take it to the laundry mat and use a front load only wash. use a lighter type of powder soap unsented.. when done washing grab the bag and roll it to get excess water out. dont squeeze mash or anything like that.. then take home and use your dryer . (this will take many hours) if drying at the laundry mat this will cost some money..
It was intended to always be used with the same Case, Sleeping Bag M-1945 outer water-repellent carrier as the earlier sleeping bags. It was issued in two sizes, regular and large. Marine in M-1949 Mountain Bag, Outpost Carson (Hill 27), Korea, 1953. The M-1949 sleeping bag was issued for years, through the Vietnam War.
Keep your bag cleaner in camp: You can make your sleeping bag last longer and stay cleaner if you also take care of it while at camp. Prevent dirt buildup by using a bag liner, sleeping in clean clothes and airing out your bag to dry it whenever it gets damp . Video: How to Clean a Sleeping Bag .
This M1949, however, is different: It's vacuum-packed in a can like Spam. The external markings on Kul's model indicate the bag was part of a U.S. Air Force contract. The contract number is difficult to run down, but it appears the sleeping bag was part of a contract for 1950s-era F …
The arctic bags in my collection are USMC contract and made in 1951. Both the "inner" and "outer" bags have the same nomenclature of BAG, SLEEPING, M-1949 ARCTIC. I own one USMC M-1949 "Mountain" bag, made in 1952, which was also marked as an "inner" bag so I assume that was a way of having one sleeping bag serve two purposes.
I ended up donating it to Goodwill after a gear purge, though. I also (finally!) got rid of my first 'real' backpacking sleeping bag: a Campmor 20F Holofill mummy bag. (egads!) An older EMS -20F bag is now an emergency bag/road trip bag…. Personally, I like the idea of using the equipment for historical tributes.
A variety of environmental issues can turn any sleeping bag colder or warmer than the controlled environment specified in ISO 23537. Wind through your shelter is very efficient at removing warmth. Low humidity can make a cold night feel colder through skin evaporation. Excess condensation can reduce the insulating power of down.
4,090 Posts. #6 · Feb 17, 2010. I have 2 or 3 of the old m1949 mountain bags. They are a good bag.I've slept in around zero weather with mine and been comfotable. You must use a foam pad though. And being cotton and down,they must be kept dry.
The item "RARE VINTAGE Military can vacuum sealed M-1949 Mountain sleeping bag KOREAN WAR" is in sale since Sunday, February 25, 2018. This item is in the category "Sporting GoodsOutdoor SportsCamping & HikingOutdoor Sleeping GearSleeping Bags". The seller is "patriotpicker" and is located in Quincy, Florida.
The front of the can indicates that its model number is M1949. That particular model was a mummy-style bag — complete with a hood — that was …
The M-1949 arctic outer bag is designed to fit over the mountain sleeping bag in temperatures of 14°F and below.. The quilted m-1949 mountain sleeping bag is filled with a mixture of feathers and down and was designed to be used in temperatures of 14 to 50 degrees fahrenheit.
The quilted m-1949 mountain sleeping bag is filled with a mixture of feathers and down and was designed to be used in temperatures of 14 to 50 degrees fahrenheit. It has a full length zipper fastener. Mummy shaped for maximum warmth, full length, quick opening metal zipper down the center. Bag comes with outer shell covering which can be detached.
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This mummy shaped, feather filled bag had a heavy zipper closure with quick release. It was intended to always be used with the same Case, Sleeping Bag M-1945 outer water-repellent carrier as the earlier sleeping bags. It was issued in two sizes, regular and large. The M-1949 sleeping bag was issued for years, through the Vietnam War.
Mummy Style USA Military Sleeping Bag: Mountain Regular M-1949 USA type 1 Made by LaCrosse Gar. Mfg Co. Feather/Down filled. Cotton shell and lining both olive drab. Tie tapes are attached to the foot of the bag. Size is approximately 90 from foot to top of hood and 30 at its widest point
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0:00 / 5:04 •. Live. •. Well this is unexpected. Apparently, in the early postwar years, the U.S. military packed sleeping bags in giant sardine cans, opened with a key and everything, for use in emergency situations in cold weather areas. This Youtuber found one on ebay and opens it some 65 years after it was packed.
