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Choosing A Good Sleeping Bag for After TEOTWAWKI

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U.S. Army sleep system

These last few days I have being giving some thoughts to sleeping bags.  Now whether you bug in or bug out, a sleeping bag can be your best friend in winter.  If you are stuck in a cold home with little heat or have to bug out in the winter, you will want to sleep as warm and comfortable as possible.

Now there are a few things that you need to take into consideration when choosing a sleeping bag.  First, what type of winter weather are you dealing with?  In my area if I go 20 miles downhill to the west, the temperatures will be relatively moderate, rarely going below freezing, but with rain and lots of people. …

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How to Choose a Good Sleeping Bag

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Here are the components of the US military 4-Part Modular Sleep System. Be sure and get US made bags an avoid the Chinese knockoffs.

 

Sleeping bags are something that I have given a lot of thought too.  Currently there are many good sleeping bags on the market.  They can vary from twenty-five to several hundred dollars in cost.  But how much is a good night’s sleep worth?

The first question you need to ask yourself is what type of weather are you likely to encounter.  Now I am talking about the worst weather in your area.  Your bag needs to be able to keep you warm and comfortable under these conditions. …

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What to look for in a Good Sleeping Bag

There are many good sleeping bags on the market.  A good one can be a bit on the expensive side, but how much is a good night’s sleep worth?  I am using the US military 4-Part Modular Sleep System, a bit on the heavy side, but I am not planning to carry it far. It covers form 50 thru -30 degrees.  I have found it comfortable and it can be purchased reasonably.

Whatever type of bag you choose; here are some tips to help you:

Goose Down is more expensive, lighter, compresses easier, warmer by weight, more durable and long-lived.  However, if it gets wet, it is useless. …

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