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    Quote Originally Posted by BillyBob58 View Post
    ....With the zipper model, it seems you can lay either way, with the zipper either to your left or right, though I think zip to the right is technically the way it is designed.
    I use it with the zip to the left, which is probably the way most right handers would go to get easy access to the zipper, rolling on your left side to and leaving your right arm free. That is the way the bottom entry models are set up-- head to the left, feet to the right. Same with a WBBB.

    Of course with the zipper model you certainly can swap ends and lay with your head away from the zipper. I'll have to try that next time. I don't know if Hennessy builds any bias in or not--- if the asym offset is the same for both ends. Symmetrical asymmetry?!? I have to have another cuppa coffee....

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    Quote Originally Posted by secondechomatt View Post
    Today, I went out and measured everything up. I used this calculator to check everything: http://dejoha.com/projects/hammocks/...alculator.html

    discovered that my attachment points were way too low and it was strung too tight. Got everything dialed in and it felt much better. Gonna give it a ride tonight.
    How did your hang turn out? Was everything okay in the morning?

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    well... *sheepish* I was fine until about 2:45 am. The humidity ramped up and I was bathed in sweat...so I went inside.

    until then, it was pretty good. I'm still playing with adjustments and I think that once I get it off of my balcony and spread out the supports a little more, it'll be great!

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    That's great to hear you overcame the shoulder squeeze. The tightness of the hang greatly affects the comfort.

    As to the humidity, well I'm in Florida - you'll get no sympathy from me!
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    Quote Originally Posted by secondechomatt View Post
    well... *sheepish* I was fine until about 2:45 am. The humidity ramped up and I was bathed in sweat...so I went inside.

    until then, it was pretty good. I'm still playing with adjustments and I think that once I get it off of my balcony and spread out the supports a little more, it'll be great!
    Good! I'm glad you got that mostly worked out.

    And I'm with MAD777 on the whole humidity thing...I'm seriously considering setting up the Hennessy in the side yard 'cause it's actually less than eighty degrees out tonight!

    Anyway, keep at it; it took me about three or four hangs to get the feel for where the hammock likes to lay. It only gets better...

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