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You need to bear in mind that the classic Air Core is a straight baffle mattress. The structure doesn't prevent convection very well. It relies on the synthetic fill to do that job. The Ultra model looks like it's a straight up air mattress with synthetic fill mattes on the top and bottom. It will still be bad for convection, but at least there's some ...


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My experience with inflatable pads is that they work just fine if you're not so heavy that you crush it down to effective non-existance under the pressure points. The outcome of this issue being that regardless of the theoretical value, their R value is 0 in practice. Closed cell foam doesn't have this problem and remains pretty close to the theoretical R ...


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