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How much room do I need to for my Amazonas Hammock?

Posting date: 7th August 2007 10:05

Many customers ask this question and it is a very sensible one!

Please follow these general guidelines:

FOR STANDARD HAMMOCKS (WITHOUT SPREADER BARS)

  • The distance between the 2 fixing points should be at least 90% of the length of the hammock
  • The height of the fixing points should be at least 40% of the length of the hammock

The heavier the weight you are intending to put in the hammock, then of course the lower the hammock with sink down

If you have a very large space then you use extra ropes etc in order to hang it

Click here for an image which should be useful

FOR HAMMOCKS WITH SPREADER BARS

The rule of thumb guidelines are slightly different for these:

  • Distance between the 2 fixing points should be 120% of the total hammock length
  • Height of the fixing points should be at least 25% of the length of the hammock

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