Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: This Correct?

  1. #1
    Chug's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    McMinnville, Or
    Hammock
    DIY D.L. Hammock, Eagle Nest pro
    Tarp
    Kelty12',9' & SF
    Insulation
    Down UnderQuilt
    Suspension
    Woopie Slings
    Posts
    468

    This Correct?

    Thought, I posted it last night.. Can't find thread.. ugh. Hope not repeat.

    Just got my 7 Yards of Fabric in, From BackWoods DIY Vendor on site. Fast shipping.

    Made a DL.. Made 5 foot Whoopies for it, Threaded them through the channel. Some how does not look right.. Should I have used just a cord, bunch it up & tie it.. Then loop the Whoopies, over that bundle & Tighten it up?.

    I Hung it up, Nice More space and can lay flat with lots of room for my feet & head to lay. 5' 9" not that tall, fits great. Will help, in adding more Insulation for winter camp. So much better then my Single Nest ENO. ( keeping that one for Summer Use only Or converting Others).

    Thouies

    Some photos:



  2. #2
    dragon360's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Toronto, ON
    Hammock
    WBBB/TR, DIY, HH, SB DL, GT UL
    Tarp
    ID/OES/WB/WL
    Insulation
    HG/WB/Go-Lite/WB
    Suspension
    Whoopie/Straps/DW
    Posts
    6,389
    Images
    1
    Threading it through the channel is simply another way of doing it. I tend to do that for my shorter hammocks (including GT UL) and for my longer, I tend to do the Warbonnet style ball. The channels seems to give me a bit more length on the shorter hammies!
    The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. - St. Augustine

    Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
    - Bob Marley

  3. #3
    PapaSmurf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Fredericksburg, Ohio
    Hammock
    Dream Hammock
    Tarp
    UGQ
    Insulation
    UGQ
    Posts
    1,853
    Yep, that looks great.
    One thing I try to do is tighten the channel so that the eye loop is almost sunk into the channel out of sight. This will help keep it centered in the channel when the whoopie is tightened by adding weight.

    There is very minimal stress on the channel stitching when you do it this way. Most of the force is on the end of the channel where the whoopie fixed end pinches it.

    A channel end hammock tends to open up wider than a whipped end hammock and that is rather important if your hammock happens to be a little shorter.

  4. #4
    Rat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Bertram, Texas
    Hammock
    DIY 126 x 60 Tablecloth
    Tarp
    JRB 10 x 11
    Insulation
    New River/Owhyee
    Suspension
    Whoopie
    Posts
    1,312
    Images
    22
    Yep, looks great. And you said it's comfortable, that's the real test!
    "I aim to misbehave." - Capt. Mal Reynolds
    Mind of a Rat Youtube Channel

  5. #5
    Chug's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    McMinnville, Or
    Hammock
    DIY D.L. Hammock, Eagle Nest pro
    Tarp
    Kelty12',9' & SF
    Insulation
    Down UnderQuilt
    Suspension
    Woopie Slings
    Posts
    468
    Great news to know its Meets standards.. I will not fear the Sudden THUMP, from a blow out.

    Just have to hang in it longer & play with the set ups. Till I find the sweet spot, then will add a Ridge line. IF I lay End to end in a straight line. The center near the feet is tight with ridge in it. Till I lay off center diagonal.. then feels better. MOre hang time will work out the bugs.


    Next update on it.. To Spray it with Permethrin Add drip lines, Done.

  6. #6
    Klaussinator's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    southern VA
    Hammock
    DIY dbl.layer
    Tarp
    DIY camo semi-cat
    Insulation
    DIY IX-UQ
    Suspension
    DIY whoopies
    Posts
    1,170
    Quote Originally Posted by Chug View Post
    . . . Add drip lines, Done.
    Yeah right! Some addictions are tough to break.

    -Klauss
    My Blog: http://www.klaussinator.com My YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/rexmichaelson

    "But hey, 2 trees anywhere is a bedroom waiting to happen, right?"

Similar Threads

  1. Correct Hang Point?
    By singletons11 in forum Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 10-09-2013, 00:15
  2. correct terminology?
    By SquirrelGirl in forum General Hammock Talk
    Replies: 35
    Last Post: 07-01-2013, 03:43
  3. Who can help me correct my User Name?
    By Second Wind in forum Introduce Yourself
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 04-02-2013, 21:10
  4. Correct size of New River?
    By Acer in forum Arrowhead Equipment (Home of Kick Ass Quilts)
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 07-30-2011, 17:55
  5. Correct material for an under quilt?
    By jima59 in forum Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 07-20-2011, 17:05

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •