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    Quote Originally Posted by SGT Rock View Post
    I just uploaded the video on this, I've got to scan and upload the plans I've drawn out. Enjoy.

    that thing is so short.i dont get itneo
    the matrix has you

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    You have to take into account Sgt Rocks height. I added the difference between his hight and moine when I made mine and it works well. It definitely hugs the shoulder a little but I kind of like it.
    Ground=Cold+Hard+Wet

    Solution!!!! Sleep in a TREE

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    Somebody here has a long ghost, as he is over 6'... my plan is a compromise between comfort and Sgt. Rock's fanaticism on weight... ( or is it a compulsion?) I am 5'11" and my plan is to make it 10'. I might whip it shorter just to see...
    "Do or do not, there is no try." -- Yoda


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    Good plan.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnSawyer View Post
    Somebody here has a long ghost, as he is over 6'... my plan is a compromise between comfort and Sgt. Rock's fanaticism on weight... ( or is it a compulsion?) I am 5'11" and my plan is to make it 10'. I might whip it shorter just to see...
    I am 6'0". Mine is 9 ft long.
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    Lol! Nice 1 Risk... bad news... we are all gonna die... hopefully not because of our hammocks!

    My first zhammock was 9'... I didn't die... yet. . .
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    My first home made hammock started at 12'. Lots of unused room.
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    I'm 6'1" and I made mine to the same length as Sgt. Rock but a couple inches narrower and it still feels great to me. Certainly enough room. I sleep in the fetal position most of the time though, so that might have something to do with it.
    In the words of the Great Mackey, "Never lose your elevation!"

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