After wearing out 2 nice cotton hammocks bought 30 years ago in the Yucatan, we are trying out a nylon one that we bought on that trip but never used.
It seems like the string tension is all off. The center of the hammock is tight while the strings supporting the sides are loose. So you feel like you have this rigid support under your back, and nothing keeping you from tumbling out.
I grabbed up a bunch of lines on either side and threw in a slip knot held in place with a short stick and that helps somewhat.
Anyone else ever had this problem? Was the hammock just poorly made and we really should have hung it up and tried it when we were at the market?
Would appreciate any ideas.