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Maine Military Cot

Maine Military Cot

Product Review (submitted on August 3, 2013):

Now that I've gotten older I needed a good cot for the fishing and hunting camps. I researched all the cots and decided to go with the Maine Military Cot. I was not disappointed in the least and am very happy with my purchase. I'm a big man at 6' 1'' weighing 280lbs with very broad shoulders and powerfully built. I give this information only to help you in your research as this info from others helped me in my decision making. I will itemize my findings for you:

Cot Length - Perfect. Plenty of room to raise my arms under pillow and feet do not hang off.

Cot Width - Perfect. Did want it to wide incase I needed to push up on each of the side rails and lift myself off the cot when my lower back is acting up.

Strength of cot - Does not shake of move excessively when getting on or off or tuning over. Feels very secure. Can set on the side rails with no problems.

Quality of cot - Very pleased. Frame and legs are incredibly sturdy. Fabric stretches tight as a drum head and does not sag but just a little. The complaints I've read about in reviews about the fabric making unbearable noise must be written by people who are extremely light sleepers and must find something to complain about. I personally don't find the noise an issue at all and I consider myself easily annoyed by unwanted noise at night.

Set up and take down - Quick and easy and had no problems at all with the end rails. However I do have very strong hands and arms. But even folks with less strength I believe would not have to much of a problem. Its mind over matter once you see how it goes together. Goes back in the carry bag very easy.

Great cot and I look forward to using it for years to come. Thanks Byer of Maine!