Jacks R Better Down Sleeves Gear Review

In the video below Shug talks about down sleeves made by Jacks R Better

If you have watched any of Shugs hiking videos – when he shows his hammock gear more often than not he talks about using down sleeves. The sleeves made by Jacks R better has become a regular piece of gear for Shug. Whether it’s summer or winter the sleeves always have a use for Shug while hiking.

Shug shows many ways of using the down sleeves. As a pillow, on feet while sleeping, over legs as leg warmers for sleeping.

jacks r better down sleeves

He shows how he uses the sleeves with a down vest or even stuffing in the back of your pants to keep your buttocks warm!

At only 5 ozs & having so many uses, Shug makes these sleeves a regular part of his kit.

Link to Manyfacturers site: http://www.jacksrbetter.com/
Link to Down sleeves: http://www.jacksrbetter.com/shop/down-sleeves/

Specs from manufacturers web site:
Made of 1.1 oz. ripstop nylon with Durable Water Resistant (DWR) treatment and 800 fill power, Activ-Dri treated down. When worn under a light weight rain suit it approximates a winter survival parka. Weight: 5 oz. per pair. Available in Regular (R), and Long (L) sizes.

Note: This is a sized item. If you wear a regular dress shirt, sleeve 32-33, order regular. Sleeve length of 34-35 order long.


GreyLock4 Underquilt

In the video Shug also covers his use of the Greylock4 underquilt. The Greylock 4 torso length under quilt is a 4 season version of the Greylock 3. The Greylock 4 is designed with current state-of-the-art features and is intended for the hammock user who is seeking an ultralight approach to bottom insulation. It is a dual differentially designed quilt and has body contouring radial baffles.

Link to the Greylock4 on Jacks R Better online store:: http://www.jacksrbetter.com/shop/greylock-4/


Sean Emery Sean Shug Emery known as the funny guy who juggles stuff.

When he’s not juggling odd objects he spends time out in the piney woods. His primary shelter is a hammock. Shug’s YouTube channel offers several years of his experience while hammock camping. You will find great detail & demos of Shug showing a variety of gear he uses & how he uses the gear. Shug’s videos are great for those just starting out or even for the seasoned hammock camper .
- About Sean Emery
- Shugemery’s YouTube Channel



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