Re: John--windshield reflector pads
- Alrighty. Thanks for steering me straight guys.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "simva4040"
> John I know you read about this at the Hennessey site (not
> HH in the least, personally owning 2 A-syms and just yesterdaywith
> ordered a Light Racer) but you will just waste time and money
> this plan. Your cheapest options that ACTUALLY WORK andare tested by
> many hammockers are:enough to
> 1. closed cell pad IN the hammock cut from a piece large
> allow wings for your arms/shoulders or two pieces 't-eed' tosimply.
> create these wings that prevent cold-wrap. Knox Foam sells
> closed cell pads 7 feet wide and much longer allowing this
> 2. cheapo-Walmart fiber fill or old/used sleeping bag slung byvarious
> attachment mechanisms to the bottom of the hammock ala'underquilt'
> 3. a piece of material-pref. nylon also of various types includingdesigners
> 'sil-nyl' to craft a taco (aka Garlington), this can also be
> obtained from Walmart for cheap
> 4. Use the taco cited at this user group and detail at the
> site to hold any impromptu insulation against the bottom ofhave
> your hammock.
> 5. Order a pre-built pod from Speer, craft one out of a sleeping
> bag large enough to go around the entire hammock (as I
> done with a CrazyCreekCrib and a WM Ponderosayou will
> And the options continue.
> This is not to say you wont get any gain from the windshiled
> reflector but in the end if you pursue coldweatherhammocking
> quickly move in another direction.
> Medicine Man