Air Pads Kalamazoo MI

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Kingdom Soccer
8151 Merchant Place
Portage, MI
 
Gazelle Sports
(269) 342-5996
214 S Kalamazoo Mall
Kalamazoo, MI
 
D & R Sports Center Inc
(269) 372-2277
8178 W Main St
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Brown Hunting Supplies Llc
(269) 381-2450
2700 N Pitcher St
Kalamazoo, MI
 
The Outdoor Zone
(269) 375-9803
5255 N 3rd St
Kalamazoo, MI

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Crossfire
(269) 383-1111
2980 Interstate Pkwy
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Kalamazoo Country Club
(269) 345-6149
1609 Whites Rd
Kalamazoo, MI
 
B J Sports
(269) 978-0170
5076 Sports Dr
Kalamazoo, MI
 
K -Zoo Skate Zoo
(269) 345-9550
1502 Ravine Rd
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Hockey Services
(269) 375-3313
6958 W Main St
Kalamazoo, MI
 
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Make Glassing More Comfortable

As I sit and glass, which is common for hunters out west, I have sort of quickly discovered something I never learned when I was younger.

In my youth I had enthusiasm and spirit. In my middle to advancing years I have creaky knees, arthritis, and I tire more easily than I used to. Where I used to sit on the cold hard ground I now look for that soft spot to sooth my tired muscles. That leads me to my tip.

Carry your soft spot with you!

In my pack I carry an air filled, ultralight, camping pad. Not only do I carry the self inflating pad but I also carry a chair that the mattress folds and fits in to. That eases the pressure on my back when I'm sitting and glassing. It resembles a camp chair or stadium chair that lots of campers use instead of sitting directly on the ground. I have found that this little addition of weight to my load allows me to sit and glass longer and keeps me from tiring as fast. That allows me to hunt longer and harder which just might make the difference between putting game in the freezer or eating tag soup.

As I talk with plenty of other hunters I am amazed at the number of hunters that have never tried this soft spot tactic or even try to sit on a piece of old rug. The chair feature allows one to relieve pressure on their back. That reduces fatigue, which in turn reduces aches and pains. When the idea struck me it was like an epiphany and I'm only sorry that I hadn't thought of it before.

I was lucky in that I had the pad and chair from my b...

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