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    If it prevents you from falling off the pad it sounds like a good idea. I have added it to my pro/con list on whether or not to get an under quilt.
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    It was discussed over on HF. In theory is looks great but since it doesn't allow for a proper diagonal lay it isn't great in practice.

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    2 pounds is a deal breaker for me.

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    No way. Idea is good, weight and price very bad. This was on massdrop.com a few months ago I think. Maybe 4 people bought it? If you were interested, try to find someone who bought one and didn't like. I'm sure they're out there..

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    Other comments aside, you can also buy a synthetic quilt that's cheaper and lighter.

    The only value I see here is if you're a hammocker who also plans on staying in shelters a lot.

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    WAAAAAYY too expensive...and HEAVY!

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    I also don't think it's necessarily designed for backpackers, more for the car campers and garden hammockers.

    Klymit is forward-thinking but they do need to re-think the weight and design for hammockers who also backpack

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    Yeah, DuneElliot, I felt it wasn't conducive to diagonal lay too. My JungleNest ENO isn't either, though, so it's tempting. 2lbs is heavy. That's a 1lbs tax over my regular pad. I don't think it's that expensive if you're not getting an under quilt. I've been hard pressed to find a good UQ for even close to that. THat's not keeping me from a UQ. Time is. 6wk delivery means I'm not likely to get it before it's March. At that point I can stumble along with what I have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jpolk84 View Post
    .... I don't think it's that expensive if you're not getting an under quilt. I've been hard pressed to find a good UQ for even close to that. ...
    For synthetic underquilts starting at $100 visit http://www.arrowhead-equipment.com/s...ic_Quilts.html

    For the same price as the pad save nearly a pound at http://www.enlightenedequipment.com/revolt-apex/

    Plenty of low cost options. Here is another http://www.mollymacgear.com/synthetic-underquilts/

    Yes, a high quality down-filled, 20* underquilt will cost much more but, not exactly a fair comparison. Apples to apples there are plenty of choices available.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OCDave View Post
    For synthetic underquilts starting at $100 visit http://www.arrowhead-equipment.com/s...ic_Quilts.html

    For the same price as the pad save nearly a pound at http://www.enlightenedequipment.com/revolt-apex/

    Plenty of low cost options. Here is another http://www.mollymacgear.com/synthetic-underquilts/

    Yes, a high quality down-filled, 20* underquilt will cost much more but, not exactly a fair comparison. Apples to apples there are plenty of choices available.
    I agree with OCDave. Besides, the addition of half of a ridge rest pad gives ground option and a sweet place to put your stuff when it's really wet out. I have been a padded hanger for 6 years, just got my UQ last week... Can't wait!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ant View Post
    No way. Idea is good, weight and price very bad. This was on massdrop.com a few months ago I think. Maybe 4 people bought it? If you were interested, try to find someone who bought one and didn't like. I'm sure they're out there..
    to be clear, the one for sale on massdrop was the uninsulated version. This one was just announced this week at the Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City.

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    I have the non-hammock version of the static-v and it's an excellent and inexpensive hammock pad. It's 23" wide so it covers your shoulders pretty well. It's 24oz which is pretty heavy but easily takes you down below freezing so it would replace a 20 degree UQ for most people. There is a lighter version of the same pad available now which is a little over 19oz.

    https://www.rei.com/product/893594/k...d-sleeping-pad

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