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Unread 07-09-2009, 06:17 PM   #1
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I need to buy something to attempt a bit of shut eye at comps. For about the same money I can get a decent cot or a good zero gravity style lounge chair. Cabelas has their good one on sale for $79.00 right now.

Looking for opinions from folks who have used both? What do you prefer? What do you get the most use from? Thanks.
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Unread 07-09-2009, 06:38 PM   #2
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We have and use both. The zero-gravity loungers can't be beat for getting off your feet during the day, but VQ can't sleep in one. He's got a 40-below sleeping bag and a heavy-duty cot, he's ready for anything.
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you can roll over in a gravity chair
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I use a zero gravity. But if you're a side sleeper, get a cot. If you get a zero gravity, Cabelas also has an XL. Extra space is a little nice. And it's one less chair to take.
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I use a zero gravity. But if you're a side sleeper, get a cot. If you get a zero gravity, Cabelas also has an XL. Extra space is a little nice. And it's one less chair to take.
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Trust me - BBS could sleep through a train wreck during a bomb explosion.
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Get a Eureka brand cot. The best there is.
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Both, You can get a good z-gravity around $50 with all of the summer sales!
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I have that chair. Mine is the extra large. I love it and Josh loves his
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2 back surgeries, side sleeper and snore but NOTHING compares to my XL gravity chair and a blankey for some quick zzzzz's!
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Brian, did you sleep in my anti-gravity chair or was that Sal? I like taking a break in it but the little cot with air mattress I have in my trailer is better than bed at home!

The good thing about the chairs, though, is that they pull double duty. You can relax in em during the day then recline all the way back at night.
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I rarely sleep at comps but when i do I use an aero bed in my van or the cabelas XL chair
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Trust me - BBS could sleep through a train wreck during a bomb explosion.
He slept through County HB...even louder than a train wreck.

I'd vote for ear plugs over a chair or cot. When 10:00pm rolls around some people have a completely different definition of "quiet" than I do.
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I hated the zero gravity and loved the nice xlarge nylon cot ... well, til I got a mattress.
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I plug in the guru and head to the hotel after loading up the backwoods lol
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