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    Senior Member XexorZ's Avatar
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    WBBB Zipper Mod (works on others also)

    I "modded" (actually just "accessorized") my WBBB so it would be easier to open and close the food-end zipper.

    I hate trying to get in / out while trying not to harm the zipper... This makes life easy (works well for me - you may be fine without (YMMV))

    Enjoy

    EDIT: Just realized the video is wayy out of sync with the Audio... Bummer :-) Looks like the audio is normal but video is playing 1/2 speed. You get the idea though.

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    great idea ....i hate trying to reach for the foot end zipper LOL
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    A leash for the zipper, LOL!

    I find that as my gut gets smaller, getting that zipper all-the-way-down-there, isn't so bad.

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    Senior Member XexorZ's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lonely Raven View Post
    A leash for the zipper, LOL!

    I find that as my gut gets smaller, getting that zipper all-the-way-down-there, isn't so bad.
    I guess I'm just lazy I only weigh 160+ and am 5'8" so it isn't a belly thing in my case. Once I lay down (especially bundled up in a bag) I just wanna stay down
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    Quote Originally Posted by XexorZ View Post
    I guess I'm just lazy I only weigh 160+ and am 5'8" so it isn't a belly thing in my case. Once I lay down (especially bundled up in a bag) I just wanna stay down
    Believe me, I understand you there. I've actually been training myself to pull the zipper with my toes. Gut be damned.

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    Nice idea, i just sit down i my BB, reach to my right and grab the zipper pull, then in one(almost) move close the zipper as i pull in my legs... But im 6.4 and have a long reach(and skinny as a freeze dried camel). This could be very usefull all geared up in winter time...

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    Functional & simple. Thanks XexorZ. Being short and loosing flexibility with age anything to deal with these deficiencies is appreciated.
    Inspiration to figure out a similar set-up for WB BugNet. That zipper is even more of a stretch to close.
    Noel V.

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