UK Hammocks Woodsman X Hammock Review

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9 Responses

  1. Tord Hoppe says:

    Great review of a great product. One pro tip, if you order a double layered model and want to be able to insert a pad between the layers, make sure to mention this otherwise Mat will seal the fabric all the way around.

    • Derek says:

      Thanks Tord, this is really useful. I would have guessed that all double-layer hammocks allow the user to slip in insulation between the fabric.

  2. Rino Holt Larsen says:

    Great review, Derek! I’m considering buying a Woodsman X DL, and this article was very helpful. Do you know exactly how long this hammock is? 118 inches or even longer?

  3. Shawn says:

    How does this hammock compare with the WBBB? Looks fairly similar. I tend to be a side sleeper and wonder if this would be a better option?

    • Derek says:

      The footbox design is clearly different using different techniques but achieving similar results. The Woodsman X also has a removable bug net. The Warbonnet Blackbird has perimeter tie-outs to pull out the sides of the hammock. A few other odds and ends.

      As for side-sleeping, I often sleep on my side and in a semi-fetal position in all the hammocks I own. I haven’t found one that is better or worse, necessarily. Gathered-end hammocks, with their low center of gravity, really help maintain a balance and prevent you from tipping, so side sleeping and tossing and turning are no problem. Sometimes it can feel like working around in a water bed, but it is doable.

  4. Jim says:

    Nice review. I’m thinking about matching this hammock with a hammockgear standard tarp with doors. What tarp length would you recommend with this hammock?

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