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Black Pine Sports The Big Johnson -5

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A well made bag in tall sizing (100") that is made…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
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Price Paid: 139.00

Summary

A well made bag in tall sizing (100") that is made for big and tall men or women. More of a car camping sleeping bag that kept me warm all night from head to toe. Impressed with quality of construction.

Pros

  • Extra tall sizing 100"
  • Well constructed and made
  • Synthetic insulation (Hyperloft)
  • Great value
  • Extra wide sizing 40"

Cons

  • Not for backpacking
  • Is not stuff sack small
  • A little heavy

Okay, I'm a big guy and enjoy sleeping comfortably while camping. For my most recent camping trip, I used a Gargantuan sized bag that swallows my 6'7" frame with ease. Rated at -5, I was very warm and comfortable even though the temperature only got down to about 20 degrees. I didn't know that sleeping bags were made this long (100") and wide (40") until I found this bag. It's not a backpacking sleeping bag, but a car camping piece that is perfect for taller or bigger folks.

The bag is a slightly tapered fit with 37" of foot room and 40" of shoulder room. Draft tubes seem to minimize cold spots and getting in and out was easy. The bag comes with a nice compression bag, but is a little large to take on a long backpacking trip. I liked the flannel material on the inside and believe it was a perfect luxury bag for the family reunion or longer car camping trips.

Overall, I was happy to find a large bag for a tall guy.

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Black Pine Sports The Big Johnson -5

previously retailed for:
$118.50

The Black Pine Sports The Big Johnson -5 is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen sometime before 2006 at Open Trees.

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