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    Inside out/upside down?

    Is there a right or wrong way to hang this thing? Does it really matter?

    These are the thoughts that plague my mind.

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    I have wondered this myself for 2 years and still do not know the answer!

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    I know my BIAS WW DL w/knotty mod, definitely has an inside out. If it is inside out then my head left/feet right turns into a head right/feet left. I had mine made with 2 colors, od green on the inside and coyote brown on the outside to be able to tell instantly if it is hung correctly, bu you can also tell by the hem.

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    I think on most hammocks it doesn't really matter, but I did hear someone say that the hem should be on the outside so while getting in and out you don't snag things on it.....always seemed to make sense to me

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    On an ENO or similar end channel hammock it doesn't matter. If it's whipped like a WB traveler, it can make a difference.
    Don't let life get in the way of living.

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    This is a very minor thing, but I like to set it up so that the attached stuff pouch opening is facing out in case I want to stick something into it.

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    When hangin my doublenest I make sure my stuff sack is oriented on the side I am going to enter the hammock and also make sure it opens toward the outside/away from the hammock. Not sure if that make sense, but I have hung it where to put something in the stuff sack i would have to reach under the hammock..which to me is not correct.

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    It seems like the end-all, be-all is that it's not structurally a problem to not worry myself over orientation.

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    I hang mine so the stuff sack can be reached and used as a pocket. If its upside down the sack opening is under the hammock, and its a struggle to get anything into it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stargaze View Post
    I hang mine so the stuff sack can be reached and used as a pocket. If its upside down the sack opening is under the hammock, and its a struggle to get anything into it.
    This is how I finally figured it out!

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