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I'm hooked...they got me. They got me....hook line…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $59 (promo price)

Summary

I'm hooked...they got me.

Pros

  • Super comfortable
  • Two valves allow for faster deflation
  • and easier packing

Cons

  • A little heavier

They got me....hook line and sinker!

So, many of you read and rated my review of the standard Static V.  I saw this and couldn't resist the temptation. I bought into the Luxe version because it has all the same functional features of the standard—but with more size and loft. 

Common points—The V baffled design really DOES help retain body heat. The fabric is durable and has never failed me. The twin valves on this pad are identical to the single, durable push-pull on my other Static V (standard) pad. 

Distinguished differences—This pad is wider, longer, and thicker than any other pad I've tried. Compared to even the standard pad, this is more like sleeping on a cali-king in a luxury hotel suite. At 3" thick, there's just no bottoming out or discomfort. At 76" long and 30" wide, this is a perfect mat for side sleepers and night rollers. I've used it for 1.5 seasons and never slipped off. The twin valves make for a fast deflation and it's very simple to pack up.

I'll be the first to admit, it's a little heavier at 26.5oz, but it's worth every ounce after a long hike in Rocksylvania.

Edit—I've read the articles on how to safely void your warranty to save a few ounces with this pad. Altering something so close to "perfect" just doesn't appeal to me.

Alicia TRAILSPACE STAFF

Thanks for the review and comparison to your original Static, NJHiker.


5 months ago
G00SE

Nice review. Any pics to share? I'd love to see a side-by-side view of the two models.


5 months ago

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