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  1. Thread: Alpaca underquilt??

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    I may not be the best person to answer the OP...

    I may not be the best person to answer the OP question (or yours) but I'll give it a shot.

    First off, I wouldn't use cuben (aluminized or not) for an alpaca UQ because it would keep moisture from...
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    Sorry. My question was a digression prompted by...

    Sorry. My question was a digression prompted by the properties of alpaca, not the original poster's question. As Wisenber noted,
  3. Thread: Alpaca underquilt??

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    bamboo

    Bamboo fabric is highly absorbent. The DIY diaper crowd use it.
    Why "rayon"? Because that's what bamboo fabrics are, chemically reprocessed cellulose. FWIW (1.5 cents, I guess). ;)
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    No, I have some of the aluminized cuben, which...

    No, I have some of the aluminized cuben, which may have been produced in a limited run (there is some question about whether it is suitable for tarps). I would make the hammock out of the reflective...
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    I've been looking for a thin insulating layer to...

    I've been looking for a thin insulating layer to use on top of an aluminized cuben bridge hammock. I read somewhere that you get the benefit of radiant reflective heat from a space blanket or other...
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