12189DAM Dilemma - Exped or Warmlite?
- Jan 1, 2006Happy New Year, btw!
I am now convinced I will be buying a DAM (Down-filled Air Mattress)
not making one a la Gardenville (I am running out of time and
ambition, but have saved up the necessary $$).
I have a Speer-type hammock, a 9' long ZHammock double-bottom to be
specific, and I don't see myself changing to any other style hammock.
I don't care if I can fit the DAM in between the layers, I will be
putting CCF pads in there (I am going for 0*F and lower). I envision
the DAM being in the hammock with me. I am certain (at this point,
anyway) that I don't want an underquilt, as weight is not my primary
Does anyone have experience with the Exped and/or the Warmlite? They
are roughly comparable in price, though the dimensions on the Warmlite
are difficult to decipher, as they appear to be "casket"-shaped (is
I hear they are both a bit clumsy to inflate, but would like some
feedback on that. I'd also like to know what the outer material fabric
In either case, I believe I will be getting the 26" wide model.
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