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    Question - Hanging the Bridge??

    Do most users of the Bridge hang it level? Tag on hammock says hang it with the head end 6" higher. How do you users hang yours?
    Last edited by Acer; 08-10-2012 at 06:10.

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    While playing with my BMBH UL (for sale) I tried the 6" higher along w/level and did'nt notice much diff. Maybe after sleeping in it for 8 hours it would make the diff but I did not get that far w/mine.

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    With the original model, def 6" higher at the head end. I have been doing about the same with the UL, but have not yet determined if it is needed as much. I don't seem to need a pillow as much in the UL, so there are some differences.
    For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us....that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now.
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    Not positive but I think Hamhocker has both ends the same height. I know she said once that she keep sliding down to the foot end. Maybe she will see this and post.

    Seem to me that since this hammock has the flatest lay that you wouldn't need to raise the head end...then again I haven't slept in one
    Last edited by Ewker; 08-10-2012 at 09:09.
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    I set mine up level. I also use a pillow which might make the difference.

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    Last nite was my first nite hanging and sleeping in this,,had it up about 4" on the head of the hammock,,and been stuffing extra stuffing in a back pack pillow to make it as perfect for the hammock and my head position,,but 2 times I woke up,,kinda in the middle on my side with my feet against the end of it,,no biggie but I thought it might be the dash of incline or just me,,this is the reason I posted the question. But for first nite,,I slept like a baby!

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    On my DIY bridge I hang it level. I even pack a string level to make sure. I my head end is high I end up sliding to the foot of the hammock.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Acer View Post
    Last nite was my first nite hanging and sleeping in this,,had it up about 4" on the head of the hammock,,and been stuffing extra stuffing in a back pack pillow to make it as perfect for the hammock and my head position,,but 2 times I woke up,,kinda in the middle on my side with my feet against the end of it,,no biggie but I thought it might be the dash of incline or just me,,this is the reason I posted the question. But for first nite,,I slept like a baby!
    It is going to take some experimentation. With my original model, if I don't start out with the head higher, it is apparent for me that once in it my head is lower than my lower body. I hang it some higher, get in and now seems about level. But I can hang it too much higher and end up in the foot end of the hammock after a couple of hours asleep.

    But, I have noticed that the UL model not only does not need as much pillow, but also needs less head end height. How much less I don't know yet. I suspect this may all vary with an individuals body weight distribution.
    For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us....that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now.
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