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    Question who uses a 20* topquilt in the summer

    hey just ordered one...dont feel like spending more money than necessary so i was just wondering who used their 20* topquilt in the summer and how does it work for you? anny tips would help

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    I don't but my wife does. If she gets too warm she just uncovers. I think you will be fine as long as you want to carry a heavier quilt.

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    I have a 20 sleeping bag I use as a top quilt, even in the summer, and I just use more or less of it as required (read venting).
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    Quote Originally Posted by joker View Post
    hey just ordered one...dont feel like spending more money than necessary so i was just wondering who used their 20* topquilt in the summer and how does it work for you? anny tips would help
    I use a 20 Golite quilt all year round- I sleep cold, but I just vent when I am warm
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    I have used a 20 as well. Simple enough to stick a leg or two out and vent when needed.
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    before I got a topquilt this spring, I used a 15 degree bag year round without any problems. That's why they call then "3 season" quilts.

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    In SC during the summer, you don't want anything to do with a TQ, or UQ. Too hot, too muggy, and too buggy.
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    joker, I use a 20 degree bag in the summer, but northern michigan summer nights can easily be in the 40's. When really hot, I vent or get rid of it altogether. One really hot humid night, low of 75, sticky humidity of 99%, I had nothing on, no covers and poured water from my water bottle over me and it soaked the hammock. Pure bliss, I was cool and comfy the rest of the night. That is the only time I have had absolutely nothing in Michigan.

    You can easily adjust comfort with what you have on top as well as underneath you.
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    if it's going to be really hot at night, above 70*, then maybe opt for a lightweight fleece liner over a TQ.. but it is very easy to vent with a TQ and the weight probably about the same if not heavier to go with the fleece
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