When I received the pkg, I found the box got bent. Without surprise, I found the wood bar got split. Called overstock, they setup a replacement pkg, and received the second one within 4 days. The hammock looks great in our backyard. The rope is soft and seems durable too. We do not have any issue with the wood bar (the replacement one, obviously) like one buyer had. So far, we have been using it for 5 months now and it is still looking great.
the wooden bar across the top that has support all of your weight had a split in it. wasn't going to keep it and risk it cracking so that it could drop me to the ground. found a much nicer quality one on another website which holds more weight, is bigger and cost the same as this returned product.