Re: [Hammock Camping] upper 60s
If you are back from S.A. and find some time I would be interested in
a picture of your magic undersack. I can't get a clear image from your
description below. Did you sew the sack to the main layer or is it
sewn to an a second layer under that?
On 4/26/06, Rick <ra1@...> wrote:
> No baffle, no quilting. It is magic.
> I do have a picture somewhere, but it is not with me in San Antonio this
> I took my previous warm hammock (with the pouched out sack that
> contained the quilted in polarguard) and removed the quilting loops and
> the polarguard insulation. I pumped the 4 oz of down in. When I lay
> down in the hammock, the sack forms a nice even pad under me from my
> shoulders to my hips, and just below.
> The down is light enough that it tries to fill up the spaces and even
> holds out the sides a bit.
> I have been to the mid twenties with this and the Travel Pod and a down
> quilt. (wearing a medium thickness fleece pullover and bathing shorts)
> I was more comfortable in the twenties a second night with a single
> thickness of pad, 20x36 inside the hammock. But nights in the thirties
> and the fourties were plenty comfortable with the pad remaining in my
> Essence pack as a frame sheet.
> This hammock compresses to a smaller size than the 3/4 in polarguard
> WarmHammock did and is considerably warmer.
> I really hoped to get to NC to show it off, but that did not happen.
> Too many other trips.