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  1. Yeah! Itll be good to see you guys!

    Yeah! Itll be good to see you guys!
  2. I hope you guys can make it. I'm trying to get...

    I hope you guys can make it. I'm trying to get Jeannine (AT class of 2018) down as well.
  3. Coldest we saw in the three years prior was low...

    Coldest we saw in the three years prior was low 30's. Usually the second night winds up in the 40's.
  4. Thank you to Silentorpheus and NJRedneck for...

    Thank you to Silentorpheus and NJRedneck for taking this over. It's gonna be a fine time to hang in the pines!
  5. No worries K, I know the last time I made a...

    No worries K, I know the last time I made a google doc I did the same thing, but I am old lol.

    Anyway, now it works. :thumbup:
  6. Sign up sheet is locked

    Sign up sheet is locked
  7. Yeah,we're good with that too :cool:

    Yeah,we're good with that too :cool:
  8. Well.....the working name was much different and...

    Well.....the working name was much different and more appropriate, (Dragons Breath is a pepper btw). After teasing with this quilt on Instagram and Facebook last September I was going to roll this...
  9. I will most likely have pics of the insulated...

    I will most likely have pics of the insulated footbox next week.
  10. ***It's finally here - THE DRAGONS BREATH TOPQUILT***

    After an 11 month teaser I decided to roll out our new quilt - The Dragons Breath! I was originally going to roll this out last year on Black Friday, but my health issues put that on the back burner....
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    I don't use a tether in the ridge runner (or any...

    I don't use a tether in the ridge runner (or any other hammock for that matter), I just stuff it either in the head end of the hammock or a saddle bag and retrieve it when I return.
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    I can't speak for other companies that offer...

    I can't speak for other companies that offer diagonal baffles, but for our LLG Habanero it's not as much about the lay as how it changes the shape if the quilt. A straight baffle quilt is the same...
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    The Pinchot Trail is a good loop trail and the...

    The Pinchot Trail is a good loop trail and the rocks aren't bad. It consists of a northern and southern loop that can be combined or done separately, and they are about 10-12 miles each.
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    The operator uq has baffles, the tq is sewn...

    The operator uq has baffles, the tq is sewn through.
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    Sorry guys, just saw this. Yes, we had to push...

    Sorry guys, just saw this. Yes, we had to push back a little. My goal is to come out of this with a 2-3 week lead time (or less). This will be the 1st time we've been under 7 weeks in 4 years....
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    I'm in!!!!

    I'm in!!!!
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    TEMPORARILY SUSPENDING SALES

    Well, I said I'd make an announcement back in November, but it took this long for me to decide, so here it is.

    On November 10, 2018 I had a heart attack. This cemented my decision not to have a...
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    As been already said, it's all in the fabric. OS...

    As been already said, it's all in the fabric. OS quilts are based on Argon 67, standard based on Argon 90. The only difference between the standard and OS series GP is the lack of options in the...
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    No measurable difference that I see.

    No measurable difference that I see.
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    FWIW the thought behind the Recon Series is...

    FWIW the thought behind the Recon Series is summer season where cold isn't as critical. I've received a number of reports of the Recon quilts going down to 50-55. I have also received and confirmed...
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    I would expect it to be just as durable as Argon...

    I would expect it to be just as durable as Argon 67. Side by side there's not really a discernible difference.
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    Been under the weather. I'll get caught up with...

    Been under the weather. I'll get caught up with emails in the next day or two....
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    Personally I don't find the need for them. We...

    Personally I don't find the need for them. We offer them at Loco Libre Gear because some folks transitioning from a sleeping bag insist on having one. I usually try to talk them out of it, but at the...
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    Beautiful country for sure

    Beautiful country for sure
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    Oh grasshopper, I won't give you a beat down...

    Oh grasshopper, I won't give you a beat down because you've suffered enough :lol: Wise man say give a man a quilt and he might not freeze to death, give him a LLG quilt and his wife will sleep better...
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    I didn't realize my pm folder was full. I...

    I didn't realize my pm folder was full. I cleared a little room so send away.



    The good news we are on schedule with our quilt production. The bad news...it's about an 8 week wait.

    As for...
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    Actually the smell comes from the product the...

