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 11-13-2006, 22:27 #1 neo     Join Date: Oct 2006 Location: nashville,tennessee Hammock: DD modular jungle hammock Tarp: wilderness logics Insulation: wilderness logics Suspension: whoopie sling View my gallery 295 Posts: 4,162 Images: 295 ridge length how long is ridge length of a 6 x 8 tarp neo http://www.campmor.com/webapp/wcs/st...0226&langId=-1
 11-13-2006, 22:33 #2 Coffee Senior Member   Join Date: Oct 2006 Location: New Orleans, LA View my gallery 57 Posts: 3,619 Images: 57 Double check my math, but the corner to corner length should be 10 feet. With it not being a square it should pitch similar to the stock HH tarp.
 11-13-2006, 22:39 #3 Ewker Senior Member     Join Date: Oct 2006 Location: Old Hickory, Tn Hammock: Henry Shires Tarp Tent Tarp: with a tent? Insulation: Helium down bag Posts: 4,246 its just a simple right triangle c (squared)=a (squared)+b(squared) c squared= (6x6)+(8x8) c squared=100 c=10
 11-13-2006, 23:16 #4 Just Jeff Senior Member     Join Date: Oct 2006 Location: Charlottesville, VA Hammock: Blackbird Tarp: MacCat Standard Insulation: Winter Yeti, MWUQ4 Suspension: Whoopie Slings View my gallery 32 Posts: 8,166 Images: 32 Yep - standard 3-4-5 right triangle, but doubled. Kinda short for a hammock tarp hung diagonally, IMO. __________________ “Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall when the wise are banished from the public councils because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded because they flatter the people, in order to betray them.” ~Judge Joseph Story - My site: http://www.tothewoods.net/ - Designer, Jeff's Gear Hammock / Pack Cover by JRB IMPOSSIBLE JUST TAKES LONGER
 11-14-2006, 09:04 #5 headchange4u Senior Member     Join Date: Oct 2006 Location: Kentucky Hammock: Dual Layer WB Blackbird Tarp: OES Cuben Insulation: SnugFit View my gallery 35 Posts: 6,375 Images: 35 Hypotenuse.... I love that word and I don't get to use it very often. Since we are on the subject of triangles I thought I would throw that out there.
11-14-2006, 09:06   #6
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 Originally Posted by hammock engineer Double check my math, but the corner to corner length should be 10 feet. With it not being a square it should pitch similar to the stock HH tarp.
thats what i came up with in my calculations neo

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