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    Default Hammock Weights

    All the other hammock weight posts are interspersed into other threads, so I thought I'd post a few here for discussion. Weights are estimates...post your systems here!

    TEMPERATURE: 40F

    19 - Speer 8.0 (w/ bugnet)
    29 - Speer PeaPod
    13 - Speer 8x10 Tarp
    04 - 4 stakes w/ cord
    65 oz total - 4 lbs 1 oz - 1843 g

    11 - Homemade Speer (w/o bugnet)
    29 - PeaPod
    07 - MacCat Micro
    04 - 4 stakes w/ cord
    51 oz total - 3 lbs 3 oz - 1446 g

    TEMPERATURE: 37F

    11 - Homemade Speer (w/o bugnet)
    03.5 - Speer SPE
    10 - Equinox CCF Pad 20"x72"x3/8"
    16 - Speer Top Blanket
    09 - JRB 8x8
    02 - 2 stakes w/ cord
    51.5 oz - 3 lbs 3.5 oz - 1460 g

    TEMPERATURE: 30F

    20 - HH UL BP Asym
    20 - JRB Nest Underquilt
    20 - JRB No Sniveler Top Quilt
    02 - JRB Connectors
    09 - JRB 8x8 Tarp
    02 - 2 stakes w/ cord
    73 oz - 4 lbs 9 oz - 2070 g

    11 - Speer (w/o bugnet)
    29 - PeaPod
    16 - Top Blanket
    09 - JRB 8x8 Tarp
    02 - 2 stakes w/ cord
    67 oz - 4 lbs 3 oz - 1900 g

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    25 - Hennessy Ultralight Backpacker Asym
    6 - Stock fly
    5 -4 x stakes, minibiners, cord and snakeskins
    1 -2 x caribiners to tie off on
    16-Blue foam pad with wings (like SPE but with tape)
    20-WM Caribou (35* bag)

    73 oz total, 4lbs 9 oz. 2070 grams

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    Temperature 30 degrees (probably good to 25)

    ( off the shelf items)

    HH Extreme light Racer w/ tree savers 16 oz
    JRB 8x8 w/ cord and 2 pti pegs 11 oz
    JRB Nest under quilt 20 oz
    JRB No Sniveller quilt 20 oz
    JRB suspension sys 2 oz

    total 69 oz or 4.3 lbs

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    Very comfortable down to 40:

    HH ULB (stock fly, 2 stakes, straps, lines, and separate stuff sack for the fly) - 32 oz.
    Homemade underquilt from a synthetic 40 degree TNF bag (in stuff sack) - 24 oz.
    Homemade Jardine quilt (in stuff sack) - 28 oz.

    Total: 84 oz. (5.25 lbs)

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    Default An observation

    There are a few items besides rated temperature to be careful with that may skew things in a way that is not intended. Two that I see are height limit and weight limit. It is different for equipment that is made for folks that are 5'5" tall and weigh 150 lbs versus equipment made for folks that is 6' tall and weigh 200 lbs versus equipment made for folks that are 6'6" tall and weigh 250 lbs, etc. At some point, if you are not careful, you may be trying to compare apples to oranges.

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    55 degrees

    Speer Hammock, homemade for 5'6" hiker 13.5 oz
    bugnet, homemade 4.1 oz
    8x10 Tarp, silnylon, homemade 15.4 oz
    6 Ti stakes 1.5 oz
    Marmot Venture bag around hammock 26 oz
    total 56.5 oz (3.5 lb)

    40 degrees

    Speer Hammock, homemade for 5'6" hiker 13.5 oz
    8x10 Tarp, silnylon, homemade 15.4 oz
    6 Ti stakes 1.5 oz
    Marmot Venture bag around hammock 26 oz
    fleece quilt, homemade 13 oz
    Gossamer NightLite Torso pad 3.7 oz
    total 73 oz (4.5 lb)

    30 degrees

    Speer Hammock, homemade for 5'6" hiker 13.5 oz
    8x10 Tarp, silnylon, homemade 15.4 oz
    6 Ti stakes 1.5 oz
    Marmot Venture bag around hammock 26 oz
    Montbell UL #3 Superstretch Bag 23.7 oz
    Gossamer NightLite Torso pad 3.7 oz
    total 84 oz (5.25 lb)

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    byer hammock(no netting) 11oz

    byer suspension system 5 oz

    jacksrbetter tarp 11 oz

    two Y shaped alumnum stakes 1oz

    sleep pad 10 oz

    speer 30 degree quilt 25 oz

    total 63 oz. or 3 lbs 15 oz

    i have used this set up at 28 degrees with no
    problems,this is the set up i am using on my
    section hike from oct 9 th to oct 21 a south
    bound section hike from franconia notch to
    dalton mass,i cant wait neo
    Last edited by neo; 09-16-2005 at 23:28.

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