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    Quote Originally Posted by Curt View Post
    When figuring this out, would you go 83% of the fabric length, or 83% of the length that the RL will actually be spanning? I'm planning on attaching mine to the cinch buckles on my hammock, and they are probably another 6-9" extended from either end.
    fabric length. 100 inches fabric needs 83 inch ridge line
    Quote Originally Posted by Curt View Post
    Also, if I remember right, super tight isn't necessary on a RL, correct? Snug, straight, and taut, but not cranked down under tremendous tension, right?
    You should be able to, while in the hammock, bend 2 to 3 finger widths into the ridgeline without much difficulty. The bending should be like like this "Z".

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    In other words, I can "strum" it, and makes a note, but a very low one. fud d d d d dddddd

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    Quote Originally Posted by acercanto View Post
    In other words, I can "strum" it, and makes a note, but a very low one. fud d d d d dddddd

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    Hey! Speaking of that, I totally dig that "thrum" that raindrops make on a taut suspension. Sweet lullaby.

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    You can always go adjustable too. No worries about several tries to get it right.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WarmSoda View Post
    You should be able to, while in the hammock, bend 2 to 3 finger widths into the ridgeline without much difficulty. The bending should be like like this "Z".
    Well not really...sort of...yes...no...
    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=13228
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    thanks for that thread link knotty,wish i would have saw it before i started tinkering with mine.
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    Does anyone know the length of the warbonnet hammock ridgeline in relation tothe hammock fabric, im at work and cant get to mine. just curious, cause i prefer to hang my hammock at more like 15-18 degrees instead of 25-30 degrees, like a tighter, less saggy hammock.

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    Yep,
    adjustable structural ridgeline, and you can make it almost any length you want, and as many times as you want. I like it because you can always change the length to fit the situation. Sometimes that sweet-spot is just at a different distance.
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    I'm still tweaking my ridgeline/suspension. It turns out that the 83% is pretty darn close once I factor in the extra length of connecting near my buckle. However, the headroom (noggin to ridgeline) is kinda low. What is normal/acceptable? Comments?


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    Quote Originally Posted by muttly View Post
    I'm still tweaking my ridgeline/suspension. It turns out that the 83% is pretty darn close once I factor in the extra length of connecting near my buckle. However, the headroom (noggin to ridgeline) is kinda low. What is normal/acceptable? Comments?
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