Re: Vertex 5 Test Call open
- I like that idea of droping a bug net from the top, so I'll try to get
an app in. Thanks for the idea Andy.
--- In BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com, "Andy Mytys" <amytys@h...> wrote:
> --- In BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com, "robpatterson5"
> <robpatterson5@g...> wrote:
> > hmmm, thinking of droping in a app myself, I'm really intrested in
> > this shealer, but the test call goes right through the summer, and
> > the bugs are preaty fierce up here.
> Seems to me we'd want to have someone in bug country test one of
> these to get the skinny on what conditions are like. Do mosquitoes
> really stay up top, near the apex of the tent?
> If conditions were bad, you could use a bug bivy, or get one of those
> bug screens that hang down from a center point, sticking the pole
> through it from the inside.
> There's really nothing wrong with augmenting a tarp with bug netting
> if the bugs don't stay out, IMO. It's not a modification, any more
> than using a sleeping bag and pad for insulation is. The difference
> is that, instead of added insulation and protection from the
> elements, you're bringing along bug protection.