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    Knee pain in hammock

    My knees get a little hyper extended laying in my hammock. Does anyone else experience this?

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    Yep, and it's a lot more common in most hammocks than you might think. Easy fix? Put something under your knees to support them and, hence, alleviate the hyperextension. You can also try sleeping more on the asym for a flatter lay.
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    Do you lay diagonally?
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    I lay on my side and back, its hard to lay diagonal. Ive put stuff under my knees, was wondering if there was some type of adjustment i can do.

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    +1 on what hooch said...then also hang the foot end higher.

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    Quote Originally Posted by copperhead View Post
    I lay on my side and back, its hard to lay diagonal. Ive put stuff under my knees, was wondering if there was some type of adjustment i can do.
    Just to elaborate on what Bubba meant. Laying on the diagonal refers to your body in relation to the ridge line, i.e your upper body to the left of the ridge line and your feet to the right (at least that's how it is on most hammocks). I tend to roll from side to back to side, but I'm always on the diagonal in the hammock.

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    Do you have a ridgeline setup on your Eno and have you tried changing the angle of the lie?

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    It took me a while to dial mine as well with a ridgeline. I also sleep on my side and after some fiddling I got it set perfect in my ENO DN. It took a few hours but most of that was test napping.
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    dont have a ridgeline, thats my next project.

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    Quote Originally Posted by copperhead View Post
    dont have a ridgeline, thats my next project.
    Just use some paracord to set the sag. Then you can replace it with zigit or dynaglide later.
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