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    looking for a thread, converting sleeping a sleeping bag to TQ

    I would like to make use of an extra mummy bag and convert it to a TQ, there must be a post here somewhere, could someone help me find it.

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    There is way more than one!
    Copy and paste what's below into a Google search and enjoy the reading.

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    Here's one from a few days ago, with several links to other threads inside.
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    just finished one

    I just converted a 12 year old marmot helium 15f 775 long down bag to a top quilt. I did roughly the same thing that JohnSawyer describes in his thread.

    It worked great as a mummy bag, but I haven't zipped it up in years and I always overheat when using it because It only has a half zip. Weighed 2.5 pounds before the conversion and a flat 2 pounds after the conversion.

    I should be able to use it down to 15F still. We shall see.

    The whole conversion took me about 3 hours. I broke a few needles and the sewing is pretty sloppy, but she will hold. And now I have the odd stray feather floating through my house.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mad goat View Post
    The whole conversion took me about 3 hours. I broke a few needles and the sewing is pretty sloppy, but she will hold. And now I have the odd stray feather floating through my house.
    Ha! I was finding down clusters for weeks... I did the work in the kitchen at one corner of the house, and found clusters 3 rooms away...
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