Thanks to an unseasonable cold snap I've been able to experiment with various temporary DIY fleece and sleeping bag underquilts and suspensions - and slept comfortably from lower 50's down to mid 30's. Now it is time to order some goodies and fire up the sewing machines, er, thread injectors, to produce a nice UQ or two.
I'm sure I want full length and a bit on the wide side, as I sleep cold and move around at night - trying a narrow short UQ with a foot pad was miserable and led to waking with cold toes. But just how long IS full length? I've search HF and the gear makers, seen various finished sizes, but most outdoor gear is made for people much taller than my 5'2". One post praised a 78" full length which was 5" longer than the poster. What seems reasonable to add to a person's height for a comfortable full length quilt?