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    New Member Soda's Avatar
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    Another test hang

    Spent my second and third nights in my new Exped Friday and Saturday nights with great results. The first night temps only got down to around 57 and it was disappointing that the expected rain never materialized but with my 20 degree bag and pad it slept comfortably.

    Saturday saw temps dip to around 50 and the sound of a light rain woke me briefly around 3:00 am then drifted back to sleep. Sunday saw steadier rain so I spent an hour or so lying in the hammock reading and was happy to see everything stayed dry with the tarp hung fairly high but then there was no wind. The tarp was on a separate ridgeline so I could practice taking down in the rain and the snakeskins worked like a charm. It's still hard to believe how well I sleep in this thing and can't wait to head out for a week in May.

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    Good news to hear! Nice to have it feel comfortable right away like that!
    The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. - St. Augustine

    Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
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    Yes it would be nice...its been a year and I am still tweaking not that I would ever go back to a tent...
    Shawn Geary

    Psalm 50:1 The Mighty One, God, the Lord, speaks and calls the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.

    Daniel 4:3 How great are His signs! And how mighty His wonders! His kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and His dominion is from generation to generation.

    1 Peter 5:6 Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that in due time He may exalt you

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    Quote Originally Posted by sgeary28 View Post
    Yes it would be nice...its been a year and I am still tweaking not that I would ever go back to a tent...
    I'm sure there will continue to be tweaks as time goes by such as tarp adjustments, hanging height, pad positioning, probably and underquilt eventually etc. but the feeling of being off the ground has been great from the first day l laid down in it. Eight nights on the AT next month should be a great shakedown.

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    LOL. Don't usually hear "only got down to 57" and "disappointed that it didn't rain" when talking about camping. I'm going to test again tonight-- supposed to be in the upper 40's with a chance of showers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grannypat View Post
    LOL. Don't usually hear "only got down to 57" and "disappointed that it didn't rain" when talking about camping. I'm going to test again tonight-- supposed to be in the upper 40's with a chance of showers.
    Upper 40's with showers certainly sounds like a fair test. Good luck and sleep well!

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