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Big Agnes Q-Core SLX
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Awards Best Buy Award Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award   
Price $99.95 at REI$174.95 at REI
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Pros Comfortable, good valve system, warmVery light, super compact, comfortable, versatile, warmer than normal XLiteComfortable, quiet, lightweightLightweight, small packed size, included pump sackComfortable, light, small packed size
Cons Heavy and bulkyNoisy, expensive, delicate materialsExpensive, heavier than the NeoAir XLiteNot as comfortable as Ether Light and same weight, thinNot very warm, can feel boaty, expensive
Bottom Line A great value for a super comfortable sleeping padA great choice for your long backpacking trips, this pad is light, compact and warmComfortable and warm, this model will have you sleeping like a baby out on the trailScored decently well in all our metrics, and has an excellent packed sizeNot the warmest of pads, but it inflates to be a huge, cushy mattress
Rating Categories Co-op AirRail Plus NeoAir XLite Ether Light XT Insulated Ultralight Insulated Big Agnes Q-Core SLX Petite
Warmth (25%)
7
9
7
7
6
Comfort (25%)
8
7
9
7
7
Durability (10%)
9
6
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Weight (25%)
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Packed Size (15%)
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Specs Co-op AirRail Plus NeoAir XLite Ether Light XT... Ultralight Insulated Big Agnes Q-Core...
Measured Weight 25 oz 12oz 15 oz 14.6 16.6 oz
ASTM R Value 3.7 5.4 3.5 3.5 3.2
Thickness 1.5 in 2.5 in 4 in 2 in 4.5 in
Width 23 in 20 in 21.5 in 21.5 in 20 in
Packed Size 9.84 x 5.51 in 9 in x 4.1 in 11 x 4.5 in 4 x 9 in 8.27 x 3.94 in
Tested Length 66 in 66 in 66 in 72 in 66 in
Bottom Material 75D Polyester 30D rip HT Nylon 40D nylon 40D nylon Ripstop Nylon
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