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    Quote Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
    I've found around 60" to be just right for me. I'm 5'6". I actually cut off the side of one of my ENO's to narrow it because I didn't like the excess material that tended to flop and bug me. YMMV.
    That drove me nuts with my ENO too. I'm 5'7'' so I'm going to give 60" a try first. Thanks for info! Gives me somewhere to start.

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    I got my ENO about 10 years ago at a town festival. Always like it except it always seemed to have too much fabric in the width. I would put my alarm in the pocket and flip it over myself, completely encasing myself. Kept the bugs off. Only after joining this forum a month ago did I find out I had an ENO double Nest (78" wide). Now I may be getting bigger but not as big as two people. I want a DIY at 60" wide. I found that having the extra width makes it harder to get out of since the sides come up higher.
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    I made a DIY to the double nest specs. It was the most comfortable I have ever tried. The only problem I had was I can't get out of _any_ top loader without an assist line. But since it was my indoor sleeper I just hitched one up. The extra fabric didn't bother me. But I got a really good diagonal lie.
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    The "stretch side/knotty mod" was developed to take up the slack but maintain the width to help keep quilts from going over the side. Just another option to play with.

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    Here's a link to a thread I started recently, on the same subject. There's a video included.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=59836
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    Quote Originally Posted by MAD777 View Post
    Here's a link to a thread I started recently, on the same subject. There's a video included.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=59836
    Very helpful! Thanks for the link.

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