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Old 03-25-2012, 06:51 PM
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Floor Mat for Sleeping

Anybody ever use those interlocking foam floor mats for a sleeping pad? I am trying to put some gear together on the cheap, and I have had these floor mats sitting in the kids closet for a couple of years and they seem like they would work. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-26-2012, 02:41 AM
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Old 03-26-2012, 12:25 PM
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Well I did some trimming and put together a 22" x 84" sleeping mat. It breaks down and st NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-26-2012, 05:25 PM
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I would think it would be a little on the heavy side. Of course, thirty five years ago, el cheapo he NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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Old 03-26-2012, 05:47 PM
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Based on the ones I've seen, I'd expect that to be (1) a bit heavy and (2) a poor insulator. Be sur NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-26-2012, 06:10 PM
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There will be some backyard testing before hauling it into the woods, it is on the heavy side, not NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-26-2012, 08:54 PM
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Old 03-27-2012, 08:26 AM
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Old 03-27-2012, 08:27 AM
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Old 03-27-2012, 09:56 AM
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I had the infamous blue foam pad back in the early '70s. The color went with the bruises I got from NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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