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 visionarylion 11-06-2012 15:08

quick q&a

the Q is when you add an ounce of down to a tq how much wormth will that oz add.

For ex. i orderd an 20* TQ and had 1oz overstuff to it so what would the new rating be if it changes

 Catavarie 11-06-2012 15:31

Well it depends on the dimensions of the quilt, but I'd guess 2°-3° maybe up to 5° increase in performance per ounce added.

 dragon360 11-06-2012 20:52

I would say the above is fair. The easiest way would be to take a look at the amount of down in a 20 degree and that of the 0 degree and work out the differences per ounce.

 raiffnuke 11-07-2012 06:01

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 Originally Posted by Catavarie (Post 853169) Well it depends on the dimensions of the quilt, but I'd guess 2°-3° maybe up to 5° increase in performance per ounce added.
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 Originally Posted by dragon360 (Post 853506) I would say the above is fair. The easiest way would be to take a look at the amount of down in a 20 degree and that of the 0 degree and work out the differences per ounce.
I would say that is a fair estimate. It won't be exact, as usually the baffle height is different in a 20° as compared to a 0° quilt. My quilts have 2oz overfill and I guesstimate about and additional 10°, so my 20° quilt with 2oz overfill is roughly a 10° or so quilt. YMMV.

 Cali 11-07-2012 07:09

Why don't they just say a 10* quilt when they add 2 oz. more down, instead of a 20* with 2 oz. of overstuff???

 DivaB 11-07-2012 07:48

Doesn't it also have to do with the baffle height in combination with the down loft? If your baffles only allow so much loft, there's comes a point where the over stuff on down is useless, right?