14970Re: HH fly undercover link
- Jul 31, 2006I tried the pad in the hammock thing. It sucked. And I was using my
Z-rest which is a LOT more comfy than the cheap CCF pad I got from
walmart. Scratch that idea :P
Sounds like you guys have used your underquilts in a lot of different
conditions. How are they during fairly warm weather? I'd be afraid
I'd get too hot. Although, even though I posted a thread on WB about
cooling off in my hammock, the last few times I've used mine, my back
(against the hammock body) has stayed really cool...much cooler than
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jeff" <jwj32542@...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "Keith" <pulse_0ptional@>
> > Well in that case, what would you recommend? Short of an
> underquilt -
> > I've got a KAQ in the works for the winter. I'm just trying to think
> > of something cheap that would work in the somewhat cooler weather
> > between now and then. And...what's DWR? I can usually figure out
> > acronyms, but this one's escaping me...
> Either get an underquilt or put the pad inside the hammock with you.
> DWR is Durable Water Repellent. It's a treatment for ripstop nylon -
> breathable, with varying degrees of water repellency. Some form of
> DWR is used for most quality sleeping bags, quilts, etc.
> > Also, on the subject of underquilts. I don't have mine yet, so I
> > don't know how easy it is to install and adjust, but it looks like it
> > might be kind of a pain. I was thinking about just stuffing the
> > hammock, with quilt attached, like a sleeping bag. It wouldn't
> > be any harder to get out and hang that way. How do you work yours?
> Very easy to connect, and once it's connected you only have to make
> minor adjustments with each setup. I use snakeskins and leave mine
> attached, but just stuffing the whole thing in a stuff sack should
> work fine.
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