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    Snake Skins?

    Check this out in the clearance section of hammocks.com!

    http://www.hammocks.com/accessories/...tivesleeve.cfm

    Can you say "Snake Skin?"

    Made out of parachute silk?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FishinFinn View Post
    Can you say "Snake Skin?"
    No, I can't say Snake Skin otherwise Mr. Hennessy will send his lawyers after me for patent, copyright, and probably trademark infringements.






    </sarcasm>

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    More like the double ended Bishops bag
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    Looks interesting. Someone needs to buy it and check it out.
    I need another pair like I need to be snakebitten.
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    It is marked down to $9.98 from $27.99 what a deal. If they can sell these at $27.99 I would like to be their manufacturer. I really dislike it when retailers make up a ficticious price and then say you have a good deal at the regular price. It must work though or they wouldn't do it. I was a Walmart the other day and they had increased their price of a case of soda from $5.49 to $5.98 yet the sign said Now $5.98 Was $6.48 with a big yellow smilie face. Ok 'nough complaining.
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    From the site:

    And just in case any water were ever to get inside from an extended driving rain, a grommeted weep hole is provided at the center, on the bottom side to allow any water to escape
    Now just how do you propose to always keep the grommet on the underside of the bottom of the sleeve?

    Would seem that if you forgot that one little detail once and it rained, you would have a water filled sausage. At least up to the level of wherever that little grommet is positioned.

    I also notice that in keeping with current advertising practice, the term "silk" has lost all meaning. They would have us believe that "coated polyester fabric" is now "silk".

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    Quote Originally Posted by TiredFeet View Post
    From the site:



    Now just how do you propose to always keep the grommet on the underside of the bottom of the sleeve?

    Would seem that if you forgot that one little detail once and it rained, you would have a water filled sausage. At least up to the level of wherever that little grommet is positioned.

    I also notice that in keeping with current advertising practice, the term "silk" has lost all meaning. They would have us believe that "coated polyester fabric" is now "silk".
    LOL - so true, all your comments. So true.

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    My main practice with my sewing machine has been snake skins (am I allowed to say that?).

    In any event, my latest version was a single piece bug net type (with end pockets to hold line/ ref: HC4U), and it seems like a great way to hold my tarp. They're so light that the guys that prefer a bishop bag could use both. Coil the skinned tarp in a bag, hang while skinned, only deploy the tarp when wanted/needed.
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    Maybe we should call them something like "Hammock Tubes".
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    Alright, I ordered one, so I'll post the grisly details on it when it comes in.

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