4708Re: windshield reflectors
- Feb 23, 2004Rick-
The aluminized bubble wrap reflectors were all the buzz a couple of years back. BUT-They had a fleece liner between the sleeper and the reflector.
My preference is the foam/mylar reflectors, as they are more flexible, plus the foam factor.
Do you have any "Big Lots" near you? I found a jumbo foam/mylar reflector at the one near my parents during my last trip to Sarasota. I kicked myself all the way home for not buying several at their discounted price. Oh, well!
Cheers and good luck!
From: "neptuneuu" <neptunebeach@...>
Subject: windshield reflectors
I recently started using a Hennessey Exlorer UL Asym and love it. I
am in N FL so real cold is a rarity, but I still need to prepare for
the occasional freeze ( You can't go camping in this; ITS FREEZING
OUT THERE! We FLians are real temp wimps and proud of it). One of
the oft suggested cold weather sleeping pads is a truck-sized
windshield reflector pad, Walmart variety. Shopping at that revered
retailer today, all I could find in a large size is bubble-wrap
cored, aluminized on both sides variety (Axxion? brand). I was
looking for a thin foam cored version with reflective material on one
side only. Am I looking for the right thing? I assume that laying
directly on a aluminized material would be both cold as it conducts
more heat away from you than it reflects and also full of condensed
moisture by morning. Anyone know of a source of an appropriate
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