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    DIY Hammock Material

    So I am about to make my own hammock. Do I need 1.9 or can i go with something else? I only weigh about 130 if that matters.

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    Heck, you could go 1.1 and still be able to leap into it with no worries
    Last edited by DivaB; 03-02-2012 at 09:12.

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    What DivaB said.
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    1.1 all day long.
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    Haha sweet! Going 1.1 then!

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    Check out diy gear supply:

    http://diygearsupply.com

    Rockin' quick service, good stuf... I've made numerous projects out of his 1.1 green seconds!
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnSawyer View Post
    Check out diy gear supply:

    http://diygearsupply.com

    Rockin' quick service, good stuf... I've made numerous projects out of his 1.1 green seconds!
    Im confused on the downproof and all that? what is that stuff?

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    Senior Member SGT Rock's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnSawyer View Post
    Check out diy gear supply:

    http://diygearsupply.com

    Rockin' quick service, good stuf... I've made numerous projects out of his 1.1 green seconds!
    Good site - I haven't seen that one before.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SGT Rock View Post
    Good site - I haven't seen that one before.
    Scott (the proprietor) is a member here.
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    Senior Member SGT Rock's Avatar
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    It shows. Very good materials, just about everything one would need for a hammock project.
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