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Loft to Weight Ratio
Ryan, First of all – great set of articles. Especially, since a JRB quilt was rated #1 overall. But I have one question about the criteria. The loft to weight ratio bothers me. It really...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2006 Unconventional Sleep Systems Manifesto
May 15, 8:38pm

Hammock Tips for Cold and Blowing Rain
James, It depends on who you talk to. There are folks out there that have mastered the set up of the Hennessy fly and claim to have never had a problem. Other's believe the Hennessy fly is mar...

In GEAR » Hammock Tips for Cold and Blowing Rain?
May 05, 2:07pm

Re: Warm Hammocking and UL-- Oxymoron?
Hammocking in colder weather is certainly possible and can be done at very reasonable weights. In fact, if making an honest comparison, just as lightweight as sleeping on the ground and infinitely...

In GEAR » Warm Hammocking and UL-- Oxymoron?
January 27, 2:44pm

Re: WTB: Quilt
Zak, I think I answered you on Whiteblaze, but here goes again. Check out the new Stealth Quilt at www.jacksrbetter.com. Only 14 ounces.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Quilt
January 27, 6:40am

Re: Re: Hammock warmth
That's the primary reason for the existence of Jacks 'R' Better. We wanted to be able to use our hammocks year around. We experimented with every combination of pad and insulation ideas before we...

In GEAR » UL hommock camping
January 06, 2:39pm

Re: Hammock warmth
Ryan, We've had customer reports that a Nest under quilt and a No Sniveller top quilt will get you that low with less clothing. I've personally been into the upper twenties with that quilt set ...

In GEAR » UL hommock camping
January 06, 6:53am

Re: nest or no sniveller
Ryan, The No Sniveller would be more appropriate for use with the Eagles Nest since it's a top/side entry hammock. You don't need the Hennessy bottom entry slit of the Nest. Regards, Jack...

In GEAR » UL hommock camping
January 05, 7:01am

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