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Re: Hammock Camping shiny side out?

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  • ciyd01
    Thanks Ed. It sounds like condensation is the limiting factor here. I m thinking of actually glueing the mylar to my sleeping pad to keep it from sliding
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 11, 2003
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      Thanks Ed. It sounds like condensation is the limiting factor here.
      I'm thinking of actually glueing the mylar to my sleeping pad to keep
      it from sliding around. Until then, I'll go with putting it under
      the pad.

      ciyd

      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Ed Speer" <info@s...> wrote:
      > <Do you use the relfective layer between pad and
      > hammock or between pad and sleeper?>
      >
      > <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/hammockcamping>
      > We've tried to answer this question before--it probably depends
      more on
      > personal preference. Putting the pad (and clothes) between you and
      the
      > reflective blanket is probably more comfortable since the almost
      certain
      > condensation may not be against your skin. Several people have
      > expressed their opinion in the past, but no one knows for sure
      which way
      > is the most efficient. Trying to keep a mylar blanket in place
      inside a
      > hammock is quite a challenge--it will probably be easier if it is
      > between the pad and the hammock. As an alternative, I've actually
      worn
      > a Vapor Barrier bag while inside my hammock on many occassions--adds
      > warmth, but now you must deal with the excessive wetness....Ed
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