Skip to comments.Proforce Equipment Snugpak Jungle Blanket (VANITY - goin' camping, have you bought one?)
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
Both Amazon and Proforceequipment.com are short on details.
What is the environment where you will be camping? hot/moderate/cold dry/rainy
45 degrees at the lowest, tent or camper on back of truck. Dry
Prefer a blanket because I thrash around too much
Hmmmm....so walmart carries other similar products by snugpak but no reviews. Must be new.
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.
Thank you for the good advice, I needed it. :)
Have a blast!
I’m jealous, I don’t get to hike near as much as I used to.
Let me know how that jungle blanket works out
Will do. Just placed the order.
Pinging Kartographer. I’m wondering if folks on your list may have encountered this product and can comment.
Ping me too on this if you don’t mind. Looks like it would come in handy during hunting season.
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.
Please let me know too
looks too small to me
look at the army-navy store in your area
Can't beat good wool when weight isn't an issue.
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?
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