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    Nunatak Arc Alpinist just retired...

    USPS dropped off a box from Warbonnet Outdoors LLC, inside a new 3 season Mamba. The boots were off in a matter of seconds and under I went.
    It has the same brilliant 'tensioning' system found in its big brother the Winter Mamba...the fit at my ht./wt. 6'1" 198ish is just a wee bit more roomy than the winter model--this I'm sure because of much less down. In 20 minutes of expansion and the 2inch loft was met and exceeded...I did order 2 ounces of extra stuffing.
    Another work of art from Warbonnetdude. For me (ymmv) I'd expect I can push the freezing make a bit and now I've an excuse to spend the night in the woods.
    Thanks Brandon.

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    Man, y'all aren't making it easy for me to stick with the gear I have. I keep hearing how awesome all this other down stuff is and my resistance wears down a bit more with every post.

    I'm lucky Brandon had loaned out the Mamba at the CWH...else I probably would have tested it for a night and taken one home.

    I have plenty of gear. I have plenty of gear. I don't need any more gear. I have plenty of gear.
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    The Alpinist was old I tell ya...seriously at 6ish years it has seen its day, no excuse needed.

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    black mamba

    Brandon delivered my 3 season Black Mamba at the Colorado Winter Hang. I thought he had made a mistake and given me a winter Black Mamba because the loft is huge. I weighed it and it is the correct one. Lots of loft for so little weight.
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    Nunatak Arc Alpinist just retired...

    So is it for sale... or just hanging from the rafters with the other championship banners and retired numbers?
    “Somebody told me it was frightening how much topsoil we are losing each year, but I told that story around the campfire and nobody got scared” - Jack Handy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Just Jeff View Post
    Man, y'all aren't making it easy for me to stick with the gear I have. I keep hearing how awesome all this other down stuff is and my resistance wears down a bit more with every post.

    I'm lucky Brandon had loaned out the Mamba at the CWH...else I probably would have tested it for a night and taken one home.

    I have plenty of gear. I have plenty of gear. I don't need any more gear. I have plenty of gear.
    A hammocker who owns a No Sniveler does not need another top quilt...period. A mamba is tapered right? So it is a couple ounces lighter than a NS. Taper your NS and it'll get lighter and have a warmer footbox. That is what I'm going to do to mine.

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