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    Heated tarp for winter

    Recently while watching a survival show I saw them use an almost clear piece of plastic to make essentially a greenhouse collect and hold the radiant heat from a fire outside of the covered area, this was in a winter environment.

    It got me thinking... A reflective coated nylon on one half of the tarp ridgeline seam and a almost clear or clear half (cuben, mylar sail fabric) on the other. Use "winter doors" to close off the ends.

    String it over your hammock with the doors "closed" and the bottom edges set into the snow. Build a fire outside the clear side and collect the heat passing through and then being reflected by the shiny side. How to get your rig to run to colder temperatures.

    Has anyone tried this, or thought about it?
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    Four Dog did just that on there northern hang last year should be a video floating around of it

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    Something like this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rapt View Post
    How to get your rig to run to colder temperatures.
    By bringing in so much warm clothing that I'd need a pulk to not have to carry it.
    the Superfly with built in doors help ALOT too.

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    [QUOTE=Bomber;561291]Something like this?

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    Yep. Pretty much exactly, should have known the forum would have already been there and done that in some fashion.
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