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    question abotu adjustable ridgeline

    i have an 11ft hammock, and i'm wondering if i can just by a 72" whoopie sling, and use it as an adjustable ridgeline? i know people use whoopies and ridgelines, but i'm just not quite sure how they do it, let alone if it's a whoopie or a slightly modified one to make it fit a hammock.

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    I doubt it would be long enough. Even at it's longest, it's only 6'. The only possible adjustment would be shorter.

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    You'll need around a 9 foot ridgeline. IIRC Arrowhead Equipment sell adjustable ridgelines. They are made the same as whoopie sling but the distance from the fixed loop to the adjustable bury is much longer.
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    Oh right. I didn't even think about it being to short. I guess I'll have to buy one or make one.

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    My ridgeline length is 9-1/2' for my 11' hammocks. Just be sure you have enough adjustability to cover 80% - 90% of your hammock length.
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    i ordered an adjustable ridgeline from buttinasling.com so hopefully it should be long enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bkautzman89 View Post
    i ordered an adjustable ridgeline from buttinasling.com so hopefully it should be long enough.
    It's 7-10 feet long on adjustment. Should fit any hammock, 8.5-11 feet (if 83 percent is optimum for you). You'll have it soon. These ship quickly.
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