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    asym hammock dimensions/shape?

    Hey guys, I just came into some fabric to make a new hammock. I want to make an end channel hammock, I'm thinking about an asym design. So my 2 questions are: How long do I make it?(I'm really tall and like long hammocks) and second question is, what dimensions do I make the asym shape? also, what are the advantages to the asym shape? Thanks for the help!
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    An asym hammock is simply fabric cut With the ends on a slight angle.
    Think of it this way; one diagonal measurement will be longer than the other diagonal.
    My advice is 1. Don't get too radical - a 5* angle should be plenty and
    2. Make it long enough such that you can cut those ends off to square it up if you don't like it.
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    That last link is to a asym TARP but that brings up a good point. You want to consider whether or not your asym hammock also needs an asym tarp for good coverage. It's not automatically required but it's a good question to ask yourself.
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