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    Pad Recommendation for BB

    I just ordered a double layer BB. I have a thermarest Z-lite, which I am pretty fond of as far as comfort and weight. However, I am a fairly active sleeper and think that this will be too small for me to use in my BB. Which pads seem to fit the best width wise that are fairly light in weight and fairly warm? Do I even need a pad with the double layer? Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by JGard2010 View Post
    I just ordered a double layer BB. I have a thermarest Z-lite, which I am pretty fond of as far as comfort and weight. However, I am a fairly active sleeper and think that this will be too small for me to use in my BB. Which pads seem to fit the best width wise that are fairly light in weight and fairly warm? Do I even need a pad with the double layer? Thanks
    The temps were talking about make a difference on which pad...
    Width wise, IMO, 25" is a minimun. Gossamer pad are very good for weight Vs wamth..check out this thread
    In cold weather, many people swear by the DAM mattresses by Exped
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    You say you're an active sleeper. Is this on the ground or in the air? I was an incredibly active sleeper before I started hanging. Now, I'm pretty much a log. I wake-up with the TV remote still on my chest all the time. So IF you are a new hanger, you might find that you don't move around as much as you used to and the pad will probably work fine. If, OTOH, you are a seasoned hanger and still flop around a lot....just forget you read any of the above.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JGard2010 View Post
    I just ordered a double layer BB. I have a thermarest Z-lite, which I am pretty fond of as far as comfort and weight. However, I am a fairly active sleeper and think that this will be too small for me to use in my BB. Which pads seem to fit the best width wise that are fairly light in weight and fairly warm? Do I even need a pad with the double layer? Thanks
    yes you need a pad,pad work great in double bottom non asym hammocks
    like the claytor and dd hammocks,they dont stay in place as well in asym hammocksneo
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    Quote Originally Posted by neo View Post
    yes you need a pad,pad work great in double bottom non asym hammocks
    like the claytor and dd hammocks,they dont stay in place as well in asym hammocksneo
    BB is an asym hammock
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    Quote Originally Posted by animalcontrol View Post
    BB is an asym hammock
    thats what i said they dont work as well in asym.i just did not mention the asym hammocks,which are warbonnet and hennessey.i dont like asym hammock,they are not comfortable to meneo
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    Quote Originally Posted by neo View Post
    thats what i said they dont work as well in asym.i just did not mention the asym hammocks,which are warbonnet and hennessey.i dont like asym hammock,they are not comfortable to meneo
    Just clarifying since the OP was asking about a BB, bro
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    Quote Originally Posted by JGard2010 View Post
    I just ordered a double layer BB. I have a thermarest Z-lite, which I am pretty fond of as far as comfort and weight. However, I am a fairly active sleeper and think that this will be too small for me to use in my BB. Which pads seem to fit the best width wise that are fairly light in weight and fairly warm? Do I even need a pad with the double layer? Thanks
    There are a few providers of class cell foam on line you can order in a variety of lengths and widths as well as thickness. I have 1/8 for summer and 3/8 for rest of year. Cost each about 20.00 and you can cut to fit! Example http://www.foambymail.com/Merchant2/...vc?Screen=BASK
    Very wide and has great uses such as cosi insulators, etc, enjoy!!!
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