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   Old Thread  #9 18 Jun 2020 at 6.10pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
One man with all the extras for sale on ebay https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kampa-Carp-Air-1-Man-Bivvy-And-Winter-Skin/164247790301?hash=item263dee62dd:g:LzcAAOSwMwhe59iw
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   Old Thread  #8 8 May 2020 at 11.15pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Just bought the TF Gear 2 man Airlow bivvy for £210.00 off Ebay, looks like a good deal.
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   Old Thread  #7 8 May 2020 at 0.53am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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All sold out now!

If anyone knows anywhere selling cheap 1 or 2 man Kampa Air bivvies can you please post on here.
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   Old Thread  #6 9 Apr 2020 at 2.46am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
I have one as for the price that Tony at Future Fishing done for me on one was too good to turn down. I also got one of the undersheets as well which stops and mud on the zip in groundsheet from getting on the actual bivvy itself when packed away. The undersheet sounds like a gimmick but it does perform a task & weighs next to nothing as it is simply an additional barrier. You could even use it as a traditional groundsheet in the summer where you don't want a heavy thick groundsheet.

Lots of room inside even with a largish bedchair ( I use a Solar C-Spec bed with loads of room at front & plenty still at back as well).

When pumped up to 9ps+ it is as rigid as a standard framed bivvy. Packs away in seconds by opening the two outer valve taps & rolling towards them to expel the air. I bought one of the battery powered Kampa Gale pumps as thought it would speed up erection, but TBH it takes a while to get to the required pressure and unless you are like me with a physical disability, you would find it a fair bit quicker using the supplied hand pump (& save yourself £40!). I have been looking for an overwrap for it as apparently you can squeeze 2 beds in it then which would save me having to buy a 2 man shelter for when the wife comes with me, but the overwraps are around the same price I paid for the actual bivvy!

Never thought I would use an inflatable bivvy when I first saw the videos of these & the price they were originally at everywhere, but at the £149 price that Future Fishing are selling them for is an absolute bargain compared with anything else I have seen at the same price point.
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   Old Thread  #5 4 Apr 2020 at 0.30am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I love mine, think it is brilliant.. :0)

But my ground sheet has a big strong zip if I ever want to remove it..
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   Old Thread  #4 2 Apr 2020 at 11.09pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Do you know of any videos showing the inside with a bed hair in etc? Would like to see, or if you could do one even better 😂
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   Old Thread  #3 22 Jan 2020 at 8.33pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Great bivvy I so wish they would reduce the 2 man
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   Old Thread  #2 22 Jan 2020 at 4.21pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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I've had one for a few years now and they're great. like you say, simple and fast to put up and the added built-in groundsheet.

I can't believe how much they have come down to in price.
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   Old Thread  #1 22 Jan 2020 at 3.57pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
After having a nightmare over the last 2 seasons with other shelters I took the plunge
and bought a Kampa Air 1 from Future Fishing for the total delivered sum of £149.99p!
I like it that much that I thought I would write a little review about it...

First of all I will tell you what happened to my 'other shelters'.

- My Tempest v2 bivvy system faded in the sun to the point where I sent it back and got a brand new one
delivered for free from Trakker direct and promptly sold it for full RRP.

- Over that summer I used a Trakker Tempest Composite bivvy without much hassle at all but needed something for the winter.

- So I took my Union Jack M3 out of retirement to replace it and ripped the overwrap whilst pegging it out
on the first session and then after a few sessions put a large rip up the rear of it and chucked the lot in the bin.
I guess age had not been kind to it and the fabric had became brittle.

- After reading many reviews I bought a Cyprinus dpm compact 2 man bivvy… This on its very first outing was
pegged out by two pegs at the rear and when I pulled the front down to peg it down the rear two pegging
points ripped off and the lot landed in a heap at my feet. The quality of these things are pretty appalling to say
the least. This has been thrown to the back of the garage until I decide its fate.



Having just done a 3 night session on my syndicate water in the new Kampa Air 1 I'm amazed at how bad the build
quality on the all the other shelters actually is. The kampa is no heavier than my M3 was and its build like a brick s**t house in comparison. Its very well made and the sewn in groundsheet is so much better than a separate one. No drafts, mess or bugs. Size wise its comparable to an M3 in depth and height but it is a good 1ft wider I reckon. The rear of the bivvy is nearly vertical so your bedchair slams straight into the rear with good headroom.
You simply bang in 8 pegs, blow it up (20 secs) and thread the front pole and jobs a good un. The fabric, zips and fittings are obviously made to last unlike many other popular brands. Once pumped up it is a solid as a rock isn't going anywhere.
I like it that much I have just purchased a 2 man version also and I'm on the hunt for wraps for them both.


These have been discontinued by Kampa who have recently been bought out by another company and have streamlined their products and decided to drop the fishing side of things. I would recommend one of these to anyone who hasn't already got one to get one asap before they have all gone. Johnson Ross currently have the 2nd under groundsheet on offer for £13!

Tight lines.


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