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    10' of polyester webbing per each end of the hammock.
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    11' to 12' of polyester webbing on each end.
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    I like them long. Somewhere around 15 feet each. I also have extra guy line length on my tarp. That opens up a lot of options on places to hang. I changed after giving up a couple killer spots because my webbing was a couple feet too short. Only adds a couple ozs.
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    Wait a tic...

    I'm looking to buy some longer webbing after a few hanging tests show the 12' Harbor Freight straps to be JUST long enough for trees 12' to about 15' apart. Anything longer than that and I would need an additional line between the straps and the hammock.

    Or am I missing the fact that people use additional lengths of cordage between their webbing and their hammocks?

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    I am having difficulty trying to picture your set up. I have 15' and usually hang 12-15' spans with a whole huge length left. 12' would do me just fine.

    I loop the webbing around the tree and clip the end with a biner. The other end goes to my ring buckles and after snugging tight I would guesstimate I have 6-8' left over depending on the tree diameter.
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    Thanks for the quick reply, Rev.

    I'm using my looped ends to connect to my hammock and wrap-tying the webbing around the trees, using up the length that way. Now that I say that, I'm sure I could find a more efficient way of using the webbing... :duh:

    I was going to skip the ring buckles for this trip, but I'm thinking they're entirely too convenient after even only a handful of test hangs.

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