:) this bag may be alittle to heavy and bulky for most people here but i am confident i can go to 0 degree's with no problem,i was not even wearing a jacket or heavy thermal underwear,i have already slept down to 8.6 degrees in it,no i would not go on a long distance hike with it,but i dont section hike the AT in extreme weather,but on shoter hikes and very cold weather i would carry it,at ...
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20-liter bags are able to hold a small sleeping bag, a few days worth of clothes, or a long weekend's worth of freeze-dried food. 30-liter bags are perfect for two peoples' clothes or will hold nearly everything one person needs to keep dry on a weeklong trip.
Dated 1952, this M1949 sleeping bag is vacuumed sealed in a can, unopened for 65 years. Free local pickup. I also have another identical one that I will list shortly. Ebay Just when you think you've seen it all, Ebay throws up something fascinatingly weird. I don't want or need it, hell I...
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Sometimes a regular sleeping bag just won't cut it. While your average sleeping bag is fine in normal weather, you need something a bit more heavy duty as you head further north where the weather drops way below freezing. An army sleeping bag is the way to go when you take camping to the next level, but at some point it needs to be cleaned.
usmc marine corps korean vietnam feather filled mountain m1949 sleeping bag this auction is for a u.s. military 1952 dated korean war era feather filled mountain m1949 sleeping bag in very good condition with a nice even color and an isolated stained area as pictured. no holes. rips, or tears in the bag but there is a small tear on the cover.
- Sleeping Bag In A Can. Opening The M1949 Survival Sleeping, Packed In A Giant Spam Can. This Is Actually a High Quality Sleeping Bag. Packed April 1952. A ...
The best M1949 mummy bag I ever slept in had a removable nylon (?) liner in it. One night in 1986 or '87 after a long-assed two days and two nights of training with IBSs in the surf of the Pacific Ocean at MCB CamPen, we were finally allowed to roll out our khaki colored sleeping bags …
The end result of all of this is that I'm now looking for a mil-spec sleeping bag that I can use in the field to take the place of the waif sized MSS (or at least until I can get my old M1949 back ...
M-1949 style sleeping bag made for the civillian market by the government contractor who made the military issue bag. This is the original design bag used by the U.S. military in 1950's - early 60's. The filling is 2lbs. 8ozs. of feathers. Mummy shaped for maximum warmth, full length, quick opening metal zipper down center.
A YouTuber calling himself the Crazy Russian opens a sleeping bag in a can that was issued by the U.S. government back in 1952 Dated 1952, this M1949 sleeping bag is vacuumed sealed in a can, unopened for 65 years. Free local pickup. I also have another identical one that I will list shortly.
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I have a range of all kinds of sleeping bags. 3 mummy bags... 0 degrees, 20 degree and a 40 degree...all of which can be packed into stuff sacks and compressed into crazy tight balls. I also have a couple silk liner bags that can be used for those not so cold nights or add 10 degrees more warmth to any of my above bags if need be.
I've pretty much read all the forums I can find on these bags along with a few YouTube videos but wanted to see if anyone here has had experience with them so I can ask a few direct question. How has it held up over time? Does the warmth of the bag differ that much from when it was new...
"You can be wearing a bunch of layers, but once those clothes get compressed and your sleeping bag is compressed, you are losing a ton of heat because of conduction through the ground.
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I keep my M1949 along with a beat up snowmobile suit in my vehicle for possible winter break down warmth, and have comfortable large retangle bags for camping. My WW11 10th Mountain Division Dad spent many a cold few hours at a time trying to get a few winks in the M1942 while training at Ft.Lewis, Wa./
I have a pair of US military issue sleeping bags. These are a M-1949 Mountain bag (feather filled). and a second bag designed to be outside the Mountain bag. This was issued as the M-1949 Arctic sleep system. The only part of the system I don't have is the original waterproof cover. I'm 6', and I fit in the Mountain bag. It's quite comfy and warm, but I have no use for it as it's heavy.
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Sleeping Bag, Mountain, M-1949 The M-1949 sleeping bag was issued for years, through the Vietnam War. It is uncommon to find bags dated in the 1960's (if dated at all). The label sewn in at the head gave instructions for use including to lace the liner onto the sleeping bag…