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  1. #11
    Senior Member dammfast's Avatar
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    Hey Colicab

    First off give us as much information as you can. I see that you are new here and I think it may be a good idea if you go through the vocab and acronyms pages so you are speaking the same language as the rest of us.

    That being said I am with a couple of the others and would suggest stringing the hammock up with more slack. The first hennessy I had the ridgeline had to be loose even when I was in the hammock to get rid of that ridge. I understand what you mean about the ridge of fabric being higher. Don't get frusterated take time and try out different tensions and heights, once you find the sweet spot it will all click.
    Dammfast

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    ― Mark Twain

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    Yes, try loosening the hammock hang.
    I hung my HH tight for years, then once (setting-up too late and too dark) I hung it very loose with foot end a couple inches higher and loved the results.
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    Hennessey and DIY
    2 Seasons: Bug season and too cold for bugs

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    Whoopies? Is this an indication that you removed the stock suspension and replaced it? If so, how did it hang before you changed it out? Perhaps you purchased it already modified? If so, you need to figure out how it was done because mistakes could be adding to your problem.

    In other words, like others said, we need more details and some pictures before we can give better answers. I mean, we can all guess and make suggestions but they are shots in the dark without more information.

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    New Member HHS newbie's Avatar
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    Talking

    I also hang the foot end a little higher and have my butt a little left of center hope that helps.

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