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Seth R
(Lerxst) - F

Locale: Northeast
Tarptent Notch real world weights on 12/12/2013 17:18:16 MST Print View

Ok, TT lists the weight as 26 oz. what are people's real world numbers with them? Pre or post seam sealing would be helpful too.

Eric Blumensaadt
(Danepacker) - MLife

Locale: Mojave Desert
Tarptent weights on 12/12/2013 20:09:33 MST Print View

I dunno about the Notch but my similar (oiginal) TT Moment was only 1.5 oz. heaveier than advertised.

My TT Contrail was 0.5 oz. lighter

My TT Scarp 2 was almost 2 oz. heavier

So they are coming in very close to the advertised weight.

Franco Darioli
(Franco) - M

Locale: Here
Tarptent Notch real world weights on 12/12/2013 20:56:28 MST Print View

I have an incredibly long and boring video on three of the TT solo shelters here :
about 2 minutes in I weigh a brand new packed up Notch at 26.3 oz.
That includes 4x stakes,instructions and stuff sack.
I do a Notch with about 20g of silicone.
The weight can vary one ounce or two from one production run to the next.

Harrison Carpenter
(carpenh) - M

Locale: St. Vrain River Valley
Notch on 12/12/2013 21:00:58 MST Print View

After my seam sealing-- probably a little too heavy-- my Notch weighs 27.2 oz, including the stakes. And I measured it on an old analogue scale.

Chad B
(CenAZwalker) - F

Locale: Southwest
RE: Tarptent Notch real world weights on 12/12/2013 21:15:52 MST Print View

2012 Version, seam sealed with silicone swatches on the floor.

Tarp: 15.6oz
Full mesh inner: 9.6oz

Mike W
(skopeo) - F

Locale: British Columbia
Tarptent Notch real world weights on 12/12/2013 21:31:19 MST Print View

I have a couple of weights recorded:

As delivered 28.3 (4 pegs, cord, stuff sacks, partial solid inner and fly)

Seam sealed fly with additional (peak) tie-outs - 16.5 oz
Partial Solid inner with silicone strips painted on floor - 11.0 oz
4 Easton stakes in TT stuff sack - 1.2 oz
Easton poles - 1.9 oz per pole

John H
(pastyj) - F

Locale: SE US
RE: Tarptent Notch real world weights on 12/13/2013 07:04:41 MST Print View

As delivered my Notch weighed in at 25.8 oz.

I added:
- Seam sealing and stripes on the floor
- 2 Trekking pole adapters (allows poles to be used handles up)
- 2 triptease peak guyouts
- 4 Ruta Locura 9" carbon stakes and 2 ti shepherds hook stakes w/stake bag

Everything in the supplied stuff sack was right at 29 oz

Seth R
(Lerxst) - F

Locale: Northeast
Interesting on 12/13/2013 07:58:46 MST Print View

Thanks for the responses. Mine just came and it seems to be on the heavier side. 29 for tent/mesh inner and stakes, not seam sealed. 29.7 with stuff sack. Seems to be over everyone elses. Not sure if it's worth the trouble to try to exchange it for a lighter one.

Am I being too anal about this?

Chad B
(CenAZwalker) - F

Locale: Southwest
Anal? on 12/13/2013 08:45:54 MST Print View

I don't know, I think it would be worth asking if Henry could weigh a few and if he has one closer to the stated 26oz, do an exchange.