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grobinger
10-31-2021, 13:53
I am in the market for a really cold winter UQ for my WB ridge runner and I am looking at the LL subzero ridge reaper. What exactly are the advantages over a scandinavian lynx from WB? The total weight should be a little less because of the slightly lighter fabrics? And from the pictures it seems that the ridge reaper provides slightly more coverage than the lynx?

Mescript
11-05-2021, 08:51
I'm also curious. I was looking at both the lynx and the reaper. Not sure the reaper is worth the price difference though is what I struggle with.

Canadark
11-05-2021, 10:48
I have had quilts from both manufacturers.

There wasn't a difference in coverage between the Lynx and the Ridge Reaper that I could detect. I'm a fairly cold sleeper. All I will say is this -- when deciding what quilt to use for a given predicted temperature, for my WB underquilts I build in a 20-degree buffer. If it's predicted to go down to 38-degees, I'm using my 20* UQ. With the Loco Libre underquilts, the buffer factor is 10 degrees.

JayArches
11-17-2021, 02:08
. I'm a fairly cold sleeper. All I will say is this -- when deciding what quilt to use for a given predicted temperature, for my WB underquilts I build in a 20-degree buffer. If it's predicted to go down to 38-degees, I'm using my 20* UQ. With the Loco Libre underquilts, the buffer factor is 10 degrees.

I ordered a -40 (+3 oz extra down) LL underquilt to replace my WB -20. I'm hoping I also find it to be more accurate for a cold sleeper.

rweb82
11-17-2021, 08:50
I don't own any Warbonnet quilts, but I can certainly vouch for Loco Libre. My LL quilts are warmer than any other brand I've owned or tried. George ain't skimpy with the down! His craftsmanship is impeccable too- the best I've seen.

sideshowraheem
11-17-2021, 10:25
So not a ridge reaper, but I have had a Warbonnet Wooki and I currently own a LL Habanero.

The Habanero was a bit lighter, and I liked that I could tweak the suspension setup on it. Both were great UQs, and if you dont want to fiddle with things the Wooki was better, but overall I preferred the Habanero.