Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Waterville, Maine
    Hammock
    JRB Bridge Hammock
    Tarp
    JRB 11 x 11
    Insulation
    NeoAir / Downmat
    Suspension
    Webbing & rings
    Posts
    32
    Images
    1

    Silnylon / Mylar Blanket?

    I bought a moderate amount of silnylon from a kite maker and adhesive tape from a sailmaker. I also have several yards of silver mylar that is quite thin & light.

    It occurred to me that I could make a lightweight / warm reflective top blanket by sandwiching the silnylon & mylar together with the sail tape. I'll probably fold and sew the nylon over the mylar around the edges.

    Used by itself, it would generate a fair amount of condensation. However, I sleep with a vapor bag inside my sleeping bag, so vapor build-up should be minimal. Along with keeping warm, my aim is to have the sleeping bag insulation kept dry between 2 impervious layers.

    Wonder if anyone has tried the same and whether they found it durable / useful?

    Doug

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    CA Central Valley
    Hammock
    Warbonnet BB!
    Tarp
    MacCat Deluxe
    Insulation
    JRB HR (2)
    Posts
    1,295
    Sounds like a Sportsman's Blanket.

    http://www.campmor.com/outdoor/gear/Product___81284

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •