View Poll Results: What is your actual ridgeline legnth?

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  • More than 88%

    6 12.50%
  • 86% - 88%

    1 2.08%
  • 84% - 85%

    4 8.33%
  • 83% perfect hang baby

    15 31.25%
  • 82% - 81%

    12 25.00%
  • 80% - 78%

    9 18.75%
  • Less than 78%

    1 2.08%
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    How long is your actual ridgeline?

    83% is the community standard for ridgeline starting length with the expectation that the user will make slight adjustments for personal comfort.

    I was just wondering which direction most people tend to adjust (if at all).

    Personally I like mine closer to 80%.

    How about you?
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    I personally like mine a little shorter. I find thats what works best for me.
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    I go with 83% it feels good and I'm afraid to mess up a good thing.

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    With 83% I had a calf ridge problem in the WBBB. I swapped the SRL out for an adjustable and with a slightly shorter length ( approx. 81%) I found the comfort I was after.

    It would be interesting to see if height and weight are contributing factors for determining the correct SRL length. I'm 5' 8" and 200lb.

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    I shortened mine a few inches from stock on my HH. I found it gives me a little flatter lay for stomach sleeping.
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    Mine's about 81 or 82% off the top of my head.
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    Where is the "I don't have a ridgeline" option?

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    Hmmm... Guess I never really bothered waking once I found my length.
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    Interesting stuff, and in a rough bell curve no less.

    Some curiosity satiated, more curiosity raised.
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    I actually want to change my answer to an "it depends on my hammock." My HH 83%, my DYI GE 84-85%
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