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Speer Hammocks are top entry, with a separate silnylon rain canopy and removable bug netting. The hanging straps are 1-inch wide polypropylene webbing, so separate tree hugger straps are not needed. Speer Hammocks offers a variety of hammock sizes. This review covers the Speer 8.0 A hammock which is for people up to 6' and 250 pounds. The complete package of hammock, rain canopy, and bug netting weighs 2 pounds 3.1 ounces (1.0 kg).


  • Overview
  • In Brief
  • Specifications: Manufacturer, Model, Type, Sizes, Weight, Fabric, Model Year, MSRP
  • Features
    • Ease of setup
    • Usable Features
    • Options
    • Weight / Sizing
    • Flexibility of Pitching / Versatility
    • Usable Space
  • Performance
    • Stability
    • Storm Protection
    • Ventilation/Condensation Resistance
    • Insect Protection
  • Durability
  • Value
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Recommendations for Improvement
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