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#221 matt2007

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Posted 24 May 2011 - 01:02 PM

Tescos have 20 cans of Fosters for 12.....bought 4 cases


So thats Wednesday sorted..now what about Thursday?

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Posted 24 May 2011 - 01:25 PM

Brothers just announced via Facebook that they're selling Festival Strength in cans and are available in Tesco :D

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Posted 24 May 2011 - 03:09 PM

For sleep on last year i had one of these airbeds, was super comfy (I had used a cheapish rollmate at T the year before, about as light as a roll mate and the foot pump built in is a breeze to get it up :).

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Posted 24 May 2011 - 03:15 PM

Bought one of these as a sleeping mat a few years back - expensive but it's lasted well - self inflating and as comfy as an air mattress.

Millets have a lot of deals on at the mo + free delivery.


How do they self inflate?

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Posted 24 May 2011 - 03:24 PM

Brothers just announced via Facebook that they're selling Festival Strength in cans and are available in Tesco :D



exciting news! i never bring cans to festivals as they're too heavy but i'll certainly be purchasing some for my pre-festival days :D

#226 devonhammer

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Posted 24 May 2011 - 03:28 PM

How do they self inflate?


They're filled with sponge. You just open the valve, leave for a while, give it a breath to top up and close the valve.

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Posted 24 May 2011 - 07:30 PM

I too think an airbed is overkill.

However, there's two factors against sleeping directly on the floor.

First, the ground is lumpy.

Second, and most importantly, the ground sucks the heat away from your body.

A sleeping bag won't keep you warm if it's directly against the groundsheet of your tent.

A basic rollmat is incredibly cheap, light, and does a good job of insulating you from the cold floor. It doesn't do much about the lumpiness, but that's less of a concern.

A self-inflating rollmat is slightly heavier, and more expensive, but is better in both respects.

I use a canvas camp bed with metal legs. Brilliant, but heavy to carry.

I think you should take at least a rollmat for sure.

oh yea i know what you mean, I may take a mat, I mean I had a little mat thing last year but didn't even use it, just did the normal get back to tent, fall asleep without even getting in my sleeping bag, just slept on top of it! :)

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Posted 25 May 2011 - 03:08 AM

I'm having trouble thinking of things I need to buy for Glasto, I'm sure I'm forgetting things!!!

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 03:33 PM

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 03:41 PM

are crocs ever acceptable? i'm thinking of getting some

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 06:15 PM

are crocs ever acceptable? i'm thinking of getting some

any thing thats comfy on the feet is acceptable and crocs are real comfy so yea get some old son B) B)

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Posted 31 May 2011 - 06:22 PM

We have crocs wellies, they are the lightest and most comfortable things I have ever had on my feet!!

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Posted 14 June 2011 - 12:13 AM

I tried a few down our way but again, all green, so gave up and bought them on ebay - cost a couple of quid, but so worth it. have edged them with gaffa tape and made a criss cross net on them with packaging tape, so they're a bit sturdier and maybe stand a chance of lasting more than 1 fest!!

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For anyone still looking for the silver emergency shelters found 3 in the 99p Store in Stratford on Sunday, so might be worth checking out your local store. Had quite a wide array of camping bits and bobs too....