Originally Posted by aceatc
Is it a serious no-no to use nylon webbing for supports or tree-huggers? I'm not sure if the webbing I have is nylon, but with my luck I'm sure...
No, nylon webbing is quite strong, but it is designed for climbers who need it to stretch under load. For a hammock suspension application, stretch is less than ideal. Non-stretching materials keep you from having to re-adjust the tautness of your suspension or deal with sagging to the ground.