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    Member JakobW's Avatar
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    Am I doing it right?

    I just got my 20 degree incubator for christmas today, and I have a question about suspension. I understand hooking the long piece of shockcord to the hammock suspension, but the bottom piece of the triangle that comes from the channels on the quilt confuses me. I wasn't sure how to rig it (which is why I came here) and I ran the hammock under the short piece of shock cord from the channels. Is this right?
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    I hope that helps some.

    Also a HUGE thanks to HammockGear. The quality is amazing, and my mother and I thank you for getting it here by Christmas. (the day before actually!) She said if it weren't for you guys it would have gotten here in January, so big thanks! (She's the lady from Lancaster, OH)
    So thanks guys!

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    The short piece should go under the hammock. http://www.hammockgear.com/under-quilts/ explains the secondary suspension.

    I just got mine too. Can't wait to use it

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    Thanks! Also, is there supposed to be 2 S-biners?

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    Yes, they should attach to your suspension line
    Quote Originally Posted by JakobW View Post
    Thanks! Also, is there supposed to be 2 S-biners?

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    Look in my gallery at this photo: http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery...mageuser=13594

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boomer View Post

    Great idea.

    Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boomer View Post
    I'm not sure I understand how that biner connecting the secondary suspension to the ridgeline helps. If it's not stationary on the ridgeline, isn't the biner just gonna move with tension? You got me thinking, though. A Zing-It soft shackle prusik might do a mighty fine job, and stay in place.
    Last edited by SilvrSurfr; 12-28-2012 at 22:58.

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    Dutchgear where they make it easy to hang yourself

    http://www.outdoortrailgear.com/feat...quilt-hangers/

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    +1 on the others' comments. That piece is a secondary suspension that helps keep things tighter up against you. There should be an s-biner at each end. You should clip each s-biner to the suspension just above the gathered material at each end. Make sure the head is oriented correctly - it's the side with the HG logo patch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by breyman View Post
    it's the side with the HG logo patch.
    On the current model, the logo patch should be at your left shoulder. It varied on older ones (including "custom made by Stormcrow"). If you look at the photo on their website, you can visually see the differential cut for the body & the leg 'shelf'. The baffles are deeper on the body section:

    http://www.hammockgear.com/incubator-0-long/

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