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    DIY Hammock Idea

    Anyone ever try to make a hammock out of one of these

    http://www.adventuremedicalkits.com/...p?product=144#

    I'm curious how it worked if you have or if anyone knows of a similar fabric that can be bought by the yard. What do you think? Possible? Worth it?

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    I've never tried it. It doesn't look very plausible to me... a reinforced space blanked probably wouldn't hold much weight.
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    Yeah those things are mostly Mylar I believe, they may have an insulating layer too, but I don't think it would hold this big guy.

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    Blackwolf found some sort of mylar blanket material that might work.
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    Theres quite a lot of reflective fabrics on the market now and its something I will try one day-that is making a hammock from it.

    Jerven actually sell their fabric from their bags. Some of the Guys over here have made clones of them that really work well.

    I've had 4 different types now, I'd say that 2 oz reflective PU coated ripstop nylon or polyester would be good as a search term for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ARCHER11 View Post
    Anyone ever try to make a hammock out of one of these

    http://www.adventuremedicalkits.com/...p?product=144#

    I'm curious how it worked if you have or if anyone knows of a similar fabric that can be bought by the yard. What do you think? Possible? Worth it?
    on that one no way. but the breathable one might. whipped ends only id presume.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SGT Rock View Post
    Blackwolf found some sort of mylar blanket material that might work.
    as did i. found it at walmart. its warm stuff.
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