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    Senior Member Peg-Leg's Avatar
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    Video of my DIY IX UQ

    Quick video of my DIY IX UQ. I didn't take the time to edit, so it's as is for now.

    Shot this video near the Mt. Collins shelter on the AT. I took my wife for a very short hike there to video some gear and show her an AT shelter.

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    Good video. I like the IX uq. I just finished an IX topquilt.

    How many layers of ix are you using with the set-up in your video?
    and then

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    Two layers of IX right now. I have a sinlge layer top quilt. The UQ could use another layer or a covering of ripstop for good measure.
    If God had meant for us to sleep on the ground,
    He wouldn't have created trees....

    “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in where nature may heal and cheer and give strength to the body and soul.” - John Muir

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    Looks good...and of course always good to have a hammock model.
    I have not entered the IX world........ so nice to see it.
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    How much room does it take in the pack? IX doesn't compress much at all.

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    Both of my hiking buddies bought IX UQ from and they love em.

    Yours looks good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mrprez View Post
    How much room does it take in the pack? IX doesn't compress much at all.
    I'll do a comparison shot tonight and post. I believe it's about the same as my packed BB.
    If God had meant for us to sleep on the ground,
    He wouldn't have created trees....

    “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in where nature may heal and cheer and give strength to the body and soul.” - John Muir

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    Good video. Me likes the UQ and your surroundings there. Whew!

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    Senior Member Peg-Leg's Avatar
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    Here's a video comparing the packed size of the IX UQ to my packed WB BB Hammock. With compressing sack, the UQ would pack down very small. Total weight for 2 layer UQ, 1 layer TQ, and silnylon stuff sack is 1lb. I was off on my guess in the video.

    Last edited by Peg-Leg; 05-12-2011 at 22:29. Reason: added more details
    If God had meant for us to sleep on the ground,
    He wouldn't have created trees....

    “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in where nature may heal and cheer and give strength to the body and soul.” - John Muir

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