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Wiggy luxury sleeping pad ?
« on: January 11, 2018, 05:30:04 PM »
Does anyone use Wiggy luxury sleeping pad?

https://www.wiggys.com/specials/luxurious-ground-pad/

Is it warm?

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Re: Wiggy luxury sleeping pad ?
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2018, 09:07:14 PM »
Its expensive and heavy, at 5+ lbs. I would spend a few more bucks and get an Exped Down or Syn mat, which are very warm, and lighter.
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Re: Wiggy luxury sleeping pad ?
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2018, 09:12:36 PM »
Its expensive and heavy, at 5+ lbs. I would spend a few more bucks and get an Exped Down or Syn mat, which are very warm, and lighter.
I love my exped downmat 9
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Re: Wiggy luxury sleeping pad ?
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2018, 09:19:34 PM »
Wiggy's looks good but like some of others say a bit heavy. Exped down is some bucks! I use an air and then put closed foam pad on top of the air, inverted from the way most guys do it. It works really well because you don't have to heat up the air mattress with your body heat. On really cold nights I put one of those thin survival blankets on top of my closed foam--makes a bit of noise but I like to be warm!

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Re: Wiggy luxury sleeping pad ?
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2018, 12:13:18 AM »
Ditto on the Exped 9  :)

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Re: Wiggy luxury sleeping pad ?
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2018, 04:42:34 AM »
thanks for the tips guys.

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Re: Wiggy luxury sleeping pad ?
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2018, 11:24:45 AM »
I had one of the first Exped down mat comping to canada, and I went through about 5 of them, I will never buy an other one. all of them ended up leaking and none I could find the leak to fix them, I had to send them back and of course they send me a new one, but when I'm in the bush and the thing start leaking on me I'm not happy... That said, if you are lucky and they stay inflated, they are the most confortable/warm mat out there! But I need reliable!

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Re: Wiggy luxury sleeping pad ?
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2018, 01:17:38 PM »
I had one of the first Exped down mat comping to canada, and I went through about 5 of them, I will never buy an other one. all of them ended up leaking and none I could find the leak to fix them, I had to send them back and of course they send me a new one, but when I'm in the bush and the thing start leaking on me I'm not happy... That said, if you are lucky and they stay inflated, they are the most confortable/warm mat out there! But I need reliable!

I read similar reviews about leaks on Exped down mattress. there is a manufacturing defects that cause air to leak through the plastics.
are you using synthetic mat now? which brand is it?

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Re: Wiggy luxury sleeping pad ?
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2018, 05:50:14 PM »
No mention of an R value.

I use a Thermarest Trail Pro (R4)

If I expect sub zero temps I put a full length Ridgerest closed cell mat (R2.3) under it.
That combo is over R6 and with a stamped snow base will be fine.

My bag is an LL Bean -20 F. down bag. It's big enough I can get a puffy jacket and pants inside to get warmth at close to -40 F. (-28 F. is the coldest I've slept in.)

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Re: Wiggy luxury sleeping pad ?
« Reply #9 on: January 13, 2018, 12:31:03 AM »
I had one of the first Exped down mat comping to canada, and I went through about 5 of them, I will never buy an other one. all of them ended up leaking and none I could find the leak to fix them, I had to send them back and of course they send me a new one, but when I'm in the bush and the thing start leaking on me I'm not happy... That said, if you are lucky and they stay inflated, they are the most confortable/warm mat out there! But I need reliable!

I read similar reviews about leaks on Exped down mattress. there is a manufacturing defects that cause air to leak through the plastics.
are you using synthetic mat now? which brand is it?

I heave this one, and love it... In the winter I put a layer of "reflectix" on the bottom and that thing is the best mattress I had in a long time.That said it is a bit bulky and heavy, but the sleep I get from it is worth the extra bulk and weight!!https://www.mec.ca/en/product/5045-942/NeoAir-Dream-Sleeping-Pad

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Re: Wiggy luxury sleeping pad ?
« Reply #10 on: January 13, 2018, 03:41:33 PM »
I went to MEC to buy thermarest mondo king 3D. It supposed to be a thick mattress. R value 11