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    Default MSS Bivy mod?

    I have found that I really, really don't like having something laying right on my face when sleeping. Has anyone tried to mod the bivy to add a pole or some such to hold the head section up?


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    Wear a baseball cap... Make a frame with coat hangars... I really dunno, it's never bothered me that much.

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    A buddy of mine makes a button with a rock or whatever is laying around and ties it to a branch or something to keep it off his face. I have never tried it, but swears by it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ADKRidgeRunner View Post
    A buddy of mine makes a button with a rock or whatever is laying around and ties it to a branch or something to keep it off his face. I have never tried it, but swears by it.

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    Now that had never occurred to me! I would have never tried anything that simple.


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    My bivy hammock has a grosgrain loop with a section of 7/64" shock cord and a small quilt hook that can attach to a ridgeline or anything else to hold it up.





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    Easy to rig a tripod out of three sticks and paracord

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    My Bibler Hooped bivy has a small channel sewn into it that a piece of copper wire slides into. It creates a half circle and keeps the mesh off of your face. Should be easy to add to your existing bivy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guest1450 View Post
    My Bibler Hooped bivy has a small channel sewn into it that a piece of copper wire slides into. It creates a half circle and keeps the mesh off of your face. Should be easy to add to your existing bivy.
    This is along the lines of what I was thinking.


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    try inserting heavy duty zip ties in the rim, should give it some structur without permanently changing anything.

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    I used my MSS bivy for the first time last weekend and at first I was worried about the feeling of it on my face. It turns out that as a side sleeper it didn't bother me at all.
    But if I wasn't I think I would try adding a couple small loops to hold a piece of tent pole or something along those lines.

    Tapatalk ate my spelling and grammar.

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