9460Re: New Member
- Jun 10, 2005oops meant -30 C. too cold for my blood either way...
--- In email@example.com, "Coy" <starnescr@y...> wrote:
> I've coind a phrase "there aint no substitute for cubic inches".
> I stole it. Of course the original phrase refurs to hp in a car.
> In a hammock it mostly boils down to "have you got enough cu in of
> insulation under over and beside you". Dave put up a chart
> somewhere (one of the hammock camping news letters?) giving what
> inches are needed to stay warm. Seems like he also mentioned
> Ryan's ? (wrote backpackings books, invents climbing gear and flys
> hangliders) chart and how he found he needed a little more than
> Ryans chart indicated. I dont think the supershelter was designed
> for -30 F either. you will need more padding or insulation under
> you. On top it would be any bag that will do for that temp.
> looking forward to your test results. You got a Fluke?
> Coy Boy
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Michael"
> <dansferd_observatory@y...> wrote:
> > I just purchased a Hennessy Explorer Deluxe with the complete
> > Supershelter System. I hope to achieve some good 4-season
> > with it.
> > I've read several of the available "Hennessy Hammock reviews" on
> > internet with some very mixed feelings. Being a scientist, I'm
> > to testing under much more controlled standards. While there is
> > certainly useful information to ponder about the hammock itself,
> > of it is not worth the read. There is not a single bit of
> > I've come across that offers solid data regarding the
> > System offered with this hammock.
> > Here in Saskatchewan, real world 4-season use means temperatures
> > go below freezing in 3 out of 4 seasons. Winter conditions are
> > of the harshest and brutal in North America. Let's see how this
> > system, rigged with a space blanket as an additional accessory,
> > with my -30 degree celsius sleeping bag (overbag and two fleece
> > garments layered) fares in the future.
> > In the meantime, my MEC -7 degree sleeping bag should fare to
> > temperature rating without the Overcover. If not, I would see
> > something is flawed with the system. I will be as objective as
> > possible.
> > Regards,
> > Michael
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