If you can't fully trust the means of hanging your hammock, then you'll never be able to fully let yourself go and give into the worry-free immediacy of the moment, the fundamental requirement for true relaxation. Our easy-to-assemble powder coated steel tube hammock stand supports up to 450 pounds, giving it one of the highest weight-ratings of any hammock stand available. The 1.9 inch, 13-gauge steel poles - securely connect via spring pins outfitted with solid-steel cores, to prevent possible shearing. Safe, stable, secure suspension for sublime relaxation. Sometimes, you actually can buy trust after all!