Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

3149Re: Bag of Feathers

Expand Messages
  • Dave Womble
    Oct 3, 2003
      Ray, how much loft do you thing the feather bag has?

      Youngblood

      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Ray Garlington"
      <rgarling@y...> wrote:
      > I dug out the speer hammock, GI shell version 1 (couldn't find my
      > version 2 shell!) and set it up. Air temp was about 45F.
      >
      > The pad is about 60" by 30", has all the feathers from an Army
      mummy
      > bag in it and no baffles. I'd estimate that 1/2 the feathers can
      > come out and maintain adequate loft. As it is now, there is no
      > problem with down shifting, and 45F is abosolutely no challenge
      with
      > regard to keeping warm.
      >
      > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Ray Garlington"
      > <rgarling@y...> wrote:
      > > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Thomas Peltier"
      > <Thomas@G...>
      > > wrote:
      > > > Ray,
      > > >
      > > > I think you were the one who made the bag of feathers without
      > > baffles. I
      > > > was wondering how it is working? Have you have a chance to
      test
      > > it? Do you
      > > > have cold spots or problems with down shift?
      > >
      > > Yes I have made a bag of feathers without any baffles; however,
      it
      > > has not been cold enough to test it yet; however, I will set it
      up
      > > tonight and see if the feathers settle enough to matter.
    • Show all 8 messages in this topic