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Spinifex 4WD Mats

Postby AussieSunset » Sat Aug 02, 2008 11:19 am

I just put one of these Spinifex 4WD Mats on layby. I tried it out in the store at Anaconda on a camp bed and on the floor as well and they seem the most comfy rather than an air bed which i have at the moment.
What i wanted to know is has anyone got any tips for rolling them up easily for one person? I sort of forgot to give that a try in the shop. I was going to get the single but opted to get the double for more sleeping room.

This is the link to the one i got http://www.anaconda.com.au/Specials.aspx?p=5

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Re: Spinifex 4WD Mats

Postby GypsyLady » Mon Aug 04, 2008 3:32 pm

At that sort of price AS I am sure they will be fine. Keep your docket and if you find it is not, take it back but I am fairly sure you will be happy with it.

It will make that bed of yours very comfy now.
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Re: Spinifex 4WD Mats

Postby AussieSunset » Mon Aug 04, 2008 7:47 pm

Thanks Gypsy, Yeah i plan on keeping the docket on a just incase thing. I'm sure i will sleep a lot better on it than the old airbed lol
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Re: Spinifex 4WD Mats

Postby GypsyLady » Tue Aug 05, 2008 9:16 am

If my 76 year old mum is any indication then I am sure you will.
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Re: Spinifex 4WD Mats

Postby garbage » Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:52 pm

Hi Heather,

I have a couple of those also from Anaconda. Not that much to rolling it up - just unscrew the cap and rest your knees on it as you are rolling. Screw the cap back on when done. We've slept about 30 nights on them so far and are happy!

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Re: Spinifex 4WD Mats

Postby AussieSunset » Sun Aug 17, 2008 11:12 am

Thanks garbage :+
I wasn't sure how easy they were to roll up. I was thinking about having a small pipe of pvc on it to start it off and to help put pressure more evenly as i'm not a strong girl :lol: I have trouble sometimes rolling up a tent or something like that small enough and not all puffed up with air so it fits back in the bag lol.
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Re: Spinifex 4WD Mats

Postby CCC » Sun Aug 17, 2008 3:22 pm

yep same as what Garbage says .... put your knees into them. We have 2 queen size ones that we have stacked on top of each other. we found it much more comfortable to leave the valves open instead of capturing the air into them while in use.


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Re: Spinifex 4WD Mats

Postby AussieSunset » Sun Aug 17, 2008 10:07 pm

Thanks CCC,
i know to leave the valves open it's getting the air out so it fits back in the bag that gets me lol
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Re: Spinifex 4WD Mats

Postby CCC » Mon Aug 18, 2008 7:46 am

yep, its a pain :lol:
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Re: Spinifex 4WD Mats

Postby GypsyLady » Mon Aug 18, 2008 8:41 am

It will get easier every time you do it. Another trick is to initially expel the air then let it sit for a bit and go back and redo it again. You can do this as many times as you like until you have achieved the result you desire.
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