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    Senior Member Peg-Leg's Avatar
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    3rd DIY Hammock, dbl layer with zippered bugnet

    Just finished in time for the Sipsey Hang. My sewing won't win a beauty contest, but I think it will all hold. Cutting the bugnet precisely proved harder than I anticipated.

    I used aluminum rings form www.slingrings.com for the suspension. The rings avg 11 grams each and make for easy adjustments.

    All in all I'm pleased with the project.
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    Looks good peg-leg, a fine diy piece of pleasure. Nothing more satisfying than sleeping in YOUR own hammock.
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    looks good Peg-leg...
    I never put a bug net on any DIY hammock. Your sizing looks perfect!
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    I identify with the pad and SB setup- consider a 36-40" bit of Blue foam pad (crosswise) in the shoulder area- might save you a chilly spot or two.
    Just sayin'...
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    That's an interesting whipping method. Very cool. Nice job on the netting and zipper.
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    great job,,, looks nice

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    Really sweet hammock you made! Love the hammock material color.

    Wonderful job- you should be proud!

    May you have many a comfy hang in it

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