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    reflectix

    I have the WBBB 1.7 dbl

    has anyone tried reflectix as a mid liner ?

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    I have used reflectix as a pad to supplement my UQ in the deep cold. It works really well, and you don't really feel like you have a pad under you. It conforms well to your body.

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    Like shug, i have a small peice of reflectix for my legs where my uq doesnt cover.. It works amazingly well, and as stated above, it feels nothing like a pad. Though it is a little loud, it might help to keep any hungry animals from getting too close!

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    The only down side of reflectix is that it is a vapor barrier. If you have it right up against you watch out for moisture. Something in between to breathe a bit helps. I use it with my WBBB under my feet as I don't have a full length UQ, works great.
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    It seems like it would fit nicely in between the layers of the double layered RidgeRunner. One could use the 48 inch wide piece and custom shape it to the contour of the Ridgy.

    I do have an underquilt...I wonder if there would be a way (or a benefit) to attach below an underquilt...

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    The other day I tried to find something like reflectix on this side of the pond, but drew a blank. What is the insulating matter? I need to go to a baumarkt and explain to them what I'm looking for I think...

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    Quote Originally Posted by K0m4 View Post
    The other day I tried to find something like reflectix on this side of the pond, but drew a blank. What is the insulating matter? I need to go to a baumarkt and explain to them what I'm looking for I think...
    You mean Lowe's & Home Depot haven't invaded down under yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by philszone95 View Post
    You mean Lowe's & Home Depot haven't invaded down under yet?
    Lol Austria not Australia. I've had a quick look for it here in the UK too but to no avail.

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    B&Q have rolls of it on sale in the uk. It's essentially just bubble wrap with aluminium foil on each side.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Atticus21 View Post
    It seems like it would fit nicely in between the layers of the double layered RidgeRunner. One could use the 48 inch wide piece and custom shape it to the contour of the Ridgy.

    I do have an underquilt...I wonder if there would be a way (or a benefit) to attach below an underquilt...
    No...not a good idea. It's a vapor barrier and to work right it needs to be right next to you. If you want to keep the wind from robbing your heat, try a sock, or undercover.

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