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    Pads Again (DNH)

    I currently use the blue pad from Wally World but have been thinking about getting a newer pad. I am looking at the pads from Ed Speer or Gossamer Gear. If you use either one of these pads why did you chose one over the other?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ewker View Post
    I currently use the blue pad from Wally World but have been thinking about getting a newer pad. I am looking at the pads from Ed Speer or Gossamer Gear. If you use either one of these pads why did you chose one over the other?
    I have 2 different weights of GG pads.
    I bought from GG for one reason...I was already ordering something else and piggy backed the shipping costs!
    As I understand it, both pads are very similar.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ewker View Post
    I currently use the blue pad from Wally World but have been thinking about getting a newer pad. I am looking at the pads from Ed Speer or Gossamer Gear. If you use either one of these pads why did you chose one over the other?
    Which size pad do you have now?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ewker View Post
    I currently use the blue pad from Wally World but have been thinking about getting a newer pad. I am looking at the pads from Ed Speer or Gossamer Gear. If you use either one of these pads why did you chose one over the other?
    i thought you used a blow up doll in your tarp tent for a sleeping pad eddieneo
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    Quote Originally Posted by stretch View Post
    Which size pad do you have now?
    the blue pad you get at Wal Mart. It is 20 W x72 L x what ever thickness it is. I do have the SPE with the wings so I have pcs cut for it.
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    I also have the 20" pad and made a spe for it. My walmart also carries a 25" egg crate style pad that is of a different density. It was on sale for 9 dollars so I picked one up to test. Alone its not quite wide enough for my shoulders and elbows, but it is much warmer (for me) than the 20" version. I think its easier to handle too.

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    I just like the wider ones by Gossamer gear and Speer. I think they may be warmer also and will help keep a hammock spread open
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    bump it up
    There are times that the only way you can do something is alone – that waiting on the convenience of others means that a lot of opportunities will pass you by
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    I'm a big fan of the Gossamer Gear pads. Highly recommended.
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    Does WM sell this pad anymore? Last few times I looked, I didn't see them.

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