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    Trial re-routing of suspension w/o sewing

    Dollar and similar stores may have instant buttons, sold for attaching another button to accomodate temporary weight gain. I paid $1 for 6.

    The design is the same as for removable earings and pins: with a pointed 1/2" (12mm) notched post and spring-loaded clasp that fits over the post and rests securely in the notch. Made to keep a waistband buttoned, they may be stronger than the rigs for apparel pins.

    Want to try re-routing your UQ suspension line? Insert a pair of these anywhere through a built up seam, (surrounded by stitches and extra layers) or through already sewn-in zipper backing. Now, direct the line over or under the button.

    For longer term, you might not wish to trust the button and clasp. But, this is an easy way to experiment and find the location of a loop or hook you might later attach with needle and thread, ( maybe the bra-hooks HFer John Sawyer recommends). Squeeze the back of the clasp and remove in 5 seconds if you got it wrong at first (second, ....or third time). The point here is to make it easy to find the best routing without becoming attached to the "investment in time" of first efforts.

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    Is this something you have tried and proven works in the field?
    Would like a long-range briefing. If it succeeds.
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    Shug:
    I'm not done yet. Per my previous post I don't expect to trust it in the field. When I find routing that I think is right, I'll sew on a button or loop at that location.

    All I'm doing is rerouting the suspension line for the UQ so the line goes over and pulls up at the button, translating horizontal tension to verticle tension, at just the right spot. . Fiddle enough with the connections and length of the arms of Hangnout / AHE's triangle thingies and you are doing the same thing. These buttons are to the UQ suspension what the ridgeline is to the triangle-thingies: suppport. (And excuse me if I'm getting to appreciate how difficult it may be to get a bra to fit correctly.)

    With the first UQ I had, a 2/3, tie-outs already sewn to the hammock by the mfg matched, to a difference easily bridged by double velcro loops, what my needs were, and I pulled up on the UQ lines at those tie-outs to getthe UQ up and snug.
    Last edited by DemostiX; 12-19-2011 at 22:08.

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