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    Senior Member hikerman2000's Avatar
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    Thx! Where can I find these without going online? I need it sooner than it may take to receive it via snail mail... An army surplus store maybe?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hikerman2000 View Post
    Thx! Where can I find these without going online? I need it sooner than it may take to receive it via snail mail... An army surplus store maybe?
    Precisely. That's where I got both of mine. Just make sure it doesn't say "Made in China" on the label; the issue ones have a much softer hand (important for comfort in a top quilt) and seem to be a wee bit warmer. Expect to pay $20 to $30 for a new one, depending on the store, your local prices, and local sales tax.

    Hope it helps!

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    Yea army surplus stores will definitely have them
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    I find good stuff like that at Gun Shows too.
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    Above 60 with a bugnet, a sheet works fine for me especially if any insulation underneath is being used.

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    Senior Member hikerman2000's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by wisenber View Post
    Above 60 with a bugnet, a sheet works fine for me especially if any insulation underneath is being used.
    I was thinking along those lines

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    Quote Originally Posted by hikerman2000 View Post
    I've decided to let my brother use my 2lb Marmot Aspen Minimalist sleeping bag for a long-weekend hike in the allegheny NF. Temps shouldn't dip below 60 and was hoping to use something that weighs less than 2lbs. The tech blanket weighs 3 and was thinking fleece... No way in hell I can afford a down TQ, yet.

    Suggestions?

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    Get onto the www.kifaru.com web site and look up their woobie or doobie top piece of kit i use them in warmer weather they are bombproof .
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    A military poncho liner weighs about 1 pound and will work. You can get them on EBay for about $20 with shipping.
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    SOL Escape sleeping bag: 8.5 oz good to 50 degrees. If too warm you can turn it inside-out.
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    If you are looking for an affordable TQ look at GoLite ! They have their stuff back in stock!
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