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    Weight limit of ripstop

    Planning on making a 1.9oz ripstop gathered end hammock. Will be using 1/8" whoopies and 1" webbing as tree straps. What weight limits would I be looking at? I have never hung in a ripstop hammock so I don't even know where to begin guessing

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    I'd guess that would be good for around 500lbs? The ripstop is tougher than alot of people give it credit for. I don't remember who it was, but I remember seeing a video here where someone had place a water tank in a hammock and filled it with around 1500lbs of water before failure. So realistically I don't think anyone needs a double layer of 1.9 unless they are using it for a pad pocket.
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    I knew there was somewhere I could look to find all this information. Thanks

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