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    looking for a local source of webbing for bridge hammock

    Hey guys, I am making a bridge hammock , and am looking for a source for webbing to use for the sides. I know alot of people use "strapworks"-----just wondering if anyone has found a local source for webbing that would work (home depot etc)
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    Ask local phone/electric companies for mule tape. It worked well on my bridge and i got it for free from a friend who worked at the phone company.

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    My Walmart has half an aisle fo sewing and crafts. They had 1.5" grosgrain 12 feet for $2. In the past grosgrain I used was pretty thick and substantial. The WM stuff is thin. I think people use it to make ribbons for girl's hair. Still, I am using it for channels in an UQ.

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    Mule tape is a good recommendation, so do as PE said and hit up your local power company.

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    Harbor Freight Straps

    Maybe they have Harbor Freight in your area like we do here. The polyester straps are pretty light weight, but I don't care for the color choice (the color does fade quite a bit however). I felt bad about cutting off the hardware with bolt cutters, but it still was economically priced.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dblhmmck View Post
    Maybe they have Harbor Freight in your area like we do here. The polyester straps are pretty light weight, but I don't care for the color choice (the color does fade quite a bit however). I felt bad about cutting off the hardware with bolt cutters, but it still was economically priced.
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