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Re: Re: Flattened insulation
It's 600 down, so that may be the difference. I believe WM bags area all 750+? I'm a cold sleeper, so any loss of warmth is felt!

In GEAR » Can you suffocate in a sleeping bag?
November 24, 7:25pm

Flattend insulation
If you have a down bag, the insulation on the bottom will be flattened, if you were laying on your back before turning on your side, eliminating the insulating value of your bag. I flip side to si...

In GEAR » Can you suffocate in a sleeping bag?
November 24, 6:45pm

Discontinued?
Does this mean Montbell is redesigning the Super Stretch?

In GEAR » Montbell Spiral Vs Super Stretch
November 22, 9:12pm

Moisture transport
That is a concern. I've done "survival weekends" with scouts using only a mylar blanket down to freezeing. It works, but I was soaked due trapped moisture. Since Insul Bright is &q...

In Make Your Own Gear » Insul Bright in a Quilt
November 13, 2:28pm

Never got around to it
Ted - This was just one of those projects that I never really got around to. Still want to try it though. I see that you have another thread going that interesting. Gregg

In Make Your Own Gear » Insul Bright in a Quilt
November 13, 11:21am

Re: Best Undies: C-9 at Target
+1 Champion C9 You can't beat the price vs function. I also own REI and EMS Techwick. I think these work better for a 1/3 the price.

In GEAR » Best Undies?
November 09, 10:52am

Will have to check
Good point - I hadn't really thought about how well it would compress. I think my wife has a yard of it laying around here someplace. If I can find it, I can see how small that will compress ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Insul Bright in a Quilt
September 29, 10:06pm

Insul Bright in a Quilt
Has anyone tried using Insul Bright in a quilt? First question is it breathable enough for a quilt. Seems I read somewhere that it was, but can no longer find the reference. While I realize ther...

In Make Your Own Gear » Insul Bright in a Quilt
September 29, 4:52pm

A Third
Overall 70% of the sales comes back to the local program. Scouts get 32% of what they sell. If I remember correctly the troop gets 5%, and the balance of the 70% goes to the council/district. Th...

In Philmont » Fundraising for Philmont, etc?
August 05, 8:18pm

Fundraising Ideas
Our troop has a crew going in 2010 and we are increasing the number of fundraisers for all the boys in the troop, not just specifically the boys going to Philmont. We're trying to avoid the ...

In Philmont » Fundraising for Philmont, etc?
August 01, 4:07pm

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