Eagles Nest Outfitters Hammocks: a 2013 Re-Design

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ENO unveils industry rocking modifications to the 2013 DoubleNest, SingleNest and DoubleDeluxe hammocks, calling attention to details that make the already easy to use outdoor accessories even more accommodating.

The updated ENO DoubleNest Hammock.

The updated ENO DoubleNest Hammock.

We are constantly striving to improve on even our most well-known products.

Eagles Nest Outfitters (ENO), the leading producer of parachute hammocks, reintroduces you to a fresh version of an old favorite – the DoubleNest and SingleNest Hammocks.

Aluminum wiregate carabiners, updated buckles and new cord locks highlight the 2013 facelift for the hammocks. These minor trim updates appear small, but together make for big, innovative differences.

Doing away with the older, heavier steel carabiners used on the pioneering models, ENO introduces superior aluminum wiregate biners. The sleek, new design - complete with the ENO logo - not only pleases the eye, but also shaves off major weight; they are only a quarter of the weight of their predecessor. In addition, the wiregate opening is free of sharp edges, reducing the chances of material damage.

“We wanted to update the biners to make the hammocks lighter and deliver the highest quality product possible," said ENO Designer, Brendan Garvey. "We developed this biner specifically for us and our customers."

The updated hammocks also feature a redesigned buckle and cord lock, both parts of the opening mechanism. The new buckle, made from acetol, is stronger and sturdier, lessening the frustrating possibility of an accidental release. The cord lock redesign features no moving parts to break or rust, increasing the durability and the usability simultaneously. The smooth aesthetics also make for more attractive merchandising options.

"We are constantly striving to improve on even our most well-known products," said Peter Pinholster, co-owner and president of ENO.

In addition to the practical advantages the 2013 trim updates make, they also contribute to the hammocks new weight - both the SingleNest, DoubleNest and DoubleDeluxe hammocks are at least two ounces lighter than former models, weighing in at 17 ounces, 21 ounces and 28 ounces respectively.

The updated hammocks will be available after Dec. 21, 2012 and will be presented during Winter OR in Jan. 2013.

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