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BFTH has dropped my hammock height a bit. I like to wake up in the morning and have easy access to getting breakfast going.
"We're the Sultans of Swing."
I usually put the tree straps at eye level on the trees. It puts the hammock in near perfect position to sit in and climb out.
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I am experimenting with a hammock I just finished sewing.
It is really a copy of the top of my coleman cot. I have strung it up various ways and i am impressed at how comfortable it is even with my butt resting on the ground.
I plan to try it on side hills. Then it will be one side touching the ground and the other side raised to make it level. I might have to raise the butt off the ground or I could get crippled sleeping with all the weight on one cheek.
im mostly play here and im light infantry...knees okay...service connected back...but look in background of pics...pretty ****** terrain and the way weather is looking this month i will be on snow http://www.mccoy.army.mil/
I hang lowwww. I like to just roll out to pee. And climb back in on my knees. No standing required.