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    My new down TQ

    I recently completed a light weight down top quilt to use as part of a system based on an Aarn Natural Exhilaration daypack with Sport Front Balance Pockets (45 liter total volume). Pics and short description are in this album.

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    What weight are you looking with this? Reallly liking the foot pad pocket, gonna have to steal this idea for my TQ. Also, temp guidelines?
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    Nice work!

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    beauty!

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    Really nice. Looks quite warm.
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    Really nice work. You should be very toasty with this.


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    You guys are fast! I posted it, thought about it for a bit, and went back and added to the description in the album. I may have answered some of Aardvark's questions, but feel free to ask more. Was comfortable in the low 40s two nights ago, but that was with a warm insulated hammock and down booties (but no silk long johns!) I sleep cold, so I'd rate this at 50 F without extra clothing layers.

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    Wonderful work Dave, I like the foot pad/box design you developed! Wonder if you could make a insultex (or something similar) insert for it in addition to the pad to maybe not need the booties?
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    I love to see the evolution of gear... new ideas, superb craftsmanship, love and sweat put into something. Amazing work! thank you very much for sharing.
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    Wow! Awesome job!

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