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    Where to down?

    Where can I order down at a good value?

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    Speer hammocks 900+ fill 3.1oz for $25
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    I ordered bulk from www.featherind.com . Here is the thread I was talking about it. The costs I listed do not account for the 20% upcharge for orders smaller than 20 lbs. With shipping for 3lbs it came to around $240 for 3lbs of the 95/5 grey goose down. I was told there could be a customs charge given at delivery. I will report back on that when I get it.

    With shipping it came to $5 an oz. The Speer and thru-hiker costs do not include shipping. Min order is 2 lbs.
    Is that too much to ask? Girls with frikkin' lasers on their heads?
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    Min order for feather ind. is 2lbs.

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    Sheez, 240 bucks? Would it have been better to order from Speer or just outright buy an underquilt?

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    They are making a bunch of stuff, so probably not.

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    3lbs from Ed would run $400 before shipping. The 12oz needed for a quilt costs $60 instead of $104 (without shipping). I would of offered it up to more people, but there were a few unknowns involved with the order. This way if something happens only 2 people get screwed instead of more.

    I figured the total cost of my 2 quilts to be around $290. Cost if ordered retail would be well over $500. I would have made them for around $50 less, but I went all out on materials. Even cheaper if I would use the walmart DWR I have sitting around. Using mom90 and nanoseeum instead of 1.1 oz DWR and regular noseeum. I figured if I was going to do it, I was going to do it right.
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    Is that too much to ask? Girls with frikkin' lasers on their heads?
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    Quote Originally Posted by hammock engineer View Post
    3lbs from Ed would run $400 before shipping. The 12oz needed for a quilt costs $60 instead of $104 (without shipping). I would of offered it up to more people, but there were a few unknowns involved with the order. This way if something happens only 2 people get screwed instead of more.
    Ahh, that makes sense. I guess it was more than I had expected either way.

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    being warm cost..how warm do you want to be?

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    Quote Originally Posted by blackie View Post
    being warm cost..how warm do you want to be?
    So warm I do not feel cold. I like winter hiking.
    Is that too much to ask? Girls with frikkin' lasers on their heads?
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