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    Senior Member Ears's Avatar
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    Modular quilt system?

    hey guys.... for those who dont have a great attention span heres the skinny:
    the goal is trying to modify the usgi MSS into a versatile multi layered comprehenseive (all)4 season TQ.

    i know its kinda heavy...but its alot of gear in one tight package (and thats also why were gonna mod it). please open mind you will keep? also i am assuming you WONT use the bivy with this. each bag can be used alone as well as having hookups to create a SUPER BAG
    its like the thundercats....individually they are sweet....but when combined they are "THUNDERCATS HOOOOOOO"
    slightly related proof:

    just a question. well more of a thought that i wanted to see if it was viable. i didnt see it in the forums....but honestly i didnt look THAT hard.

    anyway. im going to post a link:...nvmd i was but all of them are retarded... heres a general excerpt:


    NSN: 8465-01-445-6274 (4-Part Modular Sleep System)

    The 4-Part Modular Sleep System sleeping bags and other components are constructed to be used in conjunction with each other, or separately to complete an interoperable system known as the extreme cold weather sleeping bag. The MSS is designed to provide comfort in temperature ranging from 50ºF to -30ºF when wearing various layers of extreme cold weather clothing.

    •Camo Green Patrol Bag
    ◦Temperatures to +30°
    ◦Reversible double-pull (opens end to end) slider allows top or bottom ventilation
    ◦Non-locking slide fastener self repairs if jammed or snagged
    ◦Draft flap prevents heat loss
    ◦Hood adjusts for heat retention; includes nylon drawcord and barrel lock
    ◦DIMENSIONS: 92" x 37"
    •Black Intermediate Bag
    ◦Temperatures to -10°
    ◦Free from cold spots
    ◦Insulation does not migrate in the bag
    ◦Anatomically designed foot box contains twice the insulation as the bag
    ◦Sewn-in, quilted chest collar prevents air drafts up and down through the hood
    ◦Hood adjusts for heat retention; includes nylon drawcord and barrel lock
    ◦DIMENSIONS: 87" x 35.5"
    •Woodland Camouflage Waterproof Bivy Cover
    ◦Made from waterproof, moisture-vapor-permeable material with all seams heat sealed
    ◦Includes snap fastener and slide fastener
    ◦DIMENSIONS: 85" x 28" x 35"
    •Black Stuff Sack
    ◦Constructed of water resistant materials
    ◦Compressible to one cubic foot
    ◦Six 1"-wide nylon webbing straps adjust by ladderlock buckles
    ◦Reinforcement webbing is sewn around the circumference of the bag
    ◦Nylon drawcord closure with a barrel lock
    ◦DIMENSIONS: 30" x 14"
    WEIGHT: 12.5 lbs.

    Last edited by Ears; 07-26-2011 at 08:32. Reason: have to finish my thoughts on paper not just my head..
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