Pillow adjustment

Roybrew

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I purchased one of those packable Thermorest pillows, a few years back. I never quite warmed up to it. I like my pillow a little flat and this one was a bit big. So I un-fluffed it a bit. I wasn't in the least impressed with what it was stuffed withIMG_20220814_081015326__exported_1400_1660498016552~2.jpgIMG_20220814_081212493~2.jpgIMG_20220814_081547939~2.jpg I should've went into the medical profession. Just rip seam, pull it's guts out, and stitch it back back. Much better now. Just thought I'd share this.
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...well, as you know, this would be an excuse for me to purchase something new. Though I admire you for your practical solutions to problems I tend to go shopping. :Smile2:
 

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Just trying to make due with what I have. Some people like big poofy pillows, but I like mine a little flat.

Talk about shopping, I just purchased a larger air mattress. Last time my wife and I went camping, she kept pushing me off the one we have IMG_20220821_092608393~2.jpg it's a full size. So I bought a queen size. Sorry no picture of it. We blew it up to try it out. Of course my better half, likes it deflated quite a bit. Then she just rolls in the center, and I don't have enough room, even tho I weigh 80 more pounds then her. I should've just bought her a cot. 2 separate cots sounds very good to me. Like back in the older shows where the parents had separate beds in the same room. I think they knew something. Good Grief.
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Just trying to make due with what I have. Some people like big poofy pillows, but I like mine a little flat.

Talk about shopping, I just purchased a larger air mattress. Last time my wife and I went camping, she kept pushing me off the one we have View attachment 3604 it's a full size. So I bought a queen size. Sorry no picture of it. We blew it up to try it out. Of course my better half, likes it deflated quite a bit. Then she just rolls in the center, and I don't have enough room, even tho I weigh 80 more pounds then her. I should've just bought her a cot. 2 separate cots sounds very good to me. Like back in the older shows where the parents had separate beds in the same room. I think they knew something. Good Grief.
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====> I feel fortunate in a way...I'm celibate and I don't share my mattress with anyone.

This is the mattress I'm using at the moment for base camp living. Four inches and self-inflating. It's 71 1/2 inches long and 30 inches wide.

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None of the ones I've tried have been perfect. The Thermarest, which is one of the heavier options, has, for whatever reason, been the one that has worked best for me. The GG stuff sack pillows are wonderful AS LONG AS YOU ARE TRAVELING ENOUGH CLOTHING TO MAKE A DECENT PILLOW. Typically, I'm wearing the majority of the clothes I brought. If you have a local REI store, visit there and give some of the possibilities offered there a try.
 
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We have an REI store about 60 miles from here in Knoxville. I don't go there very often. They do have very good stuff, and they do stand behind their products. I have an insulating pad, it is the Bass Pro Shop brand. I bought it 6 years ago, I think. The Thermorest pillow is going to be un-stuffed and re-stuffed with polyfill or something like that. That chunked up foam rubber stuff Sucks!
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Tried a wallymart travel pillow some years back and it still lives in the stuff sack with the sleeping bag (and a travel sized pillow case).
Its not great but not obnoxious, either.

Enjoy!
 

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Took me long enough. I emptied the Thermorest pillows guts out this afternoon. IMG_20221226_150620417_HDR.jpgIMG_20221226_150743724_HDR.jpgIMG_20221226_150858823_HDR.jpg Ahh! It's got me! It's clinging to me. What mess. I had to shop vac the rest of it off of me. Maybe to much static stuff going on right now.IMG_20221226_155036692_HDR.jpg Re-stuffed with a green polyfill. Kitty approved. IMG_20221226_171913275.jpgMuch better now.

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You had me worried there for just a moment. I thought the cat [soft and cuddly] was going in the sack. Well...if it was me, I would be opting to give that one away and buy a new one. Or, make my own. Just sayin.
 

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The pillow case is good. I didn't like the chunked up foam rubber. Looked like they run Granny's old bed mattress thru a shredder. Thermorest should do better then that.

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=====> Non-controversial...non-controversial? Oh! Right...I know what you are talking about. Got it! :Smile2: :Smile2:

WELCOME "cipibex892". Actually, it's a fabulous site.
I believe that is correct? We may have a few conflicting views, or a little disagreement once in awhile, but nothing that leads to any squabble I don't think . Do we? Ha funny. Outdoor Base Camp is a great site. Do you agree or should we debate it?
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I believe that is correct? We may have a few conflicting views, or a little disagreement once in awhile, but nothing that leads to any squabble I don't think . Do we? Ha funny. Outdoor Base Camp is a great site. Do you agree or should we debate it?
Roy

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=====> ABSOLUTELY! I've never found a site as good as this one. We have some mighty fine folks who belong and there are a number who are talented and skilled too. Even funny.
 
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