Texsport King Kot Giant Easy Set-Up Folding Sleeping Camp Cot

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Texsport King Kot Giant Easy Set-Up Folding Sleeping Camp Cot is a very large camping tool with a huge capacity, suitable for very tall people, and it comes with a very reasonable price tag.

Texsport King Kot Giant Easy Set-Up Folding Sleeping Camp Cot.
Texsport King Kot Giant Easy Set-Up Folding Sleeping Camp Cot.


Key features

  • This is a huge cot suitable for very tall and heavy people.
  • Great capacity.
  • Reasonable price.

Take a closer look.


What type is this

This is a typical military style cot, so you have a frame which includes two side bars and two removable end bars.

This also implies that it is a collapsible cot which needs assembly, and this only implies adding the mentioned end bars (see the picture below) because the remaining elements of the cot remain permanently attached to each other.

With its 20 lb (9.07 kg) of weight, this is a portable cot but obviously not to very large distances.

Assembling simply means adding the two sidebars.
Assembling simply means adding the two sidebars.

Who is it for

Sizewise, with its 83 x 35 inches (216 x 89 cm) of the bed size, this is one of the largest cots on the market and you will realize this from the comparison table below where I compare it with the biggest cots. So this is a cot for everybody, regardless if you are short or very tall.

A very versatile cot suitable for tall people.
A very versatile cot suitable for tall people.

This is both an outdoor tool and a spare bed for home use. Regardless where you use, it comes with its carry bag with a shoulder carry strap, so you can store it and keep clean, and you can also carry it attached to the shoulder.

The packed size is roughly 36 x 10 inches (91 x 25 cm) so this is not bad, but it is such that you need a car for transportation, so you can use it at any place with a car access. In such a case, this cot is suitable for any outdoor activity.

This is a cot with a great capacity.
This is a cot with a great capacity.

Using the cot in a tent

The length of this cot and his height of 20 inches (51 cm) are such that it will not fit in any solo tent. Even 2-person tents (for solo use) are too small for this cot, and you can realize this if you check the dimensions of such tents here.

But this cot is a nice tool for any larger family camping tent. In such a case, its height is a good thing because you can store lots of stuff underneath the cot.

The feet of the cot are with plastic caps so this is a floor-friendly design, and this holds also for home use. But in the case of a tent on a very soft ground, it is best to add some protection under its legs.

Using a sleeping pad or not

In a warm environment, you do not need any pad, but some people use them for extra comfort.

In a colder environment, you might need some insulated pad. But bear in mind that you sleep off the ground and you surely do not need a pad with a particularly large R-value. So no need to spend much on pads in any case.


Good and less good features

Here is my short summary:

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  • Great size.
  • Quality materials.
  • Versatile.
  • Reasonable price.
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  • Needs assembly.

The size is the most important feature of this cot, so this is what makes it exceptional.

The assembly mentioned above is the same as for any military style cot. So all you have to do is to unfold the cot and to add the two end bars. This is done without extra tools and without much force.

The price & rating

The price at the moment of writing this text is only $95, so this is really reasonable in view of its size and quality.

The cot has received many reviews from users. Only on Amazon you can see around 190 reports, and the average rating is 4.0/5. See how I rate it:


Specifications

  • Weight: 20 lb (9.07 kg).
  • Capacity: 350 lb (159 kg).
  • Size (L x W x H): 83 x 35 x 20 in (211 x 89 x 51 cm).
  • Packed size: 36 x 10 in (91 x 25 cm)
  • Fabric: 600D water resistant coated nylon.
  • Frame: heavy duty silver/white oxygenated aluminum.
  • Nylon carry bag.

Texsport King Kot vs competitors

Here I give the King Kot Camping Cot side by side with two largest cots on the market, so see how it compares:


Weight, lb (kg)

Bed size, in (cm)

Packed size, in (cm)

Capacity, lb (kg)

Frame

Texport King Kot 

20
(9.07)

83 x 35
(211 x 89)

38 x 10
(91 x 25)

350 (159)

aluminum

Teton Sports Outfitter XXL

26
(11.8)

85 x 40
(216 x 102)

37 x 8 x 5
(94 x 20 x 13)

600 (272)

steel & aluminum

Browning Titan XP

20.5
 (9.3)

85 x 40
(216 x 102)

38 x 8 x 6
(97 x 20 15)

450 (205)

aluminum


Final thoughts

So this was my review of the Texsport King Kot Sleeping Camp Cot, as you realize this is a really large cot, nicely built and sturdy, with a setup typical for all military-style cots. The price is appropriate for what you get here, a true value for the money.

But, there are many other cots described in this site, so if you still need something different, please look around. In particular, check in the Categories above.

Check the price.

Thank you for reading. If you need something different, please check this Stansport express setup cot, or this Flamrose cot is with the same instant setup. Check also this Coleman Trailhead Easy Step cot without end bars.

Please use the comment box below in the case of questions or comments. I wish you a nice day.


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