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05-20-2020, 09:18 AM   #31
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I'd like something that is easy to carry that I can spread on the ground and lay on while shooting at low levels in the woods. It's often wet. I have thought of a chaep plastic camo colored tarp. Does anyone have any better ideas?
An emergency blanket?

05-20-2020, 01:23 PM   #32
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If I think I might get wet I usually carry my Frogg Toggs. Golfers use these a lot. I always have a set in the saddlebags of my motorcycle. I started using them for motorcycle riding since the early 70's and have only replaced them once about 13 years ago (first set didn't do well when placed against a hot exhaust pipe). Frogg Toggs are very light, thin, and fold up small which is useful for storing on a bike. They are baggy to wear, but I am not concerned about making a fashion statement. One thing to watch for is there are so many different price points and styles now all with the same name. I wouldn't know which to recommend. The last time I brought mine there was only a few styles to choose from. Mine has been through some very wet & stormy weather and still going strong.

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It would be nice if it rained here enough that this would be a problem.

In a wonderfully appropriate case of being careful what you wish looks like we are in for a drenching (or what passes for a drenching in this part of the world, ie 20-30mm) from an unseasonal cyclone on Sunday and Monday.

Time to turn the reticulation off
05-28-2020, 08:59 AM   #34
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Small plastic tarp. Some are called personal or emergency type.
Those with one silver side might be useful as a reflector as well.


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Bought a $7 tarp at the local building supply store. It's even camo
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Laying on wet ground?
Go for luxury... a rubberised canvas type inflatable Lilo.

Good for long periods of low level work... or wee siestas.
07-28-2020, 06:01 AM   #37
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There are storage bags designed for rifles that open up into a mat one can lie upon in the deep woods while waiting for Bambi to show up. I use one to carry my tripod in.

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This one for men only -

Make her go underneath ! :-)
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I just use one of the small blue tarps from Herbor Freight. Only a few bucks. At my age getting down is easy. Standing back up is the more interesting scenario.

As to camo, this soldier found a perfect way to hide from his wife while taking a nap.

08-18-2020, 07:21 AM   #40
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I just use one of the small blue tarps from Herbor Freight. Only a few bucks. At my age getting down is easy. Standing back up is the more interesting scenario.

As to camo, this soldier found a perfect way to hide from his wife while taking a nap.

Reminds me of a scene from Robin Williams' film, "Toys", in which LLCoolJ did the same thing.
Good movie to watch, btw, a parody of military culture, but obviously highly influential in the development of miniature robotic weaponry (no doubt horrifying to those who made the movie). Want to know where weaponized drones were invented? Watch that movie.

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