Re: Jacks R Better
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> > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I am still seeking direction. I posted last week regarding
> > > sleeping
> > > > system and also have been reading lots and lots of post on
> > > > site. Thusfar, this is the direction I am leaning. JRB have
> a 3
> > > > season set up (nest & quilt no sniveler). I am thinking
> > > > changing out the no sniveler quilt with old rag mnt quilt duemain
> > > > extra down in the later. I have several concerns/questions.
> > > what
> > > > temp range will this setup be? If pad is added/used (therm-a-
> > rest
> > > > pro lite) would that give extra warmth? Would swapping the
> > quilts
> > > > (no sniveler vs old rag mnt) make a difference. Is anyone
> > > this
> > > > combo? Since I have always used a mummy bag, will I have
> > > > adjusting to quilt? Are there any other suggestions for
> > > > sleep system. Have a Happy New Year!
> > > > Rob
> > >
> > > Rob,
> > >
> > > Too date no one has just a Nest and Old Rag Mtn Quilt. The
> > > issue with that combo is that the Old Rag Mtn is loss of some(
> > > flexibility. The ORM is not designed to also function as an
> > > quilt. This means that you loose the "double up the bottom"
> > > option. By its self the ORM is about a 20 degree quilt Sides
> > > tucked in a hammock. Ground sleeper will experience some air
> > > if they toss and turn IMHO quilts are easy to adjust to for a
> > > hammocker .most who tried quilts right after Jardine first
> > published
> > > Beyond Backpacking were ground sleepers and many gave up on
> > > Also, if one sleeps with ones head and face inside a mummy bag
> > notadded
> > > a good ideas as it loads moisture into the bag) it will take
> > > effort to get used to a quilt a good balaclava is the key to
> > > enjoying the quilt.
> > >
> > > Recommend reading the articles on www.jacksrbetter.com . They
> > > give you a good feel for temperature ranges and tricks for
> > > warmth .passed
> > >
> > > The ORM is best as a light weight alternative to a sleeping bag
> > Most
> > > folk continue to use an existing bag for the winter with the 3
> > > season set doubled on the bottom . Send the bag home when
> > > Rogers VA, if nobo, then use the three season set . Glen Cliff
> > is
> > > a popular place to get winter gear mailed back too for the fall
> > > finishing leg of a thru.
> > >
> > > If you intend to carry a pad anyway, the nest supplemented by
> > > pad and the ORM will be warmer .it will also be less
> > > the summer.
> > >
> > > Hope this helps.
> > >
> > > Jack
> > Jack,
> > Thanks for the responce. I understand you are one of the owners
> > JRB. I have looked @ the articles on your website. I have
> > couple of questions. Will JRB 3 season setup fit the ultralight
> > Expedition HH and perform the same as backpacker ultralight? If
> > ordered, how long will it take JRB to conplete order. What is
> > of current batch production? Thank you in advance!
> > Rob
> Yes, the 3 season set will fit the UL exped. It fits all HH. In
> fact, we have not found a hammock that it will not work with. See
> pictures on FAQ page of web site.
> We have two sets in stock...currently no waiting. This could change
> at any time based on orders.
> Current color is emerald green. Close match to our current tarp
I will let you know early next week on my decision. I am considering
also going to 4 season setup. Thanks for the help and will talk to