By Florence Simon. Hammocks. Published at Sunday, December 17th, 2017 - 10:20:14 AM.
Stainless steel hammock stands The obvious advantage of a stainless steel hammock stand over a regular steel hammock stand is that the stainless steel stand won't rust, making it ideal for wetter or salt-water air environments, or places in your home where you don't particularly want to see a rust-covered piece of metal - for instance on a porch or patio. The non-rusting benefits of stainless steel hammock stands are reflected in their price, but the extra investment may be well worth it in the long-term, justifying the higher cost.
Comfort. After only a few years of normal use, the twisted cotton cord used to make rope hammocks and hammock chairs, hardens and looses flexibility. Once wet, cotton fabric hammocks can take more than a day to dry.
Simplicity and ease of assembly and disassembly are one of the advantages of Metal hammock stands, and storage is also very straight forward. Most metal hammock stands only fit hammocks with spreader bars, although a limited number of metal stands can be used with hammocks which don't have spreader bars. Hammock stand wheel kits can also be used with metal stands to make your hammock much more portable.
There are several styles to pick from for a quilted hammock such as a Malibu Convertible which holds two people and is reversible; the Hatteras Large Quilted Hammock with the Spring Bay Stripes, there is the Hatteras Large Quilted Hammock Soft Weave and several other quilted styles to look at. If you like the Cotton Hammock, this is one of the traditional hammocks that criss-crosses and comes in styles such as the Maui Double Cotton Twist Rope, Original Pawleys Island Large Cotton Rope, The Stowaway Luxurious Cotton Rope Hammock and several other cotton styles. Another popular hammock style is the Camping Hammocks. The Camping Hammocks come in styles such as Marina Double Portable, Hammaka Parachute Nylon Silk Portable and several other styles.