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    Great work, Papa Smurf. +1 on sticky status for this

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    Great job PapaSmurf, as always. Thank you.
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    Thanks Papa Smurf. This is very helpful.

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    Thanks Randy! I sure was thinking about emailing you about something like this and now I don't need to.
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    Really REALLY useful chart PapaSmurf. Thanks a ton!
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    Quote Originally Posted by WV View Post
    <snip> What are the 2.25 oz and 2.6 oz fabrics in your chart, and where can they be purchased?

    Well, Backwoods Daydreamer has been selling for $3.85 / yd

    70D x 100D ,61″ wide. Breathable, DWR. 2.8oz/yd˛ and gray.

    nylon, the last one listed on the following page. The hammocks made from it pleased at least two DIY makers, here. I wonder if something similar has long been used by Clark for all of its hammock beds.

    http://www.backwoodsdaydreamer.com/p...hable-fabrics/
    Last edited by DemostiX; 11-10-2012 at 01:28.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveS View Post
    Awesome chart PapaSmurf!

    Got me thinking... Anyone do a hammock with Momentum50 (.69oz/yd2) single layer?
    Here you go...
    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...hlight=Hammock
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    I have found that there is a wide range of fabric weights that will hold me up off the ground. But, they feel different because of the amount of stretch. I weigh 200# for reference. My hiking hammock is 1.4oz/sy and has a reasonable amount of stretch, but still comfortable for me. A double 1.1oz/sy feels noticeably firmer and is "just right" for my comfort. I use it when car camping. I also have a 2.8oz/sy hammock and it's too hard, no stretch. I'm starting to sound like Goldilocks!

    My point is, everyone likes a different mattress firmness at home, so the same applies to hammocks too. You don't know until you try one, just like in a mattress store. Our mattress store would be a group hang!! Just one more reason to attend. BTW, I'm packing for a group hang here in Florida this weekend
    Last edited by MAD777; 11-09-2012 at 05:35.
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    Papasmurf,

    Any weight info on the Darien 10ft and 11ft in the 1.6 fabric? Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by doc View Post
    Papasmurf,

    Any weight info on the Darien 10ft and 11ft in the 1.6 fabric? Thanks
    Here's a link to some info that might be helpful.

    Thanks Papa...another vote for sticky status up in the DIY or fabric forum.

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