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    any thoughts on this goose down?

    i am thinking about trying to make a karo topquilt and thought this might be a decent source for down for multiple quilts. any input?

    http://www.amazon.com/Hungarian-Comf...444035&sr=8-11
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    Wow... surely this is the total weight of the comforter, and not 50 ounces of DOWN...

    "This luxury down comforter features a 50 ounces, 750 fill power rating and designed with true baffle box consturction."
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    I had the same thought, a while back.

    there are a couple of threads about using "comforter" down for making a quilt... long story short, there are troubles. The "down" they are talking about is NOT pure down. It is a mix of feathers and down.

    50 ounces of down! That's POUNDS! It'd be enough to make comforter after comforter after comforter!

    On the other hand, if you don't need something that's highly compressible, it may be a good way to go.

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    a lot of the other "down" comforters on amazon say that there down, but when you read the specs it says its down and feathers. this specifies its all 750 fill down:"Filling with 750+ Fill power, Hand Harvested White, 100% Goose Down" and if there using that fill power rating isnt that determined by a down certification "organization" or something. i might try and contact them and see exactly whats up.

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    The listed price of $180 would buy you 22 ounces of premium, 800 fill power down from stormcrow. As mentioned above, the quality would be suspect, but you know you're getting good stuff from Adam.




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    thanks jerry. nice topquilt by the way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JerryW View Post
    The listed price of $180 would buy you 22 ounces of premium, 800 fill power down from stormcrow. As mentioned above, the quality would be suspect, but you know you're getting good stuff from Adam.
    I'll will second that. I have got 16 ounces of great down goodness from Adam that i will be trying to manage into an Underquilt now that I have my new Singer..

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