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    Senior Member lilricky's Avatar
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    Sounds like you got nylon webbing instead of poly, where did you pick it up from?

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    Senior Member mattyg's Avatar
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    Did you say your hammock is made from sillnylon?

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    Okay, never mind. Apparently I made a newbie mistake by attempting a hang between 2 convienent trees in my yard that were too far apart. When I went for two that were more realistically placed the webbing and silnylon work great. Ready for the 2 night trial this weekend

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    Senior Member JohnSawyer's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Road_cycler View Post
    Tried out the new hammock setup tonight and have a tremendous amount of stretch. Is it possible that I bought a cheap grade of poly webbing? As a newbie this is my first round with silnylon and 1" poly webbing. I also tried the "whipped end" method for the hammock ends. The whipping is holding, but not certain that I trust it for an all nighter as the fabric is so slick. I'll check back for advice, gonna read more posts for DIY hammocks.....
    Just caught the SILnylon... most of us don't use sil as it is waterproof and does not breathe... Me? Add some soap, 'cause I'd be taking a bath by morning...

    YMMV! Let us know how it works out!
    "Do or do not, there is no try." -- Yoda


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    Bath, no. Stew, yes!
    From Somewhere near Parkville, Mo
    William Crane
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    Everything you need to know about Hammocks in vids and reading:
    Hammock in 3 minutes D. Hansen - It really is this easy to make a hammock
    Shug's Hammock Newbies videos - Takes you buy the hand and shows you in video
    The Ultimate Hang D. Hansen - now read about everything
    JustJeff's Hammock tutorial - more reference
    TableclothFactoryBlanks - shorter lengths available on sidebar
    The TurtleDog Stand thread - Hang anywhere.

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