Thanks so much for all the advice. I wanted to let y'all know that I ordered my hammocks last Thurs and got them yesterday (Mon) from Great Escapes. They answered my questions promptly and all the items for the hammocks seem to be there and in good order. Still have yet to actually hang and try them, though. I ended up getting a tarp from Harbor Freight similar to the one from Campmor that was 11'x14' (wanted to be able to cover both hammocks) for about $6 on sale. I'll let you know how it all works out.
~We all start at the bottom~