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  1. #11

    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    South Central IN
    WBRR, Lots of DIY
    MacCat; Cloudburst
    Lynx, HG T/UQ, AHE
    Cotton laundry bags are readily available and make a great storage bag.

    I'd never store any of my sleeping bags stuffed/compressed...but I expect them to last (and they have) for more than 20 years.

  2. #12
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    south central WI

    Every manufacturer's care instructions that I have seen recommends that down TQs/bags should be stored uncompressed. They typically warn against loss of loft if left in a compressed state for a long time.

    Polyester batting:

    I've read both, one can store their bag compressed or uncompressed.


    Personally, I used to have a Wiggie's bag. I always stored it compressed on and off for 3 years. I never felt that practice affected the bag's thermal properties. Wiggie actually markets that his bags can be stored for years in vacuum compressed/sealed bags and then be deployed without issues.

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