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    heating the hammock

    Being a bit of a tinkerer I'm beginning what is sure to be a long and expensive adventure into the wide world of heating my hammock. In preparation for this experiment i thought it might be prudent to ask if anyone else is attempting this already and may have some words of wisdom, things to avoid, or suggestions
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    In what manner do you propose to heat your hammock?
    Are you thinking along the lines of an electric blanket type of concept?
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    Are you looking to heat the whole area under your tarp, or just the hammock itself?
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    Fourdog has mastered heating methods in Minnesota.
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    You thinking of building a fire under it? Or,,laying on a bunch of hand warmers? Excuse the sarcassam..but we all think about warmth in the winter. What you thinking about tho.?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Acer View Post
    You thinking of building a fire under it? Or,,laying on a bunch of hand warmers? Excuse the sarcassam..but we all think about warmth in the winter. What you thinking about tho.?

    Lol thanks for the words of encouragement!
    I haven't yet begun the process but i have ruled out anything combustible right away.
    I'm leaning towards something useable with a flexible solar panel mountable on the tarp (light weight), perhaps some kind of low output heated blanket with a heat reflective backing not going to be hot just warm enough to take the edge off or preheat your quilt etc etc
    just a first thought of course. Open to suggestions!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MAD777 View Post
    Fourdog has mastered heating methods in Minnesota.
    That's gotta count for something!
    Fourdog? I'll look him up! Thanks :-)

    Haha i see, sleep with dogs! A good idea actually :-)
    Last edited by blackd; 12-07-2012 at 16:36.
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    fill a nalgene bottle with hot water, place in sock, place inside hammock top/sleepingbag.
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    Quote Originally Posted by peanuts View Post
    fill a nalgene bottle with hot water, place in sock, place inside hammock top/sleepingbag.
    For sure that works great, just looking for a bit more then the old hot water bottle for this. May never come up with anything, just feel like trying
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    my quilts keep me more than warm.

    aside from that....maybe some 3 bean chili?
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