"As founder and CEO of Klymit, I noticed there was some confusion and even misinformation on the Klymit Inertia X Frame on this thread where some questions were posted on another thread only to be miss-construed for a negative post on this thread."
As presumably the person who has miss-construed things, I will respond. I was already discussing argon in the X frame in this thread and I wanted to know how much it the X frame required. I asked the question in the other thread only because that was were you most active and likely to answer. I then continued the argon discussion in this thread where it was already started.
You said it takes two KwikShots to fill it, which are 2.1oz ea and $23.95 for three ($8 ea) as per your posts and website. My conclusion that using argon would require 4.2oz of weight and $16 per night seems solidly rooted in your specifications. What are these 'true facts and specs' that we should find on the website?
My concern here is that this pad is being portrayed (miss-construed?) as something it's not. Your website says that it is a three season pad when inflated with air, yet mattresses filled only with air have very little R-value (ie. 1.0) and other companies selling pads filled only with air refer to them as summer pads or 1 season pads. I realize you are counting on the 'loft pockets' for additional insulation, but these loft pockets are not present in key areas like the head, hips & shoulders so it seems hard to believe this pad would keep you warm in true 3 season conditions. Per the website, you haven't tested it below 32F.
"Used in combination with another pad for 4 seasons camping: Simply put the Inertia - X - Frame under any existing pad and it acts like a thermal cot to lift you off the ground for increase warmth and comfort by simply removing your primary pad from contact with the cold ground which doubles to triples the R-value of any other standard pad placed on top." - Klymit Website
R-values do not work like this. You add R-values, not multiply. When using the X frame under another pad as suggested, the 'loft pockets' act as just air spaces. Air spaces from 0.5" - 4" have an R-value of 1.0. (Source: ColoradoEnergy.org/procorner/stuff/r-values.htm)
The actual enclosed portions of the pad aren't going to be much more insulating since it's also just an air space plus a tiny bit of insulation provided by the thin nylon. At the most, we're looking at R-1.5 in the areas where the pad does not have 'loft pockets'...probably closer to R-1.1.
So when used under another sleeping pad as suggested, the air filled X Frame is going to provide an R-value increase around 1.0, not double to triple the R-value of whatever pad is placed on top. So in practical terms, if someone was to use the X frame under a Thermarest ZLite (R 2.2) they could expect a total R-value around 3.2. That's significantly different than the R-4.4 to 6.6 that your website says you would have. This kind of mis-information doesn't bolster my confidence in your website or product.