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    Any issues with condensation or was the side open enough to disperse it.

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    well done!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BushTramp View Post
    Looks swell man -with the extra lining was the single pad enough -I believe it was freezing at night -yes?
    Yeah, that pad is rated pretty high so it was more than enough. It got down to between 15 and 20 degrees I'd say.

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    Any issues with condensation or was the side open enough to disperse it.
    No condensation problems but I sleep with my face out of the bag and I air the bag out every morning near the fire just in case. I can't say what kind of condensation problems you might have over long camp outs though, I've never used this set up for that.


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    Very nice that is an ingenious solution to a very dangerous problem. One of my biggest fears is catching my sleeping bag on fire from popping wood.

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    Thanks Brother Iz for the Video.
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    Going to try this at the next Fatwoodsman meet. Thanks.
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    Wow just had a thought (might be a stupid one), but one of the problems with a clear piece of plastic for a super shelter is popping embers, I wonder if there is a clear tarp material that could be fire retardant coated the same way.
    Great Idea Iz! Yet another multi-use for the BCUSA tarp.
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    Good stuff, Did you have enough wood for the long fire? Multi-use gear rocks.
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    I suspect if it was real cold, an emergency blanket with the reflective side towards the inside in place of the MEST, would be a bonus. The couple that I have are 5' x 7' and heavy enough to take the abuse. Good video IZ, thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redmech View Post
    Good stuff, Did you have enough wood for the long fire? Multi-use gear rocks.
    Somebody had plenty of wood they didn't use....I ran out.


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