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#178888 - 08/04/13 05:52 AM Air mattress material uses
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Registered: 08/04/13
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Hello all!
Glad to find a forum like this. I'm an outdoor educator in Oz, so I'm paid little and outdoors a lot, so I'm a big fan of gear repair and DIY kit.

I've got an old air mattress of the Lilo kind, pretty hardy material that has a decent sized hole in it. I'm not interested in repairing it because the thing is a pain to carry hiking, but it just about physically hurts to throw out such a seemingly useful material. Does anybody have any potential uses for this material? Or any reasons why it's not good for much?

Thanks!
Outdoorsy

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#178927 - 08/05/13 11:56 AM Re: Air mattress material uses [Re: Outdoorsy]
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#179102 - 08/12/13 08:19 AM Re: Air mattress material uses [Re: Outdoorsy]
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A pair of gaiters?
Repair material for waterproof jacket, tent, tarp etc?
Bag for pots covered in soot?
A little tarp or windscreen?
solar shower water bag?

Stu

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#179106 - 08/12/13 09:47 AM Re: Air mattress material uses [Re: Outdoorsy]
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A shorter air mattress?
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