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    I'm a cold sleeper and got chilled this summer using a Jacks-r-Better Nest UQ when night temps hit upper 40's. Would have thought it could go lower but then again I was only in boxers and t-shirt. I think it's always best to over do it when it comes to insulation. Warm sleepers may not agree.
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    I've taken my JRB Shenandoah down into the low 50's and I think I could have gone at least 10 or 15 degrees lower. (with a JRB Stealth as a top quilt)

    I've used my JRB Nest down into the mid 20's. (with a Mountain Hardwear Phantom 45 as a top quilt)

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    I agree with Medicine Man!
    For me at least the UQ is 75% of what keeps ME warm. I've slept down to (about) 50 with a No Sniv as an UQ but only a fleece blanket on top, no problems. Reverse the two & It's "shiver city" all night long.
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    I've used a 2/3 *leighs* UQ down to 32 degrees and was sweating in my old synthetic 15 degree bag.

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    I'll be leaving Yellowstone in about a month and then I'm headed to the south rim of the Grand Canyon for the Winter. I checked the weather from last Winter where I'll be... and I saw some negative numbers in there!! Ack! I might need to start thinking about a 3 season Crowsnest + pad vs. Winter Crowsnest!!

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    Not intending to hijack the thread, but, would someone please explain to me what "cold sleeper and warm sleeper" mean. I'm trying to get a good understanding of what everyone is referring too.

    Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quad&Boatcamper View Post
    Not intending to hijack the thread, but, would someone please explain to me what "cold sleeper and warm sleeper" mean. I'm trying to get a good understanding of what everyone is referring too.

    Thank you.
    Warm sleeper means that you sweat and generally are the type to kick the covers off and stick your leg out because you are hot under and in your insulation.
    Cold sleeper is a bundled up, tucked in sleeper who knows they will be chilled somewhere in the night.
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    Now my curiosity is getting to me. A 3-season will keep you warm in cooler temperatures, but what happens during the summer. Will that same UQ bake you when it is 70°? Can it work if you leave off the TQ? Thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Goblin View Post
    Now my curiosity is getting to me. A 3-season will keep you warm in cooler temperatures, but what happens during the summer. Will that same UQ bake you when it is 70°? Can it work if you leave off the TQ? Thanks!
    I'm comfortable at 70 degrees with the UQ in place. If it's hotter or uncomfortable, I can either push it off to the side (not under me) or slip it toward my head so that it's venting (not flush with the hammock bottom) and thus not working as intended.

    As the temps cool down, I can slip in back into place for comfort.
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    That's the exact reason I'm going with a 3/4 UQ. I'm a warm sleeper, so I like the ability to slide it around and vent it.

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