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    Question How much down do I need?

    I want to make a "Peapod" similar to the Speer model. I'm considering making it good to approximately 20-25 degree. I have everything I need except the down fill. I just can't figure out how many ounces of down I would need. Also, where is a cheap place to buy enough down to make this project?

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    My Luxe pillows and comforters on eBay. They have 800 fill and if you are patient enough you can get it for $2.50/oz shipped.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mouseskowitz View Post
    My Luxe pillows and comforters on eBay. They have 800 fill and if you are patient enough you can get it for $2.50/oz shipped.
    So you're the one thats been out bidding me on the My Luxe stuff!
    I had to settle for 30ozs of 750fp - still a good deal at $2.66/oz.

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    Quote Originally Posted by squidbilly View Post
    So you're the one thats been out bidding me on the My Luxe stuff!
    I had to settle for 30ozs of 750fp - still a good deal at $2.66/oz.
    Probably not, I've had mine for several months. It took me 2-3 weeks, but I ended up with about 140 oz. Hadn't planned on that much but the last auction I won was 2 firm kings. My wife and I are enjoying using the queen pillows enough that I'm not sure we'll give them up for projects. My average price was $2.27/oz. So, it can be done if you have the time to wait.

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    Thanks

    Thanks for the responses, this will help a lot!

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    I just won on ebay for 2 My Luxe 800fp med/firm King size pillows for $179.50 shipped. Should work out to $3.00/oz.

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    Generally, how much down is in each pillow?

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Yellow Dart View Post
    Generally, how much down is in each pillow?
    I figured ~30 oz based on this post (I've read others that agreed)... https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/...0&postcount=18

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    Sorry... I completely missed that earlier in the thread... Thanks though!!!

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