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      Therm-a-Rest LuxuryLite Mesh Cot

      Are you looking for a little extra sleeping comfort on your outdoor adventures? Take along the Therm-a-Rest LuxuryLite® Mesh Cot™ and you'll be one happy, rested camper.
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      Item # 866262

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      • Weighing 3 lbs. 12 oz., the regular-size cot is light enough to take backpacking, bike camping and canoeing; large size weighs 5 lbs; X-large size weighs 6 lbs. 4 oz.
      • Regular-size cot packs down to 6 x 16 in. to fit easily in bicycle panniers, portage bags and backpacks (6 x 17 in. for large, 6 x 18 in. for X-large size)
      • BowFrame™ patented technology eliminates painful crossbars, squeaky joints and broken hardware that can be found on other cots
      • At a full 26 in. wide, the Mesh cot is the widest and most comfortable cot from Therm-a-Rest
      • Breathable mesh fabric allows excellent ventilation in hot weather; fabric won't stretch
      • Anodized aluminum poles and durable nylon feet stand up to heavy use
      • The Therm-a-Rest LuxuryLite Mesh Cot assembles in only 3 min. and does not require any tools; includes a small stuff sack

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      Therm-a-Rest LuxuryLite Mesh Cot

      Specification L XL Regular
      Best use Camping Camping Camping
      Unfolded dimensions 77 x 26 x 4.5 inches 77 x 30 x 4.5 inches 72 x 24 x 4.5 inches
      Folded dimensions 6 x 17 inches 6 x 18 inches 6 x 16 inches
      Weight capacity (lbs) 350 pounds 350 pounds 350 pounds
      Cot material(s) Polyester mesh Polyester mesh Polyester mesh
      Frame construction (Frame) aluminum / (feet) nylon (Frame) aluminum / (feet) nylon (Frame) aluminum / (feet) nylon
      Weight 5 lbs. 6 lbs. 4 oz. 3 lbs. 12 oz.

