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Re: [Hammock Camping] Hennessey Hyperlite - real weights vs. advertised weights

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  • Richard Perlman
    I ll weigh my HL hammock this weekend and post my result. I can t weigh the fly because I bought it without one. Rich ... [Non-text portions of this message
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 15, 2007
      I'll weigh my HL hammock this weekend and post my result. I can't weigh
      the fly because I bought it without one.

      Rich

      bedeutung wrote:
      > Hi all,
      >
      > I have had (and loved) the HH UltraLite Backpacker A-sym for a few
      > years now. Having seen these reports from HH of much the same hammock
      > but some 7 oz. lighter - turning an already light shelter into a very
      > lighter shelter - I went out and bought one.
      >
      > I do not know whether anyone else can verify my findings (I'd be very
      > interested to know) but it seems that the website and advertising is
      > nothing short of misleading and inaccurate to say the least. In
      > summary the difference in weight between my HH Ultralite (hereafter.
      > "UL"), and my HH Hyperlite (hereafter "HL") is not 7 oz. but *less
      > than 3 oz*!
      >
      > UL:
      >
      > UL Hammock: 574g
      > UL Fly: 210g
      > 2x Tree huggers: 44g
      >
      > Total weight: 828g
      >
      >
      > HL Hammock: 478g
      > HL Fly: 228g
      > 2x Tree huggers: 44g
      >
      > Total weight: 750g
      >
      > Difference: 78g (= *less than 3 oz.*)
      >
      >
      >


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