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    silent space blanket

    i have the hhss and a sb works beyond expectations - but it's noisy in wind or when i move around... not too stealthy. is there a 'silent' yet thin & light space blanket in existence? nb, i don't care about windshield/bubblewrap type solutions.

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    There is reflective fabric with some sort of silvered coating. I thought Warbonnet used it in the Yeti or experimented with it for a time, I can't recall.

    You can look at "Insul-brite" it's a space-blanket sandwitched in between thin polyester batting... It's warm, but bulky. $7/yd at walmart or joanne's... On a dry day, every movement generates static electricity... only to discharge later... not a big deal, but slightly surprising...
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    This is silent but not as durable. Weigh in plastic wrap, 78 gram = 2.751 369 032 1 ounce. Volume about the same as the noisy sibling.
    http://www.amazon.com/Adventure-Medi...4399594&sr=1-5
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    Earplugs?

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    Many users have previously recommended the Adventure Medical Heat Sheet as a quieter soloution.

    I've not experience with it at this point, but its only a few dollars more than a regular mylar SB so probably worth a try.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stevicide View Post
    Many users have previously recommended the Adventure Medical Heat Sheet as a quieter soloution.

    I've not experience with it at this point, but its only a few dollars more than a regular mylar SB so probably worth a try.
    2X on the adventure-medical-heatsheet-emergency-blanket.
    Have one use it on my HHSS. Love it.

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    thanks everyone guys for the input. to contribute to my own thread, here is another thing: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-...y_blanket.html
    may fit the bill!

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    That's the same thing that Stevicide linked to, just a different website.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisH View Post
    That's the same thing that Stevicide linked to, just a different website.
    Here's a US source, in a larger size:
    http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/st...ing_googlebase
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    Quote Originally Posted by kobold View Post
    thanks everyone guys for the input. to contribute to my own thread, here is another thing: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-...y_blanket.html
    may fit the bill!

    Yep that's a Adventure Medical Kits Heatsheet Blanket

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