Re: [BackpackGearTest] Digest Number 719
- In a message dated 4/1/02 4:13:29 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> From: "cerddwr" <gordon-price@...>Gordon-
> Subject: Hennessy epiphany
> I had an idea today, and before I try it, I wanted to see if anyone
> else had tried it. .... However, I have heard that one
> problem with the homemade sleep pad is the tendency to slide around.
> ... My thought is to put some
> quarter sized dollops of silicon glue (McNett Seam Grip) on the space
> blanket side. These patches of silicon would grip the fabric and keep
> the pad from moving around. ...
> So, has anyone tried this, or am I the guinea pig?
> Regards, and good night,
I haven't done exactly what you are proposing, but I have dolloped silicone
on items to reduce slippage. For this application, I suggest a strip of the
gripper material you will find with shelf lining, rug slip-stop, etc. Works
very well for me.
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