Originally Posted by Ramblinrev
There's the solution. The tighter and more horizontal you are the more initial sag you get upon loading the hammock. I can't understand the math involved but there are numerous postings by the resident mathletes that explain it.
Yep! I agree. The tighter the hang, the more substantial the drop.
Want to know if it's nylon or poly then the burn test is by far the easiest. Once you know what they smell like, it's cake to tell them apart. I never go to an outfitter without a lighter. Nest and I confused more than a few store employees along the trail by asking if we could have a small piece to burn. I think a couple of them thought we were smoking it.