Originally Posted by catalyst
When connecting two poles does it matter where that connection is on the length of the pole? For example, would it work to connect a 10' piece with a 2-3' piece or would it be better to have the two pieces closer to the same length like two 6' pieces?
It doesn't really matter if you connect the hammock close to the top rail hang points as should be done.
Several people have reported cutting pieces at various lengths so they can mix and match to vary the top rail length depending on which hammock they use.