Jacks 'R' Better

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Greylock 3

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Proven comes to mind when considering products from Jacks R Better, and the Greylock 3 demonstrates that to a tee. The Jacks were there with innovative products from the beginning of the rise in popularity of hammocks for camping. The Greylock 3 has been around for quite a while and is designed to keep the hammock hanger's backside warm with large baffles full of lofty, compressible, and now water resistant down. If you hang a hammock in the wild or in your backyard in temps down to the 20s odds… Full review

Greylock 3

rated 5 of 5 stars As a lightweight bottom insulation this is great! I purchased it because it was the 3/4 length and it works well for the way I hammock sleep. It's a quality product made by guys you can speak to directly and who stand by their craftsmanship. I use this paired with an ENO DoubleNest hammock. For my height the length of the underquilt covers from neck/shoulders to below my knees. It is in my opinion very wide wrapping up nicely around me. Setup is very simple and intuitive once attached to the hammock… Full review

Greylock 3

rated 5 of 5 stars A high quality, 3/4-length, down UnderQuilt demonstrating exceptional craftsmanship. Exceeds similar products I have tested. The Greylock 3 supports my premise that America's cottage industry providers exceed most items that are mass-produced. Jacks 'R' Better (JRB) is a cottage industry manufacturer of hammocks and hammock products. Its reputation is well-known and, quite rightly, excellent. Having compared this product to the ENO Ember, JRB proves that many cottage industry companies provide better… Full review

Katahdin Quilt

rated 5 of 5 stars The product is beautifully constructed of quality materials, and with great detail to comfort as well as function. The seller made himself completely available to me with problem solving for my special needs, and was able to give me a product that completely works for my needs. The Katahdin Quilt is a beautiful, lightweight, comfortable and functional quilt. It surpasses any expectations that I had about this product. Jack at Jack's R Better worked closely with me to help me evaluate the materials… Full review

No Sniveller Quilt

rated 5 of 5 stars I love my lightweight quilt. I have always used sleeping bags on my hiking and camping trips. A few years ago I started to lighten my load. I did quite a lot of research and bought the Jacks R Better "Rocky Mountain No Sniveller". I started out by testing it in the summer outside my house. I was sweating after a couple of hours and I didn't want to open up the quilt due to all the mosquitoes. I have since used it on many occasions and I really love it. It is very warm! When I sleep in a tent I can… Full review

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Backstory

Jacks 'R' Better Coverage in the Trailspace Blog

Gear Maker Profile: Jack Myers and Jack Tier of Jacks ‘R’ Better
Retired U.S. Army officers and hikers Jack Tier and Jack Myer's quest to shave pounds off their backpacking gear led them to selling quilts and accessories for hammock campers. Read more
April 14, 2009

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Jacks 'R' Better
328 Old York Hampton Highway
Suite C
Yorktown, VA 23692
USA

phone: (757) 643-8908
toll-free: (800) 595-0413

website: www.jacksrbetter.com
email: thejacks@jacksrbetter.com

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