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    Hangandy's Avatar
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    Warning another bad picture.

    Yep, this began as financially driven (but in the end I think I'd have been much farther ahead if I'd have ordered the UC).

    I may still be using the UL until I get my HH UC. But what I think I gained through the experimenting phase is the idea that it would be nice if the suspension for the UC (regardless of which version) were in a circular loop (i.e. it ran inside the hammock right along the internal ridgeline). That way in the middle of the night w/o leaving the hammock you could both adjust tension (tie a simple tensioning knot or use a knotbone) and move the UC along the vertical axis to adjust for the sleeper's location.

    Part of my inspiration was an article linked from here to

    http://www.tothewoods.net/ImagesStay...flyProject.pdf

    In step two there gearcollector shows a ring connector that I believe provides for a tensioning line that will extend inside the hammock through the slit. My idea (if I could get it to work) would do kinda the same thing.

    But in truth, I just broke down and ordered the HHSS full system (yeah I'll have an extra UP, but at $99 that's a great deal!).

    I'm putting this one on the shelf for now, but if anyone can use it in the future, best of luck. Thanks everyone for the input and support!
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