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    Winter Sock

    I had a chance to try out my Winter Sock from Dream Hammock this weekend. It worked great. I watched the temperature on my thermometer climb once I was all sealed inside the sock. As you can see the thermometer reads 58.5 with a -2 degree differential so more like 56.5. The temperature outside was 34 degrees. When I finally woke up this morning the temperature inside was 38 and outside was 28.

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    It's like free heat isnt it!
    and looks like you had abs. no condensation.
    I've read that even with the WB sock some have had some condensation.

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    Looks mighty cozy in there.
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    Love socks. That's a particularly nice looking one. It's great to have so many modular options to raise the temps in the winter.
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    what pattern did you use fishbait?
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    That's one "sick" sock (in a good way)

    10 degrees warmth added is great insurance in cold weather.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Resqsarge03 View Post
    what pattern did you use fishbait?
    It was made by Dream Hammock

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    Quote Originally Posted by hangnout View Post
    That's one "sick" sock (in a good way)

    10 degrees warmth added is great insurance in cold weather.
    This is what happens when you type after coming down with a 24 hour bug

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    did you have any condensation?
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    Great inside pict did you take any pict of your full kit?

    Condensation on a sock shouldn't be an issue until the material hits 32F or below.
    Then some vent is usually required.
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