A while ago before converting from tents to tarps - LONG before my
hammock conversion - I used a candle lantern in my tent during the
winter. It did provide some extra warmth in my double-wall tent, and
it kept the condensation down.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, tim garner <slowhike@...> wrote:
> ed... that conjures up some interresting pictures<G>
> i don`t know how safely it could be done in reality, but if a
person could have a candle lantern hanging in something like a stove
windscreen (as an attachment point) & attached to the bottom, center
of a hammock sock... a certian amount of heat would rise up around the
hammock (inside the sock) before exiting/venting at the top... mabey
along the edges or the at each end???
> i hope if someone experiments w/ something like that, they will
be fuly focuced on what they`er doing! and do so at your own risk...
not because i suggested it.
> lots of potintial for DANGER!!! ...tim
> Ed Speer <ed@...> wrote: Dave, Tim
> Candles can add significant warmth under a tarp, but I have no actual
> numbers. Of course wind & safety concerns can greatly reduce the
> Cavers in the US have developed & used a
> candle-in-an-open-ended-tube-tent-hammock setup-but the no wind
> in a cave are drastically different than outdoors where wind
> often a major problem, especially in the mountains were we all like
> Cavers on multiple night expeditions underground sometimes use
> warmth instead of carrying bulky sleeping gear. Of course, CO2
> burn concerns are potential life-threatening problems to overcome. The
> candle lantern or the conversion to an oil lantern may be suitable
> outdoor situations. This is an idea I've considered, but have no
> using. I have a brass miner's oil lantern that burns even in strong
> but it weighs nearly 3 lbs without the fuel! Has anyone tried a
> oil lantern?-let us know how it worked. Maybe this winter I'll do some
> Moderator, Hammock Camping List
> Author, Hammock Camping, The Complete Guide
> Editor, Hammock Camping News
> Owner, Speer Hammocks Inc
> don`t leave the CREATOR out of the creation!!!
> Talk is cheap. Use Yahoo! Messenger to make PC-to-Phone calls.
Great rates starting at 1¢/min.
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]