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Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: reflective foil with air bubbles inside?

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  • Rick
    Weight for weight, thickness for thickness, it is quite a bit colder than closed cell foam in my personal experiments. Risk ... [Non-text portions of this
    Message 1 of 4 , May 4, 2005
      Weight for weight, thickness for thickness, it is quite a bit colder
      than closed cell foam in my personal experiments.

      Risk

      jmellis01 wrote:

      > Hi Todd,
      > The stuff of which you speak is called Reflectix. It's a thermal
      > barrier (insulation) used in construction and HVAC applications. It
      > works pretty well with the addition of some foil tape for making "pot
      > cozies". That's about the extent of it though. As an insulator for
      > hammocks it's just too bulky for the weight to make it worthwhile.
      > It's also quite "crinkly" and stiff so laying on the stuff isn't very
      > nice. Some folks here have tried it but with somewhat poor results I
      > believe.
      >
      > Just my $.02
      >
      > John
      >
      > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "athiker1994" <athiker94@g...>
      > wrote:
      > > Hello,
      > > I know you guys probably know about this but has anyone tried
      > > the insulative material that has foil on each side with tiny
      > > air bubbles inside? A friend of mine gave me some and it looks
      > > promising.
      > > I would have searched this but I've noticed you can't search all of
      > > the messages?
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > >
      > > todd
      >
      >
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