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    Lighthiker Switchback question, pic please

    Hey all, I thinking of buying a Switchback Lighthiker. I currently have a classic SB 1.9 SL. Could someone that has a Lighthiker take a picture of the netting where the ridge line goes through the netting for me. I know it's a little different from what I have but the pic on the website don't show it. Thanks in advance folks.

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    I can try to when I get home from work later tonight. The ridgeline doesn't go through the netting per se. It is secured to the outside and inside seperately IIRC. I'll work on getting a picture. I'm thinking of selling mine BTW. I just need money for other things right now. Keep me in mind if you are interested.
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    Cool! Thanks Bubba. I'll be waiting
    Last edited by krshome; 02-01-2014 at 14:40.

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    Sorry, just trying to get my camera back.
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    NP, I think I have a good idea of how it was done.

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    The net suspension on the LightHiker is achieved similar to the Switchback. There are GG loops sewn to the net on both sides (in/out) of the net on each end. The net suspension is attached to the outside loops and the adjustable "clothes line" is attached to the inside loops. Hope this helps.
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    I am a 5' female and started out with the original SB. Super comfy (I call it my Taj Mahal) but thought it was a lot of wasted material for a shorty, so I sold it and bought the LightHiker...and it didn't feel as comfortable for me because I like to really lie in the diagonal.

    Unless volume and weight are important, the original SB (IMO) is more comfortable. I think that it takes many newbies a while to discover how comfortable hammocking can be when they find the diagonal sweet spot.

    Fortunately, I won an original SB (in a lovely shade of blue) that TTT gear donated to FH2 ( Fl hang). I sold the LH.

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