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    tablecloth suspension

    Just made to whipped hammocks any suggestions on best way to attach whoopies.

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    larks-head your fixed loop behind the whipping.

    I personally like tying a knot in the end of my gathered-end hammocks rather than whipping...easier to do and gives more material for the larks-head to grab.

    73

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    Thanks for info

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    Quote Originally Posted by bowl-maker View Post
    larks-head your fixed loop behind the whipping.

    I personally like tying a knot in the end of my gathered-end hammocks rather than whipping...easier to do and gives more material for the larks-head to grab.

    73
    So you just gather the material at the end and tie a overhand knot?

    Then larks-head behind the knot?

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    Even if it is a little bit late for your already whipped hammock:

    I spliced a locked brummel fix eye loop in the amsteel line first and whipped it afterwards. Works like a charm and takes 2 minutes.

    There seems to be a way to make a fix eye loop splice with only one loose end available, the Mc Donald brummel

    http://www.animatedknots.com/brummelmcdonald/

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