Originally Posted by Knotty
The JoAnn ripstop is generally accepted as being 1.7oz (or is it 1.9oz, I can never remember which is the standard). This weight should be plenty strong as a single layer hammock for most people.
1.9oz. It's 70 denier. Their "Sport ripstop" is type 6.6 nylon (better than type 6). Always use the 40-50% coupon when buying from them.