      Therm-a-Rest LuxuryLite Mesh Cot

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      Rated 1out of5
      by fromAbsolute junk Went to REI to put one of these together and try it first hand. Very poorly made, the plastic "feet" are flimsy and the aluminum stays are very weak and easy to bend. I have broad shoulders and the cot was way too narrow, and my butt touched the floor through the mesh. Good idea, very cheap execution. If you're getting one of these because, like me, you have back problems, better try it out before purchasing. You may find that a regular Thermarest pad will prove more comfortable.
      Date published: 2015-04-25
      Rated 4out of5
      by fromGreat Cot with some doubts on durability My wife and I are avid campers. We spend at least 6 weeks a year in various campgrounds in Europe and The United States. Our preferred way of camping is with a tent and we like to stay in ‘rural’ campsites. In the USA that means campground in national and state parks, in Europe we avoid the big campsites and look for smaller privately owned sites. We have a small tent that has room for three, so we can fit 2 beds and our luggage easily. Up until last year we slept on self-inflatables and that worked out fine until I noticed to get some trouble with my lower back (I am 51 years old). It would hurt when I got up in the morning and immediately start hurting again when we went back to bed on the 2nd or 3rd day. So I started looking for alternatives and came across the Thermarest LuxuryLite Cot. More specifically the extra-large variant since I am quite large (193 cm) and because this version is also extra wide, it would allow me to sleep on my side, which is my preferred position. Now, you need to know that this cot is expensive! I ordered it at CAMPZ.NL and the price-tag was over 225 euro’s – which is a lot, but it came with a 100 day return guarantee, so I would be able to test it thoroughly. Did it work? The answer is wholeheartedly ‘Yes’ – I used the cot during a 4 week camping trip and spend almost 24 nights on this bed (other nights were spend in a hotel for the necessary showers and laundry facilities) – in over 6 different campsites. Now it would be strange if I would say that not spending that time in my own bed did not affect me, but overall I slept great and had no back pain to speak of. The cot consists of a sturdy cloth, 2 foldable sticks that slide into the long side and a set of smaller sticks and ‘feet’ that allow you to build the cot. It is almost impossible to explain in text, so I refer to the YouTube video for an explanation how to set this thing up ( http://youtu.be/orRtuiTgQ40 ) The cot comes in a small back, that holds all of the components easily and the complete package is surprisingly light (less than 2 kg). Setting up takes some effort and strength in your upper arms. After the first week I decided to change the way that the struts and feet are located – I used to evenly spread them across the length of the bed, but I discovered that putting 2 close together to support my head and neck, leave a bigger gap and then put in the rest (I suggest you look at the video, it will make more sense than my textual description here), was a better setup. After 6 weeks the bed is still in perfect condition, but I do have some concerns about the holes in the cloth where you fix the ‘feet’; due to the tension that is put on the holes, I expect that this is an area that will suffer from the setup process. Also I noticed that this is not a very sturdy bed, getting in and out of it needs to be done with some care – you can absolutely forget to do anything else then sleep in this bed. All in all I am happy with my purchase and hope we can enjoy camping for a long time.
      Date published: 2014-08-28
      Rated 5out of5
      by fromAwesome supportive sleep platform My husband and I purchased two luxury light thermarest cots before our 1600 mile dual sport trip from Oregon to Montana via the Magruder Corrider. If I was going to tackle some technical riding for days, I wanted to NOT sleep on the ground to prove my durability. Thermarest cots pack down small to easily be included in fundamental gear carried on the bikes, and after sleeping on them for that trip, I have never looked back. With a thermarest pad on them, they are incredibly supportive and comfortable. I look forward to many future adventure rides with our cots, and the ability to make a fabulous hotel with what is in my bags. Thanks for a great product. And PS, the Thermarest compressible pillows fit the bill, too. Signed, happy Chiropractor and traveler
      Date published: 2014-08-15
      Rated 5out of5
      by fromMy Savior I bought this updated cot to use on a cycling trip. the trip was about 600 miles with camping every night. I did lots of research on these cots before purchasing. Because of the research I bought the XL with a cot warmer and some extra plastic round feet. My main concern was that the plastic feet would break so I took extra ones on the trip. The cot performed much better than I had dreamed. At first I was very tentative sitting on the cot for fear of breaking it. But as I got confidence I found myself bouncing a little on it as I sat down and finally grew very comfortable it would hold up. When camping it's best not to break it down completely. After placing the aluminum stays in the feet just uncouple them in the middle where the bow performs the flip which adds strength. I read the instructions and indeed they recommend not breaking it down completely. I found with this setup it took only a few minutes to setup at night and break down in the morning. We camped in Tahoe and Markleville, CA with temperatures in the low 30's. My sleeping bag was only rated at 42 degrees but with the extra cot warmer I was comfortable. These things are like sleeping in your own bed. I got a good nights sleep, my hips never touched the ground and I felt clean and refreshed. I'm recommending this product for all who relish a good nights sleep.
      Date published: 2014-11-30
      Rated 5out of5
      by fromThe Comfortable Dirtbag This was an impulse buy. The cot looked cool and I pictured myself using it a lot, but that didn't end up being the case for the first little while I had it. I was plenty happy with my RidgeRest pad on the floor of my tent. Then I started using it a lot. I was planning a cross country move and the first thing I sold, perhaps a couple months too early, was my bed. This cot filled in the gap for 40+ nights. Then I moved again shortly after and used the cot for a couple of weeks until my shipping container with my "real" bed arrived. Fast forward 5 months to another move. One more week on the cot after movers come early and take my furniture. Now I'm writing this while waiting for my stuff to be delivered after being delayed for two weeks. After all of this time the fabric has not stretched at all. There are some small tears where the plastic supports insert against the side bars, but that's to be expected with use. The sticky material inside the slots for the side supports has gotten pushed around after setting up and breaking down so many times, but nothing that hurts performance. I'd be interested in trying out the bug net tent attachment for times when a tent may be too warm this summer in Houston. I'll be moving again in 6 months and I know this will continue to be used when I'm between "homes".
      Date published: 2015-01-26
      Rated 5out of5
      by fromWorks well in sand This cot is much sturdier than the UltraLite and very comfortable. I used one on a Grand Canyon trip and the breathable mesh sheds the fine sand and the poles were not affected by the sand after 3 weeks. The only con is the lack of good assembly instructions with the product.
      Date published: 2015-04-08
      Rated 2out of5
      by fromNot a whole lot of "luxury" for the price I purchased this with the intention of using in for motorcycle camping, primarily because of the weight and size of the cot when packaged. Unfortunately, though it is light and compact, it's a total pain to put together and take apart. It's also not that comfortable to sleep on. For the money, I'm exchanging it for an air/foam self inflating roll up.
      Date published: 2014-05-10
      Rated 1out of5
      by fromReally Wanted To Like It I put mine together. Everything was done according to the video instructions found on the manufacturers web site, and given by Chris. Polls were fully seated in the feet, and assembly was put together. It was easy for me to pull up and lock everything in place, but I would not recommend this for a young healthy 12 year old. My 12 year old scout is in excellent shape, has been doing martial arts for 7 years 2x a week, and he had trouble getting the legs on. They require a bit of strength. After I put it together, I turned it around and placed it on my living room tile floor for a test. I sat down in the middle and crack! One of the feet closest to where I sat down split right where the foot touches the floor. These feet are thinnest at this spot, and the plastic nylon is not very durable. They will break with normal use. I want to note, that I had seen reviews on the internet that they will only break if the tubes are not fully seated. That is not true, they will break under mild and normal use. I may have sat close to the foot, but that is going to happen when trying to get in and out of the cot, especially while in a sleeping bag. This is getting returned today, and I am really sad about it. Had the feet been up to the task, these cots would have been awesome! But, for the price, I'd expect a whole lot more durability than this. BTW, I weigh 205 lb
      Date published: 2014-02-21

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