US "Woobie" Poncho Liner, surplus

US "Woobie" Poncho Liner, surplus

Price 27.99 USD excluding VAT

Loading products...

Show inches
Show cm
Click and choose...
Add to cart
Add to wish list
Trouble with the metric system? Try our converter:
cm = 0' 0" or 0" and
feet  inches = 0 cm
Flat Rate Shipping to USA $9.99
Description
See also
Reviews (3 pcs)
Show the product description

This here is called a Woobie, because: "Without one, you woobie cold!". A very nice light blanket that has more uses than you'd think.

Originally used in the Vietnam war, this lightweight poncho liner was meant as a replacement for the wool blanket. Compared to the blanket, this is a lot lighter, a bit warmer, dries faster and can be packed into a very small space.

If you want to read more praise and interesting bits of info, head over to Task & Purpose to read their educational and entertaining article.

Converts into a sleeping bag

After being introduced, the rain poncho + liner combination soon became the standard issue sleeping gear for hot climates or general summer use. It's very simple to make a summer sleeping bag of the two:

  1. Tie the liner to the grommets of the poncho
  2. Snap the poncho sides togehter to make a tube
  3. Get in and sleep

The US Army states that the lowest manageable temperature is about +10 °C, i.e. a proper indian summer rating.

Technical specifications

The liner can be compressed to a size smaller than a football. Materials used are lightweight ripstop-nylon and polyester batting. Being as these are genuine army surplus, the materials and overall quality is excellent.

  • Measurements: about 157 x 204 cm
  • Weight: 650 g

Genuine US surplus

Condition is used but serviceable. The Woodland ones are made in the 80's or later, Marpats are even more recent.

These might also interest you

US blanket, dark grey, surplus

US blanket, dark grey, surplus

36.99 USD
Similar product.
US IFAK insert, surplus

US IFAK insert, surplus

13.99 USD
Often purchased with.
Särmä TST Thermal cloak

Särmä TST Thermal cloak

147.99 - 258.99 USD
Might be of interest.
USMC FILBE Assault Pack, coyote, surplus

USMC FILBE Assault Pack, coyote, surplus

55.99 USD
Might be of interest. Temporarily out of stock.
Särmä Rain Poncho

Särmä Rain Poncho

18.99 USD
Might be of interest.
BW rain poncho, rubberized, olive drab, surplus

BW rain poncho, rubberized, olive drab, surplus

18.99 USD
Might be of interest.
Särmä TST Dry Bag

Särmä TST Dry Bag

13.99 - 27.99 USD
Buy also. Temporarily out of stock.
US P38 can opener

US P38 can opener

0.99 USD
Might be of interest.
Austrian service shirt, olive drab, surplus

Austrian service shirt, olive drab, surplus

4.99 USD
Might be of interest.

Reviews

Remove filter
2
1
100 %
recommends
4.5 / 5
3 ratings
Suomi (1)
English (2)
I would recommend for a friend

19.05.2018

I got the Marpat one. It is a lot thinner that I thought. There is practically no insulation. I can literally see through the liner. I have several civilian copies, and those are thicker and warmer than the real deal. I still like the surplus one, though, as it packs very small and doesn't weigh very much at all... and is in frickin' MARPAT!
+7 0 Report abuse

Please report this product review if for example:

  • Review is wildly obscene or completely irrelevant.
  • Reviewer has not actually used the product he is reviewing.

If you strongly disagree with this review, please press "I disagree" button above.

Thank you!

Cancel
I would recommend for a friend

25.05.2018

Just got mine. It really seems thin, that was no surprise to me, because I already had a poncho liner by the dutch army, which is just as thin. But regardless of the thickness, it holds incredibly warm! I think its because of the stuffing, because the blanket fills with air which gets warm and isolates you. I went for the marpat one, the condition is great! Wasn't expecting to get one that looks like new, no holes, no fading, looks like its never been used!
+4 0 Report abuse

Please report this product review if for example:

  • Review is wildly obscene or completely irrelevant.
  • Reviewer has not actually used the product he is reviewing.

If you strongly disagree with this review, please press "I disagree" button above.

Thank you!

Cancel
I would recommend for a friend

08.03.2019

Woobie! Mainio varuste! Sain ilmeisesti hollantilaisella kuviolla aivan käyttämättömän. Käy varmasti kesällä makuupussinkorvikkeesta alustan kanssa. Talvella tuulensuojana oli erinomainen. Kotona torkkupeittona aivan ykkönen. Menee pieneen tilaan, eikä paljoa paina. Mukana tullut pussi on plussaa.
+0 0 Report abuse

Please report this product review if for example:

  • Review is wildly obscene or completely irrelevant.
  • Reviewer has not actually used the product he is reviewing.

If you strongly disagree with this review, please press "I disagree" button above.

Thank you!

Cancel
Log in and write a review.

Comments




Please send all questions regarding the product via e-mail to [email protected].

Loading...