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    How much weight has someone put in a BlackBird double 1.0?

    A last minute trip is coming up next week and I just realized I am sitting at about 230lbs (30lbs over my weight when buying the hammock).

    Am I crazy to consider using it? I don't want to damage it!

    If I remember right the double 1.0 is rated to 240lbs. But figure some socks and a few items and I am close.

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    The Warbonnet web site says the double 1.0 is good for 225-250 pounds.
    http://warbonnetoutdoors.com/hammocks101.php

    David

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    My youngest son used one and he was at 200 pounds at the time
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    I'm pushing (do I dare say it) 240. Ugh. My dogs weight is 45. So we are pushing 285 in it.

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    Well I am 240 and proud of it these days! Because you see, I was over 270 at some point in my WBBB 1.0 Dbl. I am sure of it. So far it hasn't ripped on me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mgeller View Post
    A last minute trip is coming up next week and I just realized I am sitting at about 230lbs (30lbs over my weight when buying the hammock).

    Am I crazy to consider using it? I don't want to damage it!

    If I remember right the double 1.0 is rated to 240lbs. But figure some socks and a few items and I am close.

    10lbs of socks is overkill. Lighten your footware load!
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    I'm 200, my dog is 20, and my daughter is 40, and it held us just fine. Granted, we weren't swinging in the thing, but I never felt anything ominous occurring during a 2 hour nap
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    Thank!!

    Very fast response! Thanks a ton, I think I am covered for this last minute trip with the double 1.0.

    Of course I did realize while packing that my tarps are without lines and I never did get another bottom insulation setup for my 2nd hammock. So I need to pull something together quick and trying to avoid killing the bank and ordering a Winter yeti or something..

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    I did 7 days in mine last summer at 235.... Worked great!
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