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    Am doing my very first hang tonight!!

    I went to Walmart to grab a blue pad and came across a huge box full of fleece throw blankets for sale. You get TWO of them for a mere $6.00.

    They're light and pack small so I'm gonna use one one bottom and one on top as well as my sleeping bag as a quilt.

    Sure hope my first hang goes well! Will post photos!

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    Got a couple for the wife. Way too small for me. Thought about getting several and sewing them togeather with a layer of insulation but I don't own a thread injector.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hikinghombre View Post
    Am doing my very first hang tonight!!

    I went to Walmart to grab a blue pad and came across a huge box full of fleece throw blankets for sale. You get TWO of them for a mere $6.00.

    They're light and pack small so I'm gonna use one one bottom and one on top as well as my sleeping bag as a quilt.

    Sure hope my first hang goes well! Will post photos!
    What temps are you expecting tonight? Fleece is great, but I feel it's a supplemental insulation this time of year rather than a primary (summer).

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    Local weather forecast.... "Isolated showers between midnight and 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to between 15 and 20 mph. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%."

    I didn't open those fleece blankets so not sure how big they are but hoping they help with the cold. My sleep bag is rated to 20 but I always freeze my butt off. Not good...

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    Quote Originally Posted by hikinghombre View Post
    I didn't open those fleece blankets so not sure how big they are
    The ones I've seen around here are something like 40" X 60". Not even twin bed size. As a lap quilt they would be fine. But I wouldn't want to try and sleep with one. I've seen the sizes printed on the labels.
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    try them wrapped around the pad? could cut down on skin/plastic where condensation frequently occurs...

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    I picked up a 50x70 in fleece throw on sale for 7.50 from KMart last night. I'm only 5'-6" so I'm covered head to toe.
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    Did not like the Wallyworld fleece throws. Waaaaay too small. Gonna return them.

    Posted info on my first hang on "Trip Reports". Photos are in my album.

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