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    insultex top quilt???

    is anyone out there using an ix top quilt?

    I am thinking of making a few... for me and the boys.

    I was thinking about 3 layers ix and maybe a fleece or flannel inner layer?

    what do you think?

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    I made a double layer IX top quilt and I am VERY dissatisfied with it. It does not keep me warm even in the 50's and it makes me sweat at warmer temps.

    I was careful to make ridges inside both layers about 4" spacing to hold the layers apart to trap air. I have heard the same complaints from others who have attempted IX top quilts.

    I would suggest that you reserve the IX for bottom quilts only, but as always, HYOH.
    Mike
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    IX

    I've used IX as a layer in a down top quilt, and as a layer in a top quilt with thermoflect, and never had any condensation issues. In fact, I use IX in just about everything possible. But, up here it is always around 50 degrees at night, or less, even in the summer.
    Never more than one man left behind, so far !

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    Ix tq

    I made a TQ with 2 layers of IX and a layer of primaloft in between. I've had it down to the upper 40's with no complaints.
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