Going rate for G.I. sleep systems

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Going rate for G.I. sleep systems

Post by Shadowrunner » Sat May 02, 2020 3:02 pm

hey guys,
I'm wondering if anyone can tell me if the $200 used, $300 new price range for The ACU camo modular sleep system that the army uses from Tennier is a reasonable price range or if it's panic prices. I'm going to be spending some time camping in the mountains this year and want to do away with the need for a tent and get a bivy system. I don't mind paying for quality gear, but honestly don't know what the economy was like aside from MRE prices before the current crisis.

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Re: Going rate for G.I. sleep systems

Post by Sailswish » Sat May 02, 2020 4:23 pm

You might want to visit ZombieHunters.org . This is a really great forum for your question. Search in the BugOut Gear thread. I bought that system years ago and use it quite often. Can't remember the price I paid.

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Post by cavguy » Sun May 03, 2020 10:24 am

Panic prices! You could get a new system for $90-$120 range on eBay before.

I have seen the Kelty Varicom sleep systems go for about $300 complete in the past, very very lightly used or even new. These are much nicer and issued to certain SOCOM units.
https://www.amronintl.com/kelty-varicom ... 080af.html

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Re: Going rate for G.I. sleep systems

Post by norge » Sun May 03, 2020 11:20 am

if youre not using a tent you should gett a USMC sleeping system. i have used my sett this winter and it was a dream in the cold :D :D
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cheers ken. Norway

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Post by Shadowrunner » Tue May 19, 2020 11:39 pm

norge wrote:
Sun May 03, 2020 11:20 am
if youre not using a tent you should gett a USMC sleeping system. i have used my sett this winter and it was a dream in the cold :D :D


cheers ken. Norway
I wanted that but couldn't find it anywhere, got a brand new ACU army set and paid the current prices due to possible legitimate emergency coming up.

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Re: Going rate for G.I. sleep systems

Post by housil » Wed May 20, 2020 5:01 am

I used the MSS (modular sleeping system) in snow with no tent
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and got snowed in
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it worked great to me, BUT it´s pretty bulky and heavy to carry. :shock:

The prices for a new one are "OK", but saw them cheaper before.

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