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Key West knock down hammock stands sold exclusively at Lowe’s recalled due to fall hazard

The Hammock Source is recalling about 32,500 Key West knock down hammock stands that were sold exclusively at Lowe’s due to a fall hazard.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the weld attaching the stand to the base can break, posing a fall hazard.

This recall involves hammock stands made of eight pieces of steel tubing powder coated in bronze. The hammock stands measure about 180 inches long by 48 inches wide by 48 inches tall. The hammock stands were sold under the Key West brand with the model code KW-KDBRZ. The Hammock Source, the model code and “Steel Hammock Stand” are printed on a white label on the outer package near the carry handle.  The hammock stands were sold only as stands without hammocks.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hammock stands and contact The Hammock Source for instructions on receiving a full refund. The firm is contacting all known purchasers.

The Hammock Source has received nine reports of the stands breaking at the base including two reports of scrapes and bruises.

The hammock stands were sold at Lowe’s stores nationwide and online at from October 2020 through May 2022 for about $120.

Consumers can contact the Hammock Source toll-free at 888-744-4366 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, email, online at www.keywest-hammocks/ or and click on “Product Recall” at the top of the page for more information.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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