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    Climashield apex UQ

    Woohoo! 1st synthetic UQ!

    Slightly over-cut on the top to allow for loft of the one layer of 5 oz climashield apex.

    I have 1/8 inch shock-cord along all sides and i just pull them tighter depending on if it's me or my fiance and i in the hammock. So far, no noticed cold-spots.



    So far this thing is TOASTY down to 35 with us both in it. I sleep hot, she sleeps cold. We use a 6oz primaloft one TQ that i made a while back.


    Cost: $90

    Materials:
    climashield apex from thru-hiker.com

    1.1 oz ripstop nylon from rockywoods.com

    25ft of 1/8 in shock cord from REI

    4 of those spring loaded cord lock things from REI

    Dimensions:
    55" x 85" finished
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    Funny Money's Avatar
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    Sweet quilt!!! You should be proud.

    What does it weigh?
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    Right at 2 lbs :-) not as light as down or PL1, but DEFINITELY easier to work with.

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    It will be interesting to see how low you can take that 5 oz layer of CS! If every thing else is just right with the quilt and fit, I'm betting well into the 20s or a bit lower, and soaking fog won't ever be a big problem for that quilt.
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    Inspiring!

    Nice work and very inspiring! I hope to try making one soon.

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    very nice! Looks just like what I need! ;-)

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