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    went extreme with the sag and found comfort

    Took the Frontline out again last night and thought I'd experiment with the sag again. I decided to go a bit extreme with it (in comparison to my previous attempts with a hammock) so I attached the tarp line above my head (I'm 5'6"). I attached the foot suspension above that, and the head suspension at about the tarp line level.
    Put the 1/8" CCF pad on a diagonal and climbed in.
    Didn't have to change a thing, had much more room inside, and slept until 9:00AM this morning.

    I think I'll use this setup in the future!

    wabi

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    i have a dd, and it seems you always gotta hang em' high.
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    Interesting.
    I´ve tried with a sag but I couldn´t get it working therefore I hang my hammock very tight. Looks like I have to try with a sag again and go to the extreme like you´ve done.
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    try an adjustable ridgeline (I use a climbing accessory cord (4mm?)) attach at 1 end, loop around/thru other end, then tauntline hitch back on itself- I then can adjust sag and still keep hammock closer to the ground, and suspension where I can reach it on the trees i.e. 5'6" + armlength... tension on suspension will be much greater than when using 'free' sag- why I use the climbing cord and not mason line or paracord.
    hope that helps, KM

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    Went out again last night and again tried the same trees and same sag.

    Had a great night's sleep again.

    (So good that my son was up and had his hammock stored in his pack before I woke up - I love hammock camping. )
    wabi

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    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery...ge.php?i=11718

    I added a structural ridge line and 4 tie outs to my dd frontline this weekend.
    The ridge line became a perfect support for my net and makes each hang in the same pitch. and thats great.

    Works Great when I flip it and use it without the net as well.

    The tie outs makes some more room when I lay asymmetric style, And thats the most comfy way in my opinion.

    Makes a Great hammock even Better

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    Quote Originally Posted by KerMegan View Post
    try an adjustable ridgeline (I use a climbing accessory cord (4mm?)) attach at 1 end, loop around/thru other end, then tauntline hitch back on itself- I then can adjust sag and still keep hammock closer to the ground, and suspension where I can reach it on the trees i.e. 5'6" + armlength... tension on suspension will be much greater than when using 'free' sag- why I use the climbing cord and not mason line or paracord.
    hope that helps, KM
    +1 KM (who forgot the usual qualifier) nails it. My adjustable ridge lines are usually whoopies made with dynaglide or 2.2 zing/lash-it or similar strength spectra or vectran hollow braids.

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