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    Double 1.0 BB lighter than single 1.7 BB?

    I've been meaning to ask this question. Perhaps it's already been discussed here? How can 2 sheets of 1.0 be an ounce lighter than a single sheet of 1.7? Is that an error on the website? Or is there some other modification to the DL 1.0 design? If Brandon's figured out a way to violate the laws of physics then I better get my DL 1.0 order in now before the rush hits :-)

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    The double layer isn't constructed of two identical pieces of fabric. Only the bottom, supporting part of the hammock is doubled.

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    OK thanks, that makes more sense to me now. The fabric panels above the zipper line are made of SL 1.0 and the weight savings there makes up for the DL fabric weight increase underneath. So extending that logic, it should be possible to make a hybrid 1.7/1.0 BB and reduce the total weight even more. That would be sweet. Brandon, what do you think?

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