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Thread: Relative weights of cordura , dyneema, parapack and ballistic

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    Relative weights of cordura , dyneema, parapack and ballistic

    My search skills are obviuosly bad because I could not find a post that answers the question of relative weights between fabrics.
    I know dyneema is lightest.

    Am thinking about trying s19, current options are for cordura or dyneema. Weight info is only given for dyneema and parapack.

    For those of you that have a cordura bag, any comments pros/cons...
    Thanks in advance.

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    Cordura is heavier, but not by much.
    Look at the S25-
    Weight:
    400d DyneemaŽ/420d nylon ripstop: 1 lb 11 oz / 770 grams
    1000 denier CorduraŽ: 1 lb 13 oz / 820 grams

    I'm guessing the weight difference is even smaller for the S19.
    I guess the main consideration would be if you have pet hair problems.

    If that is not an issue, you will now face the most difficult and excruciating decision you have to make.

    "OMG! what color do I choose?!?!?!"


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