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    Exclamation ViDEO: Sleeping Bag as Top Quilt in Hammock and Pads

    I have gotten some inquiries about using a sleeping bag in the hammock as opposed to using a dedicated Top-quilt...the hammockers choice.
    Sure....sleeping bags work well but it is a task and fight to try and zip a bag up whilst in the hammock.
    **See the sleeping bag used in "quilt" mode.
    **A tip to make it easier to zip up the bag in the hammock
    **Pads....work well if you don't have or want an Under-Quilt.
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    Nice video shug! Thanks!
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    Mighty good ... as always Shugrow ... and may I say ... dang fine looking family ya have there!

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    Thanks for the video. Always nice to welcome people with less money into the game.

    I'll check out Chautauqua's site.
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    Great video Shug! Still using the Montbell bag with a 3/4 zip myself, exactly the way you describe. Like the idea of the topquilt, but just can't quite pull the trigger when this sleeping bag works so well. Maybe a topquilt will come eventually, but me thinks I need some cuben goodness hanging above me first!

    Cheers!

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    i see an oscar nomination in your future. great stuff!

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    only thing that stinks about my bag is that theres no bottom insul, its a they are big agnes's
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    Nice Vid. I am an "unzipper" myself w/40F down sleeping bag. Works well so far down to about 30F.

    I almost cried when you cried...actually thought it was pretty good acting.

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    Thanks! Definitely info I can use in my near future.

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    Another Great video! I've been doing the two pad trick and unzipped bag for close to 20 years as a ground sleeper and almost that long in the air. ;-)

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