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    BMBH ultralight with pad

    I just ordered a BMBH UL from Jacks r Better and i was wondering if anyone has used a pad with the ultralight model since they removed the second layer for inserting the pad. I'm planning on purchasing an UQ before cooler weather kicks in but i was wondering if i could just slip a torso length CCF pad under me and stay semi-comfortable until i purchase the UQ. Also what degree UQ would i need while thru hiking the AT? Thanks guys
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    A pad would work, if you don't move around a lot. There's not a lot of room in the middle area to keep a pad in place as this is a somewhat shallow hammock. Pads work, but there's a reason UQ's came about.

    As for the AT, you are going to run across a wide range of temps. It's generally a 6 month hike. Depending on when you start, and what direction, you'll need anywhere from 0deg to nothing for keeping warm.

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    That is my main concern if the hammock would be deep enough to hold a pad. The hammock will be here Friday i just wanted to know before hand if a pad will at least fit in the thing.

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    i'll toss a z-rest in mine and snap a shot
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    thank you sir.. i would greatly appreciate that.

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    Don't these hammocks actually have a pad pocket? I took this from their product description:

    or the Deluxe model is designed with a 26 inch wide pad pocket that will accommodate most camping pads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tonks View Post
    Don't these hammocks actually have a pad pocket? I took this from their product description:

    or the Deluxe model is designed with a 26 inch wide pad pocket that will accommodate most camping pads.
    these photographs are to present a visual to the original thread title:
    BMBH ultralight with pad

    "On the BMBH - UL the bottom has been redesigned to be 4 inches less deep, the pad pocket is eliminated"
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    Quote Originally Posted by rip waverly View Post


    Jeez Rip, you guys are killing me! That thing looks more comfy than my bed!

    Must refrain....

    Cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tonks View Post
    Don't these hammocks actually have a pad pocket? I took this from their product description:

    or the Deluxe model is designed with a 26 inch wide pad pocket that will accommodate most camping pads.
    The original has a pad pocket, making it the best hammock I have ecer used with a pad.

    The UL has NO pad pocket. Rip, that looks like it would work OK with a pad.
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