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    Switchback internal ridgeline

    Is it possible to put an internal ridgeline on a switchback? I rather not have to tie the bugnet up to the tree.
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    You must be unwilling to burn little holes in yer netting...
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    Quote Originally Posted by MacEntyre View Post
    You must be unwilling to burn little holes in yer netting...
    That goes unsaid. So how does that make it so there is an internal RL? I go from the suspension through little holes?
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    I don't think there is anything to make fast to on the inside...
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    I may be missing something... It's a gathered end hammock, isn't it? Just run the RL out through the gather and attach it like on the BB.
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    I've only set it up once and I am hoping someone already tried to put an internal RL on it. It seems to me that the hammock lays so flat that the gathered end is not much higher than my head.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadowmoss View Post
    I may be missing something...
    Actually, it's me that's missing something! I don't know how easy it is to disassemble and reassemble a Switchback, or any hammock that has a permanent bugnet. I also don't know what height above the gathered end is ideal, as Dutch mentioned. Surely, Dutch can figure it out!
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    Heading down to the dungeon to take the hard road now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dutch View Post
    Heading down to the dungeon to take the hard road now.
    As long as it isn't the long and bumpy road you should do well!!!!!!
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    On my Claytor, I burned small holes in the center of the grosgrain that the spreader bars attach to. I was more comfortable doing this than making holes in the weaker netting.

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