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#167570 - 07/03/12 05:38 PM Re: New way to weigh your backpack [Re: dcd170]
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Registered: 04/09/12
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Loc: DFW, Texas
just found this thread! Just like you I've been tracking my gear with Excel and find it frustrating having to enter each detail and trying to think of those details as well. The calculator is really well done (love the background too) and I'd say is a pretty useful "guesstimator" for what any given pack might weigh.

For those who are "Meh!" because it doesn't list the actual weight of your particular gear, then enter that gear with it's weight (that you've actually weighed). I like it and will use it from now on. The spreadsheet I have now will be strictly for archival/tracking purposes. When I load out for a trip, it'll be the online weight converter.
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#202575 - 02/05/19 10:48 AM Re: New way to weigh your backpack [Re: lostagain]
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Registered: 01/16/19
Posts: 37
Loc: Switzerland
Are you still working on this tool?

I couldn't find most of my stuff, albeit quite popular things (MSR Freelite tent, Petzl Reactik headlamp, my 40L Mammut Creon pro pack (which is 1450g vs the 1540g on the older 38L model) and other stuff.

If people still use this tool, I'll try and get all my gear listed there myself. If not,I guess I'll just do an excell too.

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#202576 - 02/05/19 12:46 PM Re: New way to weigh your backpack [Re: Mbphoto]
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Registered: 02/05/03
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This thread originated seven years ago and has not been updated since then. Gear has gone through several generations since then, so finding recent gear on the list will be nearly impossible. Also, I think it is safe to say the member who posted it has long since stopped posting here.

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#202578 - 02/05/19 06:28 PM Re: New way to weigh your backpack [Re: aimless]
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Registered: 01/26/11
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Loc: Torrance, CA
Following the link shows the website is still up and has some activity. It looks like gear has been uploaded within the last two months. The website looks more refined than it was when it went live (around the time this thread was created). I remember fiddling around with it back then. I tried to log in but was unsuccessful. Even the password recovery didn't work. Perhaps I never made an account back then or they expunged my record in the intervening years. I would kind of like to see how this website has evolved, but in the intervening years I haven't heard of anyone using it.

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