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    If you are planning on sewing the layers together I would just make a channel for the shock cord. Otherwise, I would put it on the outside layer. I'm not sure how well that will work.

    Is there any reason that you want a double layer? This stuff is plenty strong in a single layer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Caveman View Post
    If you are planning on sewing the layers together I would just make a channel for the shock cord. Otherwise, I would put it on the outside layer. I'm not sure how well that will work.

    Is there any reason that you want a double layer? This stuff is plenty strong in a single layer.
    AHH GOOD IDEA!

    Mostly experimenting...I'm thinking about going full time and wanting something insanely strong.
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    Nice writeup Caveman.

    For those not familiar with the "Knotty mod" see the links in my signature below and this original thread about the stretch side mod. http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=29560
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    Thanks Knotty! Props to you buddy!
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    You've convinced me to add the knotty-mod to mine. Thanks for the pictorial!

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    Thanks for showing this. I've been on the fence about doing a foot box so it is nice to know even if I'm out in the woods I can change my mind with minimal tools. Excellent.
    Sup?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrockLeigh View Post
    Thanks for showing this. I've been on the fence about doing a foot box so it is nice to know even if I'm out in the woods I can change my mind with minimal tools. Excellent.
    The stretch mod is an easy to do alternative to a footbox. I actually like it better since you can sit on the side of a hammock with a stretch mod but not a footbox.
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    Great tutorial and pictures. I'm gonna have to try one of these table cloths soon. They seem to be a super deal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artjrk View Post
    What is the purpose of the shock cord in the hem? Does it go on both sides?

    I have six pieces on order for holiday presents for family. Looking forward to setting them all up.
    Here is the link to the knotty mod with instructions.

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    Just went to website and they have a store wide 15% off sale which makes these tablecloths $11.04
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