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    Sports Authority Down Throws

    A couple weeks ago at MAHHA, Dennis told me that Sports Authority has cheap down throws for $20 so I went looking since I want to make under quilts for my two indoor Brazilian hammocks. Well I got lucky because they were marked down to $9.97. As with most stores, anything ending in .97 means its discontinued. I grabbed 8 planning to use them as the building blocks for both under quilts and top quilts for my indoor hammocks plus helping setup a friend's daughter who is also moving to fulltime hammock sleeping.

    You'll find these in the camping section near the sleeping bags and pillows. Good hunting.
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    I picked up one last June when they were $20 Now I'll see if I can get a couple more at that price.
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    Gonig to go by after work tomorrow and will be keeing my fingers crossed.

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    Awesome! I just picked up a couple. I walked in just before they closed tonight and was the reason for them to announce over the loud speaker for all shoppers to get out

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    hey what material is it made of?
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    About 3 months ago I bought 2 of these. I could not believe they were so cheap. I got them for $9.97 a piece as well marked down. I believe they still have more so I think I might pick up some more. For the past 2 overnights these 2 quilts have been my top insulation. On a 44 degree night acompanied by the crowsnest they worked great which I was surprised seeing how there is very little loft. The other day I tried them on a 31 degree night and it was aweful haha. I figured they wouldn't work and since it was just my back yard no harm done. Went inside after 3 hours of cold. I mainly wanted to see if I could handle it with these on a real trip in 32 degree weather before I had a real bad night seeing how they're all I have for top insulation.

    They weigh 47oz a piece according to my scale. Which is heavy so I planned on removing the duck down and making a shell using both quilts loft. Just haven't got around to it yet. Oh and I have to learn to use one of them fancy thread injectors.

    Knotty, if you could please keep us posted about these I would love to know what you ended up making with them and how it turned out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TraumaRN View Post
    hey what material is it made of?
    The shell is 100% polyester and is 50x60 inches.

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    Anybody running to SA, if you'd be interested in grabbing me a couple, I will re-imburse.

    I would appreciate it. I can not find the blankets on the site.

    PM me. Thanks.
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    How warm are these blankets just out of curiosity? Im gonna have to try and make it over to sports authority today during my break at work.
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    Hmm, wife and I headed to The Big Smoke today, might check on this. Gargoyle, I'll get you one if they are there.

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