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  1. #11
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    I have 3 incubators all shorter than standard length. 2 of mine are 65" and work great! My 0* is 65" and fits me perfectly. I first thought that it might be short but sleeping on a diagonal I get more than adequate coverage. You will love the weight savings of your custom quilt!

    Go for it!

    S

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    Quote Originally Posted by StaplesHuskies View Post
    Mark, which did you end up going with- the 20 or 40?
    I got the 40 +2oz overfill. The majority of my backpacking lows are around 30-55, so hopefully this will suffice with my 30 down sleeping bag up top. It was one of my most difficult gear decisions in a long time! I'm sure the 20 would have been a no-brainer, but I still want to tent camp in 0-25 winter nights so I didn't feel the need for a colder UQ. We'll see how long the tent camping lasts

    If I fall in love with hammocking and ditch the tent all together, I see a 0 Incubator/Burrow combo in my future. I think that would be a perfect year-round kit (40TQ/UQ, 0TQ/UQ)
    Last edited by markr6; 04-20-2012 at 09:27.

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    So I just set my new gear up in the rain...fantastic! I am SOOOO glad I went with the full length. There's a little room for error covering your whole body, but after getting in I didn't notice an extra 9"...more like a couple on each end. Cozy warm!!!

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    After 3 shorter length ones, I got an Incubator 0*. I used it a couple months ago down to 15* & it could have easily gone below 0*. I much prefer the extra "protection" of the full length.

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    markr6- good to here you love it! now i can't wait for my own
    Megan
    In the depths of winter I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer. [Albert Camus]

    Harold Hang--->>> June 27-29th in Eastern MA

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