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View Poll Results: Do you primarily prefer a cord or webbing suspension?
Cord 15 39.47%
Webbing 23 60.53%
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Old 09-01-2010, 12:52 PM
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Cord (Rope) or Webbing Suspension

Do you primarily prefer a cord (w/wo tree straps) or webbing suspension?

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Old 09-01-2010, 01:52 PM
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i've tried cord... it works, you just have to be particular about your choice of line. you're also g NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I've tried both, and I really prefer webbing.

Webbing on my hammocks weighs more, bu NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I tried Whoopies for awhile. I really prefer the compactness of them compared to webbing. But I ende NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-03-2010, 05:56 PM
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I am using the webbing set-up that came with my Warbonnet Blackbird. I like it. If I need to adjust NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I prefer rope (cord), because I've used it and tied knots since I was a young child in a variety of NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-03-2010, 06:50 PM
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I use webbing around the trees, but I like cord to the hammock. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I am currently using both. I have the Slap Strap Pros, which do slip sometime; just like Bearpaw sa NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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