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    Down vest used as under quilt

    Howdy all, I did some mods to a down vest doubling as an under quilt. Has anyone else tried this? it works great. See my video on this.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53mJWMxSI_8

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    Just watched your vid. That's a pretty cool mod to your vest. I've heard of others stuffing vests/jackets on top of undercovers, but I've never seen anyone make an actual underquilt out of one. Nice work, and good idea! How low can you get with this system?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigT54 View Post
    Howdy all, I did some mods to a down vest doubling as an under quilt. Has anyone else tried this? it works great. See my video on this.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53mJWMxSI_8
    I love that idea! The zipper mod on the arm openings was very clever.

    I bet someone will quick engineer a version2 of this which lets you wear the vest without the extra cord.

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    Thanks, I should get to work on that. Good idea..

    Quote Originally Posted by RootCause View Post
    I love that idea! The zipper mod on the arm openings was very clever.

    I bet someone will quick engineer a version2 of this which lets you wear the vest without the extra cord.
    I should get to work on that. Good idea..

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    Quote Originally Posted by JDShearer View Post
    Just watched your vid. That's a pretty cool mod to your vest. I've heard of others stuffing vests/jackets on top of undercovers, but I've never seen anyone make an actual underquilt out of one. Nice work, and good idea! How low can you get with this system?
    Not sure and thanks

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    Great idea! Excellent implementation! Love the pit zips you installed.
    "We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately." - Ben Franklin
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    Sweet idea and implementation!
    Mee likey.

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    Great idea. What are the dimensions when in UQ mode?

    .02 doesn't need to get rid of the cord. It needs zip off sleeves that zip back on in UQ mode. Dual use full jacket and a longer UQ.

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