Burke and Wills swag vs Jolly swag?

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Burke and Wills swag vs Jolly swag?

Postby butterflygirl » Fri Feb 15, 2008 2:17 pm

I need to buy a swag for work. I will be doing some work on the Oodnadatta Track in SA from the end of March for about 6 months, I want one which has mesh all the way and can be sealed to keep the biteys out.

I think I have narrowed it down to two, the Lasster by True Blue Swags (same company as Jolly Swags) or the Burke and Wills Redgum

I am expecting it to get really cold out there and I have myself a Roman "The Beast" sleeping bag which is a -10 rated, and is very snug (maybe a bit too snug for general use :lol: )

What are peoples thoughts on these, which do you think is the better? any thoughts would be great.

Is one brand known to be better than the other?
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Postby will_deness » Fri Feb 15, 2008 5:09 pm

If your going outback for 6 months I wouldn't be too concerned over trying to save space and go for the 75mm foam on the Redgum over the 60mm on the lasseter
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Postby Derek Bullock » Fri Feb 15, 2008 5:35 pm

:hello: and welcome to the site

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Postby Ozzycamperboy » Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:04 pm

If your spending a lot of time in one definitely go with the thickest mattress you can be bothered carting around.

Dunno if you've looked at them but I've heard nothing but good things about Mr Swagman's swags http://www.mrswagman.com.au/ , and plan on getting one of them when I eventually upgrade.
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Re: Burke and Wills swag vs Jolly swag?

Postby GypsyLady » Sat Feb 16, 2008 3:39 pm

butterflygirl wrote:I will be doing some work on the Oodnadatta Track in SA from the end of March for about 6 months

How lucky are you??? Six months on or about the Oodnadatta Track, that is one of my favourite places in the outback.

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Postby Activity_Dept » Sun Feb 17, 2008 9:34 pm

Hi Butterflygirl,

Welcome to the site, sorry can't help with the swag, but my personal feeling is go for comfort.

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