Originally Posted by hikingdad
7/64 is plenty. I am about the same weight... consistently 270ish and I've never had a single issue. I also have camped with my son in the hammock with me as well which puts us over 300. should be no prob....you'll learn to trust it more
I was hoping to see responses like that. I'm careful and I'll always try to get it pitched "by the book." Just getting into this game has a fairly steep learning curve and I want to set myself up for success rather than frustration.
Hopefully some others will chime in ...