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    golite quilt

    Florida hanger here. The temp plunged to the 40s last night so I tried out all my cold weather gear. Phoenix under quilt and the golite quilt. I was toasty as expected. the quilt was extremely useful in the hammock, many times easier to use than a sleeping bag. I am 5'10" and purchased the long it filled my hammock with downy comfort. Getting in was simple, fold the quilt in half toward the foot end feel around in the dark for the foot strap then push your feet into the foot box. Last simply pull the quilt to your neck. Golite seems to have these on sale frequently gets 5 stars for price and workmanship.

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    They are sadly out of stock and their new line will be priced around $230.

    I was looking to get one but was disappointed when I heard that news.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amwolffman View Post
    They are sadly out of stock and their new line will be priced around $230.

    I was looking to get one but was disappointed when I heard that news.
    I'm curious where you heard the price point. Have they announced?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Davigilante View Post
    I'm curious where you heard the price point. Have they announced?
    The rep told me around $230 and it would be out mid March

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    I have two of these and they are the bomb. I can use my 1+ season down to about 35 degrees with no cold issues when used with my HG 0 degree full length underquilt.

    Great quality at a great price. I scooped up the 1+ and the 3 season the last time they were in stock. In my humble opinion you can't go wrong with these...when you can get them.

    G-Nut

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    Bummer. I wonder if they're changing the insulation? I have 2 of them & they're good to about 40*.

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    I absolutely love my Golite quilt. Got lucky and picked up one of the last of the "1 season" quilts - but someone goofed, because I have been warm down below freezing with mine. Not complaining, though!

    I will definately be on the lookout for one or two more for the family.
    It could be that the purpose of my life is merely to serve as a warning to others.

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    I could kick myself, it was only $99. Ive just been looking for something lighter. It only saves 4 ounces to my marmot bag but then it would have been a whole lot easier to get in it than my marmot.

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    I got the green 1 season Golite quilt rated to 40* while it was on sale also. I have used it a couple times now with my AHE Jarbidge (rated to 20*) and a CCF pad for my feet and have been comfy down to about 25* where long underwear and wool socks.

    I should have gotten a 2nd one....maybe the 3 season. Oh well.

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    I bought two of the 1 season quilts when they were on sale this past fall (a long one for me and a regular one for my daughter). Since I live in FL they are really more like 3.97 season quilts

    I got to test it out last weekend when the temps dropped to about 40 or maybe a little below. I had on some long underwear and ended up being too warm and had to vent. I'm pretty sure that if I wear my long underwear and another layer or two I can get it down to freezing or a smidge below.

    I'm very happy with this quilt and am confident that it will work for almost the entire year in FL.

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