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Sleeping Bag help

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Offline Peach

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Re: Sleeping Bag help
« Reply #30 on: May 27, 2008, 10:40:20 PM »
OH dear heavens! What is THAT!  :icon_eek:

Actually I saw it in Backpacker I think....I just can't see wearing that...it's like a space suit or something.  Has anyone ever REALLY tried one? 

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Offline Al

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Re: Sleeping Bag help
« Reply #31 on: May 27, 2008, 10:40:44 PM »
At 4.3 pounds and $199.00 not a bad deal.  Costco has great stuff.  You da man! Unfortunately doesn't come in my color . . .

Al

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chisos_muse

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Re: FOUND IT !!!!
« Reply #32 on: May 27, 2008, 10:44:07 PM »



 Muse, how was it that you always said?...just drop where ever you felt sleepy?... :rolling:

 
LMAO, yeah somethin like that! :eusa_clap: Actually I believe I used the word "tired", cause if I felt "sleepy" I wouldn't just drop baby, I'd melt! :eusa_dance:  (and he's not a terrorist!)

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Offline RichardM

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Re: Sleeping Bag help
« Reply #33 on: May 28, 2008, 09:56:28 AM »
It ought to be perfect for hammock sleeping.  One of the primary challenges (at least with the old rope hammocks we used in the 70's/80's) is keeping your sleeping bag from sliding out of the hammock.  I used to lace up the bottom of the hammock so I wouldn't have any surprise exits during the night.  With this suit on, you'd likely just bounce right up into the hammock.

 


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