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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 12-16-2010, 08:57 PM
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Indeed there is weight; which is static and only deals with the force of gravity and then there is t NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-16-2010, 10:37 PM
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I prefer to use webbing for my hammock suspension, but cord with tree straps is good too.

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Old 12-16-2010, 11:56 PM
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i went with it finally out of cost issues.

my own straps, since we're on that subjec NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-07-2011, 12:45 PM
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I use poly prop straps, a marlinspike hitch/toggles and diy whoopie slings. This is extremely vesat NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I use rope and a slip knot connected to a s-hook on the hammock. I did not like having to fuss wit NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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My simple hang with rope, slip knot lower right corner. This reminds me that I need to get another NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-09-2011, 10:18 AM
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ah so the same knot used during abseils where you want to retrieve the rope afterwards.

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Old 03-06-2011, 11:20 PM
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I use 9mm webbing; best of both worlds. I'm switching out to 7mm prussik cord at the moment to test NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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