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    hennessy hammocks Supershelter Insulation Systems

    has anyone used one of these systems, and what where your thoughts about it?
    what does it come with, and what is the temperature ratings?

    can anyone provide pictures of what it looks like?
    again it is hennessy hammocks Supershelter Insulation Systems

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    I use the super shelter on my HH Expedition model. My setup consist of the under cover and underpad (I don't have the overcover). I have used it in sub 20 degrees F with a space blanket between the hammock and pad and a 20 degree sleeping bag. For me the system works well and there are many people here who use it. It is a little bit of a pain to get into the hammock if you have a traditional bottom entry HH but not too bad once you get use to it. The temp rating for the HHSS I think is more dependent on the user because some people tolerate cold better than others. You will find some folks say it only works down to 32 degrees for them and others say they can go much lower. It also depends on what else you are using (clothes, sleeping bag, etc...).

    Hope this helps some.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ccathcart72 View Post
    I use the super shelter on my HH Expedition model. My setup consist of the under cover and underpad (I don't have the overcover). I have used it in sub 20 degrees F with a space blanket between the hammock and pad and a 20 degree sleeping bag. For me the system works well and there are many people here who use it. It is a little bit of a pain to get into the hammock if you have a traditional bottom entry HH but not too bad once you get use to it. The temp rating for the HHSS I think is more dependent on the user because some people tolerate cold better than others. You will find some folks say it only works down to 32 degrees for them and others say they can go much lower. It also depends on what else you are using (clothes, sleeping bag, etc...).

    Hope this helps some.
    ok prob a dumb question what is a space blanket?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nsdemon View Post
    ok prob a dumb question what is a space blanket?
    Thin mylar blanket. Used mostly for survival or in our case, insulation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nsdemon View Post
    ok prob a dumb question what is a space blanket?

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    I've been down to 12* F in my setup with the additional torso and kidney pads (I don;t know if they are still available but it would be worth asking.) I had a cheapo 0* Coleman bag and a winter base layer. I like the system a lot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramblinrev View Post
    I've been down to 12* F in my setup with the additional torso and kidney pads (I don;t know if they are still available but it would be worth asking.) I had a cheapo 0* Coleman bag and a winter base layer. I like the system a lot.
    yeay they are for sale at
    http://hennessyhammock.com/catalog/insulation/

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    yeti vs this system?

    if you had the money to buy either this system or a Warbonnet Yeti which would you get?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nsdemon View Post
    if you had the money to buy either this system or a Warbonnet Yeti which would you get?
    Not a Yeti but I did go with an UQ. I have a Phoenix from stormcrow.
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    this?

    Quote Originally Posted by storm1 View Post
    Not a Yeti but I did go with an UQ. I have a Phoenix from stormcrow.
    this?
    http://www.hammockgear.com/cart/inde...&products_id=8

    or proved link or info please

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