side" thing all cinched up

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    One more question: when you say its 11 feet long, is that before the ends are whipped? Also, is it a channel/warbonnet whip?
    FYI: If you want to know what type a certain bear is, sneak up behind it and kick it. Then,
    run like crazy and climb up a tree. If the bear climbs the tree and eats you, it's a black
    bear. If the bear just pushes the tree over and eats you, it's a grizzly bear : )


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    i think the NO starts at 11' before the whipping.
    i'm not sure of the final "finished" length. (I have a SRL attached, 108").

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