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    Smile average dangerbird?

    Im thinking about pulling the trigger on a db, i know it will be different for all hammocks but im just curious on some average weight of some rigs.

    Im leaning towards the 1.0 ripstop or 1.8 tafetta single layer 10 ft ridge line.

    Thanks for the help!
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    Randy (DreamHammock owner behind the scenes) recently added a calculator to his site. He doesn't claim it's perfect, but it should get you to a very close estimate:
    http://www.dream-hammock.com/HammockCalculator.html

    I plugged in your numbers and came up with the following (assuming a 60 in width):
    1.0 ripstop: 23 oz
    1.8 tafetta: 28 oz

    I have a 1.8 night grid tafetta on order right now and can't wait until it gets here!
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    Thankyou breyman, looked all over his site but didnt look at the calculator. Im thinking about ordering mine when i get that yearly check from government. I cant wait! Thanks again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yooz85 View Post
    Thankyou breyman, looked all over his site but didnt look at the calculator. Im thinking about ordering mine when i get that yearly check from government. I cant wait! Thanks again.
    Sure thing. Yah, that calculator is pretty hidden. He'd be well-served linking to it from the order page.

    Good luck on a future purchase! You definitely won't be disappointed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by yooz85 View Post
    ...looked all over his site but didnt look at the calculator.
    yooz85, you're not alone. I've had others that have had trouble finding this info.
    I guess I've looked at the site so much I can no longer see it with "new eyes".

    Quote Originally Posted by breyman View Post
    Yah, that calculator is pretty hidden. He'd be well-served linking to it from the order page.
    Good suggestion. I'll see what I can do to bring it more out in the open.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
    yooz85, you're not alone. I've had others that have had trouble finding this info.
    I guess I've looked at the site so much I can no longer see it with "new eyes".


    Good suggestion. I'll see what I can do to bring it more out in the open.
    Was just browsing the site and noticed the new links to the calculator from the product order pages. Very nice! That'll definitely be very helpful for folks using the site moving forward.
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    Quote Originally Posted by breyman View Post
    Was just browsing the site and noticed the new links to the calculator from the product order pages. Very nice! That'll definitely be very helpful for folks using the site moving forward.
    Papa Smurf is on top of things! I like his style!

    and breyman, I covet your night grid camo!
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    Quote Originally Posted by halfastronomical View Post
    Papa Smurf is on top of things! I like his style!

    and breyman, I covet your night grid camo!
    Should be here Wednesday. Very excited! I'm usually not a fan of most camo patterns, but that Night Grid is pretty cool looking.
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