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    I just had an idea..............even though you are using a rope/cord suspension, maybe where the cord goes thru the channel on the end of the hammock you could run it through a tube, like surgical tubing etc-------so it wont scrunch up so much on the ends. Just a short piece would do---maybe a foot or so long? Just a thought, let me know if it works!
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    Excellent idea! I will try this if I can find tubing small enough to thread though the end channel (Know I have some 3/8" and 5/8".) Probably could still use Amsteel with 3/8" If 5/8" too big, maybe the tubing could be "Split" in half and that would help reduce weight too...

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    If Amsteel too big to thread through (For 3/8" tubing), maybe a Whoopie sling would... Even More Better!
    "Take me away to a quiet place where beings melt into inner space. Every step brings me closer to see, my haven away beneath the trees." From Beneath the Trees by Everett Dort

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