Nov 11, 2003, 10:35 AM
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Anybody got any data on what the range of gear weight ( you have to add to your own weight to give your exit weight).....is Alot of peepes are quoting 25lbs...but is that for that tiny lil rig the intsructors wear,,,whats a realistic number for a 230 main/220 reserve new rig....any ideas ?
I have a 190 main and 176 reserve in a Wings W-13 container. We weighed it right after putting it together and it was 23lbs. I think I use 30 lbs. for gear though, allowing 7 more for helmet, jumpsuit, altimeter, lunch, etc. That might be a little on the conservative side for me, but with your gear being a little larger than mine, I'd say 30 lbs. for everything would be real close.
My rig is 21lbs. Mirage G3 size M3X(stainless hardware if it makes any difference), PD160R, Sabre2 150, Cypres. It weighed 19lbs when I was jumping a Stiletto 120. The Mirage is supposedly a fairly heavy rig, though.