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Re: [Hammock Camping] Foam padding - anyone making a purchase????

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  • chcoa
    Thanks for clarifying Dick. I had recently checked out the GG pad so was interested in your advice. My search also continues.... jamie ... was ... Sorry for
    Message 1 of 11 , Jan 30, 2005
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      Thanks for clarifying Dick. I had recently checked out the GG pad so
      was interested in your advice.

      My search also continues....

      jamie

      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, Dick Matthews <dick@c...>
      wrote:
      > Jamie,
      >
      > I tried the overlap technique to get the width up to about 30" . I
      was
      > OK for warmth, but inside the hammock it crumpled into a ball.
      >
      > I would not recommend the GG pad for inside the hammock use.
      Sorry for
      > the confusion. In the future I will provide links only to gear I
      > recommend.
      >
      > I am still trying new things to get a kit that will both keep me
      > comfortable on the ground and keep me warm to 20 degrees.
      >
      > Dick Matthews
      >
      >
      > chcoa wrote:
      >
      > >Dick do you mean to say you tried the Gossamer Gear pad and found
      it
      > >unsatisfactory becuase it was too bendy or did you supply this
      link
      > >so I would check out the GG pad?
      > >
      > >If so, I had before my post and took it out of the running because
      > >it's not wide enough, only 19.5 in - boo!
      > >
      > >Thank you for you imput
      > >jamie in az
      > >
      > >--- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, Dick Matthews <dick@c...>
      > >wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >>Jamie,
      > >>
      > >>I found this to be unsatisfactory because there needs to be a
      > >>
      > >>
      > >balance
      > >
      > >
      > >>between bendy and stiff.
      > >>
      > >>http://www.gossamergear.com/cgi-bin/gossamergear/thinlight.html
      > >>
      > >>Dick Matthews
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>chcoa wrote:
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>>If anyone is planning in the near future to purchase some of the
      > >>>Evazote (sp?) padding that is more bendy than the CC foam, I
      would
      > >>>love to go in on your oder with you. I recently used a Target
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >blue
      > >
      > >
      > >>>CC foam pad IN the hammock for some winter haning and while it
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >worked
      > >
      > >
      > >>>fine, it wasn't as comfy as I would of liked. Additionally, I
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >have a
      > >
      > >
      > >>>small capasity b-pack (keeps my pack weight down) and I'd like
      to
      > >>>have a pad that would pack a little better than the blue CC.
      > >>>
      > >>>Thanks
      > >>>Jamie in AZ
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>>
      >
      >
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