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    Bug Net, ENO or WB?

    Which is the better bug net?
    I know that question may sound vague, but both have their ups and downs.
    Hopefully someone has tried both and can chime in here.

    ENO Guardian Bugnet:
    Cost-$54.95
    Weight-16oz
    Material-unknown
    Suspension-Tarp Ridgeline/Own Ridgeline.
    Vertical Zip.

    WB Travel Bugnet:
    Cost-$65.00
    Weight-7.5oz
    Material-No-see-um mesh.
    Suspension-Hammock Suspension?
    Horizontal Zip.

    I guess you could use the Bugnet as gear storage also.

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    Not even close. The WB bugnet is almost half the weight and easier to use IMO due to the horizontal zippered opening.
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    just ordered me a WB bug net....seems the best option available
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    I have an eno bugnet and it is very heavy. WB is your answer. I am about to make a new diy net.

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    my WB bug net arrived earlier this week. It has no suspension of its own. You need a hammock ridgeline to keep it up.

    It's nice and light. I couldn't imagine a 1lb bug net.

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    WB is 1/2 pound lighter that the ENO and only $10 more. I have spent a lot more than that to save 1/2 a pound of pack weight

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    WB all the way...or DIY...
    no way i would carry a bugnet that comes in at 17oz...thats insane
    It puts the Underquilt on it's hammock ... It does this whenever it gets cold

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    with any bug net you might consider "the end zipper mod" (which I have yet to do with both my eno and wb nets, my next sewing project). a zipper at the end will give you a "mega-mouth" that will slide over what ever is in hammock. During times when you don't need the bugnet, just push it to the side.

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    Newbie here, first post, and glad I looked at this thread, since I ordered an ENO bugnet on Amazon.com for $39.95 today (with free shipping, and a gift card). I balked at the 16oz weight but hey, since I have an ENO DoubleNest I knew it would be well-made and tougher than my friend's Byer Moskito which is in shreds. I like the wide-mouth end mod mentioned on another thread and am not afraid to use scissors. So my question is, what is it that makes the ENO half a pound heavier than the WB -- zipper vs. velcro? Fabric? If the difference is $25+ rather than $10, is the WB still that much superior, or could the ENO be modified somehow to be both lighter and more user-friendly?
    Thanks!

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