Originally Posted by odds
Many members here treat their hammocks with permethrin to keep the bugs at bay. From what I have read one treatment can last weeks. Hopefully someone who does it can chime in. Its a viable option instead of increasing your hammock weight soley for bug protection.
Odds, thanks for mentioning that... I forgot about permethrin in my post. I generally try to avoid chemicals. I know it's a source of debate, and I'm not looking to go down that rathole. For myself I'd prefer mechanical means of prevention even if it's a few extra oz.