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    Quote Originally Posted by Corncob View Post
    I would stay away from nylon if you can. The nylon will stretch and depending on how much of the strap length you use in your suspension you could easily wake up on the ground!
    Really!!! I had no idea, I just figured loading up 3000 lb 1" nylon webbing at 7% to 10% of its strength wouldn't result in much stretch. I "usually" research this stuff very thoroughly........lol. What are you using? Polyester?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Proficio View Post
    Really!!! I had no idea, I just figured loading up 3000 lb 1" nylon webbing at 7% to 10% of its strength wouldn't result in much stretch. I "usually" research this stuff very thoroughly........lol. What are you using? Polyester?
    Polyester is the most common, yes.

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