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Proforce Equipment Snugpak Jungle Blanket (VANITY - goin' camping, have you bought one?)
VANITY | 7/13/2014 | VANITY

Posted on 07/13/2014 12:02:15 AM PDT by ransomnote

I am reading that this is a decent woobi replacement. Has anyone purchased this

Proforce Equipment Snugpak Jungle Blanket

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BTHREMK/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A36ZAOEPX7I0P8


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Reviews are bought and paid for online. I'm hopping I can get an honest review from a FReeper who has tried one of these. Thanks.
1 posted on 07/13/2014 12:02:15 AM PDT by ransomnote
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To: ransomnote

Both Amazon and Proforceequipment.com are short on details.

What is the environment where you will be camping? hot/moderate/cold dry/rainy


2 posted on 07/13/2014 12:22:50 AM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: Ray76

45 degrees at the lowest, tent or camper on back of truck. Dry
Prefer a blanket because I thrash around too much


3 posted on 07/13/2014 12:27:21 AM PDT by ransomnote
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To: Ray76

Hmmmm....so walmart carries other similar products by snugpak but no reviews. Must be new.


4 posted on 07/13/2014 12:37:17 AM PDT by ransomnote
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To: ransomnote

Well if you’re in a camper weight is not going to be a concern, I’d just go with a blanket from home wrap up in it and lay on a sleeping pad.

In a tent you’ll be more exposed and unless you’re in the desert “dry air” gets damp during the night, so a blanket from home might not work out too well. The comments at Amazon say the jungle blanket is water repellent, which is good, but it could also be clamy. The reviews sound good and the price is right. What’s to lose? I haven’t used it but it sounds ok. It might work out great in a tent, lay on it and if it gets cool just pull it over you.

In summer I’ve used a light weight bag and either laid on top of it or inside without zipping it up and it worked out ok. The tent adds a few degrees warmth and keeps the dew away. I know the mummy bags are better in cold weather but I can’t stand being so confined so i go with a modified mummy. It’s a little heavier and maybe not as warm but I don’t go insane either. I backpack so weight is always something to shave were you can, but this isn’t one of those places!

Always use a sleeping pad. Every thermarest I’ve had loses air. The eggcrate or corrogated foam pads work ok. They’re a lot cheaper too.


5 posted on 07/13/2014 12:52:47 AM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: Ray76

Thank you for the good advice, I needed it. :)


6 posted on 07/13/2014 12:57:47 AM PDT by ransomnote
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To: ransomnote

Have a blast!

I’m jealous, I don’t get to hike near as much as I used to.


7 posted on 07/13/2014 1:03:15 AM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: ransomnote

Let me know how that jungle blanket works out


8 posted on 07/13/2014 1:04:26 AM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: Ray76

Will do. Just placed the order.


9 posted on 07/13/2014 1:20:31 AM PDT by ransomnote
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To: ransomnote; Kartographer

Pinging Kartographer. I’m wondering if folks on your list may have encountered this product and can comment.


10 posted on 07/13/2014 1:36:50 AM PDT by TEXOKIE (We must surrender only to our Holy God and never to the evil that has befallen us.)
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To: ransomnote

Ping me too on this if you don’t mind. Looks like it would come in handy during hunting season.

Thanks
Onona


11 posted on 07/13/2014 2:55:29 AM PDT by onona (I’ve pretty much given up on sanity returning.)
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To: ransomnote

At 1.6 pounds, it seems kind of heavy for just a blanket, however, it looks pretty neat. I’ve been using a hammock more and more when I camp. It’s difficult to get into a sleeping bag. This might work well for that.


12 posted on 07/13/2014 5:31:15 AM PDT by cyclotic (America's premier outdoor adventure association for boys-traillifeusa.com)
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To: ransomnote

Please let me know too


13 posted on 07/13/2014 5:31:56 AM PDT by cyclotic (America's premier outdoor adventure association for boys-traillifeusa.com)
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To: appalachian_dweller; OldPossum; DuncanWaring; VirginiaMom; CodeToad; goosie; kalee; ...

Preppers’ PING!!


14 posted on 07/13/2014 7:34:12 AM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: ransomnote

looks too small to me
look at the army-navy store in your area


15 posted on 07/13/2014 7:44:22 AM PDT by jyro (French-like Democrats wave the white flag of surrender while we are winning)
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To: Kartographer
The Snugpak Jungle Bag reviews
16 posted on 07/13/2014 8:01:04 AM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....should' Nuff said!)
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To: Kartographer
SNUGPAK Information
17 posted on 07/13/2014 8:05:50 AM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....should' Nuff said!)
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To: Ray76
Well if you’re in a camper weight is not going to be a concern, I’d just go with a blanket from home wrap up in it and lay on a sleeping pad.

Can't beat good wool when weight isn't an issue.


18 posted on 07/13/2014 8:08:22 AM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

1st review seems fishy. He’s had it 4.5 years. Lots of pros. The con was feels cheap but its not.


19 posted on 07/13/2014 8:10:29 AM PDT by paintriot (On the Conservative Coast.)
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1st review seems fishy. He’s had it 4.5 years. Lots of pros. The con was feels cheap but its not.

Fishy, pro or con? Or just paid off?

20 posted on 07/13/2014 8:26:28 AM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....should' Nuff said!)
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