    Actually the smell comes from the product the down distributors use to wash their down. It's the same stuff dog groomers use, and if the down is damp it will emit that smell that some associate with...
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    Not Back Friday Sale and Other Stuff

    Even though it's pretty well been assumed, we are not having a sale this year. The crew and I truly appreciate all of our customers. We debated back and forth about what to do, but in the end it was...
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    A no taper hotbox is about 16.5" in diameter. You...

    A no taper hotbox is about 16.5" in diameter. You shoud be fine. For every 5" of taper you will lose about 1.5" of diameter.
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    There 's more labor involved in a LLG topquilt.

    There 's more labor involved in a LLG topquilt.
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    In all honesty I don't think that many of the...

    In all honesty I don't think that many of the premium quilt makers are getting the "right" money. We didn't have to lower our prices as they are as low as I feel is reasonable given the cost of labor...
  32. Sorry for the delay in posting, but Sunday night...

    Sorry for the delay in posting, but Sunday night we had some crazy and potentially life changing stuff go down that forced a shut down on Monday. My daughter (and head seamstress) was robbed at...
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    Wait times onthe Saver Series quilts is 2-3 weeks.

    Wait times onthe Saver Series quilts is 2-3 weeks.
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    Wow, never met Marty but saddened for the loss to...

    Wow, never met Marty but saddened for the loss to his family, friends, and the hammock community.
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    A 20 quilt will have a 1/8" primary and 3/32"...

    A 20 quilt will have a 1/8" primary and 3/32" secondary. Unless you bought an older (circa 2015) model it should be set up for a 11' hammock.
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    Hmmmm, hammock intervention. Better bring sticky...

    Hmmmm, hammock intervention. Better bring sticky buns just in case:lol:
  37. 8 became available so we got 7 and 8

    8 became available so we got 7 and 8
  38. New Fabric Options for Operator and Recon Series Quilts

    It's been an exciting time at the Loco Libre Gear workshop with new fabrics to customize our (your) quilts.

    First, for the gram weenie, is M7 from Ripstop By The Roll. On a 3/4 UQ you can expect...
  39. I just booked 9. I'll get my daughter to grab one.

    I just booked 9. I'll get my daughter to grab one.
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    Welcome from just across the river in SJ!

    Welcome from just across the river in SJ!
  41. Ha, before the weekend I'll have the group site...

    Ha, before the weekend I'll have the group site and 1 or 2 others.
  42. 3rd Annual Loco Libre Gear Piney Woods Hang, Nov 2,3,4, 2018, Batona Camp Shamong NJ

    The official thread can be seen HERE.
  43. I'll make a post with a link there. I don't want...

    I'll make a post with a link there. I don't want to move it because it will mess up links I have in other places.
  44. 3rd Annual Loco Libre Gear Piney Woods Hang, Batona Camp, Shamong, NJ Nov. 2,3,4, 2018

    Make room on your calenders for November 2, 3, 4, 2018 for the 3rd Annual Loco Libre Gear Piney Woods Hang. This will be a great weekend of relaxing in the infamous Jersey Pine Barrens. Last year...
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    Sorry nquinn, I have taken a long look at the...

    Sorry nquinn, I have taken a long look at the market and it's downward spiral and decided instead of running sales, to just put our best price forward up front. I believe we are fair in our pricing,...
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    Basically just clip on and cinch the shockcord at...

    Basically just clip on and cinch the shockcord at the foot end - done!
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    Folks, don't let yourselves be trolled. Really, 5...

    Folks, don't let yourselves be trolled. Really, 5 posts and 4 of them are about my vacation? Most vendors here wouldn't reply, but since Mike Likes Dirt has taken some liberties and made some...
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    Actually January is the busy season, August is...

    Actually January is the busy season, August is the slow season. Money isn't optional, but neither is quality of life. :)
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    Loco Libre Gear on Vacation

    Just a heads up, we will be on vacation from 8/18 until 8/26, 2018, and the shop will be closed. I have a few orders to wrap up before we leave tomorrow, and will answer emails as I can.
  50. Hahaha, thank you CM! I appreciate all the "work"...

    Hahaha, thank you CM! I appreciate all the "work" you put into testing :lol::lol::lol:
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