Originally Posted by attroll
Wow Lori you covered it all and very well I might say. I own two ULB HH's and I will never sleep in them again. In fact once I get organized around the house here I will be putting them up for sale in the forums with some other hammock gear I have used in the past.
I will stick my neck out and say that once a HH user lays in a Blackbird they will imeditatly see the difference and will want one.
I didn't mention the zipper is in the fabric, not along the edges of the netting, and doesn't seem to compromise the way the hammock works.
The last thing I was going to say and have trouble putting into words: The Blackbird works with you. The fabric of the HH is workable, but sometimes I felt like I was fighting with it. I try to explain to someone trying it out for the first time to think of it more like you're wearing the hammock, not just lying in it; tents don't adjust to you but the hammock will adjust around you. People would get in the HH and end up looking like cord wood. I had a first timer get in the BB and he immediately loosened up and worked with the hammock to get comfortable.