I posted this on the Yahoo Clark Group forum, but I thought maybe there were more or other Clark users here that may not be visiting the other one:
I had mentioned in my last post that I was going to stay with the
Claytors, but this morning I got a message from Clark Outdoor
Products. Whoever wrote the email is certainly inspiring and has
changed my mind; I am going to order one soon.
Now my only holdup is what to buy. I go in the winter a lot so the
NA seems good for that, but I have a couple of underquilts. Having
them makes me lean toward the Tropical. And since I am leaning toward
the tropical, why not go all the way to the Ultralite? Of course I
plan to get the XL tarp.
What do most of you veterans use?
Is there a significant difference in quanlity and durability? What
makes up the extra weight between the UL, Trop and NA?
Camo? what are your thoughts. I think I will miss the extra two
feet length of the Claytor, but then maybe that is why I have a hard
time getting something just right under my neck in a Claytor.
I notice the tropical and UL have mesh instead of fabric on the
head end. I think I would prefer the mesh. I like to see out into
camp. That was one of the big reasons I liked the Claytor, it is a
Finally, what add-ons are you all using? Do you use webbing and
cinch buckles or the like?
Please help me to make the right choice by sharing your feelings
about the model you own. The Clark seems so different than the others.
I appreciate this. Mule (Steve)