IKEA Rensare Packing Pods
Jan 17, 2022 at 12:05 pm #3737218W I S N E R !Spectator
Thanks to Iago V. for showing these to me over in the HMG Pod Review thread.
Picked up two sets (6 pods) for $15.97 shipped. Arrived this morning. It’s a rainy day so I’m playing gear…
1.2 oz. for the large, .8 oz. for the small. Instead of full clamshell zippers, only two sides unzip; I find this useful in creating a tight corner to help stuff goods.
^ This is the large filled with an XL Montbell Thermawrap jacket, BPL Cocoon Hood, Montbell Dynamo windpants, thermal leggings, socks, and a pair of gloves. I could easily still fit a shirt and pair of running shorts…
^ This is the large pod inside an HMG Southwest 3400. Fit is perfect. Could easily stack another large or two of the small (side by side).
I’ve been tired of digging around in the bottoms of stuffsacks for gear; this will clean things up for sure. All pods will go inside a trash compactor or nylofume pack liner. I don’t trust a backpack alone.
Cheers.Jan 17, 2022 at 2:18 pm #3737238Iago VazquezBPL Member
@iagoLocale: Boston & Galicia, Spain
Glad they worked for you!Jan 17, 2022 at 8:30 pm #3737256Russ WBPL Member
@gatome83Locale: Southeastern US
I treat the HMG pods like gold because they work really well, and quite frankly they cost gold prices. Six Moon Designs are a workable and much cheaper substitute.
These look good… for the price I’ll have to give them a shot.Jan 18, 2022 at 7:27 am #3737276
Great thread, I might have to order a few!
I did the same thing with a DCF sewer on Etsy:Jan 18, 2022 at 5:59 pm #3737315Chris KBPL Member
Thanks for sharing this!Jan 24, 2022 at 5:55 pm #3738018
I ordered two sets as well… looking forward to getting them.Jan 29, 2022 at 9:33 am #3738455
Received them today from IKEA. Excellent. 1.23 oz’s for the large size.Jan 29, 2022 at 10:25 am #3738461JCHBPL Member
I also bought two sets, but doubt I will use them backpacking as I have my kit pretty well dialed in. Thought they would be useful in my Osprey Transporter Duffel 40 when traveling….if we ever get to travel again that is.
Seem to be good quality and I expect them to come in quite handy. Price makes the purchase a no-brainer.Jan 30, 2022 at 8:40 am #3738546SIMULACRABPL Member
@simulacraLocale: Puget Sound
Do they indicate what the fabric is made of?Jan 30, 2022 at 3:22 pm #3738585Rex SandersBPL Member
From the IKEA web site linked above:
Dang – I always iron my pods after dry cleaning them. Too bad :-)
— RexJan 30, 2022 at 5:44 pm #3738590SIMULACRABPL Member
@simulacraLocale: Puget Sound
Well thank you Rex. I completely overlooked that that was a link. I’m really not that lazy I swear :)Feb 2, 2022 at 1:56 pm #3738842Josh JBPL Member
Not a bad option. May have to keep this in mind
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