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    Senior Member Rug's Avatar
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    Did I ruin my TQ?

    I have left my hammock outside for the last few days getting naps in whenever I could. Today while setting up my GF's hammock (she wants to try sleeping outside with me in this cold weather), I noticed ice on my old rag mountain. Water must have gotten inside the hammock and/or condensation gathered on the quilt. The ice is about 1" square but doesn't feel very thick. When I hold the quilt upto the light I can see blotchy areas inside the baffles. I don't know if it is related or not.

    The quilt is inside my house right now.

    Did I ruin it? Can I save it?
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    No you didn't ruin it. Hang it up, let the ice melt and the water/down dry. Everything will be fine. You might have to give the quilt a little shake after it's dry.

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    Thank-you That is a relief.
    I ride a recumbent.
    I like to HAM it up on the CW.
    I use Linux.
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    Oh dear. Sounds like it is ruined. Send it on to me and I will dispose of it for you. I'll even pay the freight! ;-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mrprez View Post
    Oh dear. Sounds like it is ruined. Send it on to me and I will dispose of it for you. I'll even pay the freight! ;-)
    Ha that's hilarious ... you ain't right too pal!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mrprez View Post
    Oh dear. Sounds like it is ruined. Send it on to me and I will dispose of it for you. I'll even pay the freight! ;-)
    Ha, good one.

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    Yes, I am NOT right, but that is well know.

    I have a down disposal unit here setup to handle ruined down products!

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    I recycle wet/ruined down UQs... if you want to go green, send it to me!

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    laundry room have a dryer and tennis balls?

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    Yep - I usually stick mine in a dryer after a trip, on low or no heat. Fluffs it up for storage and removes any residual moisture. That'll get rid of the blotches.
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