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[at-l] Re: Weighing gear



>For tents, packs, sleeping bags, cookgear, boots, and a few other items,
>the manufacturer usually supplies that info OR you can obtain a gear
>catalog from REI (http://www.rei.com) and their product descriptions give
>weights for EVERYTHING.


Gene -
The manufacturers lie about weight.  Period.

Looked at a 4.5#  (listed weight) tent a couple weeks ago - the real
weight was closer to 7#.   That's why I bought my own scales.
Now if I make a mistake - it's my fault.

Walk softly,
Jim


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