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    Backpacking Light UL 180 Quilt

    Anyone use or seen this quilt?

    http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-...180_quilt.html

    Looks promising. Just need to find one now.

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    I ordered one because I was looking to save weight, but when I saw it, I returned it right away. I'm average sized (female), and it didn't wrap all the way around me. I'm also a cold sleeper, and I'm much better off with my sleeping bag. Your mileage may vary. Perhaps you should google for reviews.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tiptoe View Post
    I'm average sized (female), and it didn't wrap all the way around me.
    It is a quilt. Quilts don't wrap all the way around.
    Yellow Jacket

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    Let me rephrase. It didn't cover me completely, and I'm not talking about the part of me that is on the pad. I thought it would be really, really drafty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cody1786 View Post
    Anyone use or seen this quilt?

    http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-...180_quilt.html

    Looks promising. Just need to find one now.
    If you are a DIYer... You can make one for half the cost of this one and still be in the same weight range.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tiptoe View Post
    Let me rephrase. It didn't cover me completely, and I'm not talking about the part of me that is on the pad. I thought it would be really, really drafty.
    That makes sense. When used on the ground, quilts can be a bit drafty. In a hammock it is much easier to tuck the sides of the quilt around your person and keep them in place. Even with a strap or two it can still be drafty with a quilt on the ground. Unless, of course, you never move in your sleep.
    Yellow Jacket

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    Quote Originally Posted by BOB1520 View Post
    If you are a DIYer... You can make one for half the cost of this one and still be in the same weight range.
    See, that's what I was thinking. I think I'd be ok with the basic sewing. It's the baffles that baffle me! I know I could make it sewn through, but I think that'd defeat the purpose. When you make something DIY, you make it customized for your wants and I definately don't WANT cold spots.
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    that quilt is synthetic it should not have baffles.....

    with the right synthetic insulation i dont even think it needs quilting loops

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    Quote Originally Posted by tiptoe View Post
    Let me rephrase. It didn't cover me completely, and I'm not talking about the part of me that is on the pad. I thought it would be really, really drafty.
    I also found the largest size to be a bit small for me and returned it.
    For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us....that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now.
    Romans 8:18,21-22

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