I had concerns with noise too. It really makes a racket when putting it together, but once it is between the hammock and undercover, all you get is a low key rustle-- like dry leaves. You get a soft rustle when you move around, but not as load as you would imagine. If you are really concerned with noise, I would at least use an AMK HeatSheet for the outer cover. You could use all AMK blankets, but they don't crumple as well as the cheapies. The AMK stuff is more durable too.
Originally Posted by Aven
I'm thinking about trying some of that thin white foam used for shipping and experimenting with layering it with space blankets. That would add bulk when stowed, but reduce noise. It may have some positive thermal properties too. Kind of a poor man's IX.
Hmmmm, this has potential. I've subscribed to the thread. I definitely want to see how this plays out.
Hey guys....any new information here now that we've hit colder weather??
Would love to hear about how this worked out or if the space bivy idea was better. Also if anyone has used amk blankets instead. Thanks!
Just a quick bump of this thread. I am interested in making something like this. Wondering if anyone could give a performance update?