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    Member xLOOSE_NUTx's Avatar
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    Pillow yes or no if yes which one and why

    I'm trying to find out which way to go I really like a pillow just want some overview

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    Thermarest compressible pillow.

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    And there's nothing left to do but count the years
    When the strings of my heart start to sever
    And stones fall from my eyes instead of tears
    I will walk alone by the black muddy river
    And dream me a dream of my own
    -Jerry

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    Hammock Gear 7D pillow. Custom Order
    Sometimes I like to hike and think, And sometimes I just like to hike.

    Hiking is'ent about waiting for the storm to pass its about learning to hike in the rain.

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    DIY Pillow. Scrap Nylon and stuffing. I won't leave home without it.
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    How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word. - Psalms 119:9

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    Pillow. Stuff sack partially lined with fleece.

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    I need a pillow to avoid stiff neck, but not a very big one. Mostly just for neck support. I like this one, partially inflated.

    http://www.rei.com/product/797662/exped-air-pillow

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    Cocoon synthetic, small,,,weighs 6.5 oz,,and washable, you can find them pretty cheap on the net. Lots of pillow makers tho with our cottage industry guys..I just happen to have a couple for backpacking before I took up hanging. I find you do not need or want a very large pillow in a hammock..at least me and the wife don't.

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    I use a small Kelty camping pillow now, that doesn't compress as much as I'd like -works great for hanging in the back yard. I actually bring along the pillow's stuff sack when I'm camping and just stuff it with a fleece.

    I can get fairly comfortable without a pillow in a hammock, but it's definitely more comfortable to sleep with one.

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    Homemade pillow. 4"x9"x3". Cozy, light, and warm.
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