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    Best Banana Lay Hammock?

    Hey everyone,

    I was wondering what your opinions were for the best hammock with a banana style lay. I currently have the WBBB XLC which I can kind of lay in like a banana but its not completely practical since its mean for an asym lay. Since a recent back injury I think a banana style lay would be more comfortable for me overall but I like luxury in my hammock. Roomy, soft fabric, potential to be double layer incase my girl wants to sit in it with me.

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    Any hammock without an integrated bug net would work for that, and every single one of the cottage vendors on the forum here offers such hammocks, with the option for double layer.

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    I don't think a banana lay would be more comfortable. Gathered-end hammocks (with or without integrated bugnets) simply aren't meant for banana lay (though the ENO photo gallery may convince you otherwise). If you want to lay flat, check out a bridge hammock.
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    What SilvSurf said.
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    If your back injury had anything to do with a bulging and/or herniated disc a banana lay will only exacerbate your pain. Laying like a banana will cause your lower back (lumbar spine) to flex, pushing that disc further out the back of your spine. Since typical treatment for disc injuries involves lumbar extension, I think the banana lay will cause you some serious discomfort

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    Was the question "which banana hammock will help my lay?"

    I'm not up on all the trends, but I think Speedo and Tyr are good brands with fashion prints...

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    Thanks for the input everyone. Briguy that is exactly my injury lol. It stinks not being able to sleep unless heavily medicated. I wish it was possible to try a bridge hammock before i bought one.

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