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    Why I'm getting a full UQ

    Last night I decided to camp out in the front yard. I used a themarest under me and a REI Travel down as a speerpod going all the way around my hammock.
    It was ok, and but even 65 degrees I was cold underneath, and fidgeting around gave me more cold spots. It was very annoying. Anytime I was warm, I wasn't comfortable and moved around, got cold.

    This is why I'm excited for a my full sized Incubator from Hammock Gear. no more cold spots, no more wrestling pads. For me its worth the extra weight. I am so comfortable in a hammock napping during the day, but have never had a great nights sleep in one.

    It was funny trying to explain to my coworkers about UQ.
    "You spent 250$ on a blanket?!" not exactly..
    Last edited by LazyMan; 06-26-2011 at 09:50.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LazyMan View Post
    It was funny trying to explain to my coworkers about UQ.
    "You spent 250$ on a blanket?!" not exactly..
    He He.... once it arrives - let them try your setup, i bet that will shut them up
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    Quote Originally Posted by LazyMan View Post
    Last night I decided to camp out in the front yard. I used a themarest under me...

    It was ok, and but even 65 degrees I was cold underneath, and fidgeting around gave me more cold spots. It was very annoying. Anytime I was warm, I wasn't comfortable and moved around, got cold.

    This is why I'm excited for a my full sized Incubator from arrowhead.
    You will not be sorry...pads stink IMO. One question though, Arrowhead or Hammock Gear (you ARE excited!)?
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    Whoops. Hammock Gear is the UQ. I also got some gear from arrowhead.. Corrected it.

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    I agree... Full uq. I tried my wbbb with a thermarest yesterday and it was terrible. Always a cold spot somewhere. So I whipped up a poncho liner underquilt in a hurry. I left the thermarest in the hammock, and used a down sleeping bag as a tq. I was almost too warm . I have a tq and uq on order with hammock ger, but I'm afraid they may not arrive before I leave on my July road trip, hence the experimenting with what I have.

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    i also like the idea of a full length UQ better
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    I find my pad works fine in my double layer Black Bird but not in my single layer hammocks like a ENO DN.

    I will agree with others that a UQ is more comfortable than a pad and I am lookiing at getting full lenght down UQ for next winter. Just have to save my pennies.
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    Me too. Not much extra weight and great to be completely surrounded in warm goodness

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    You will be very happy! I have never given being cold a second thought since I started hangin with my Incubator. Even on warm nights I still put it on and just leave the ends looser to vent.
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