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Scott Jones
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Does anybody know of a place on on 11/01/2008 23:40:13 MDT Print View

the web or here where it explains how to make a synthetic sleeping bag with "Shingle Construction". I am curious to see if anything exists.

Paul Tree
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Locale: Wowwww
nothing but a few pics on 11/02/2008 01:54:09 MDT Print View

DualMax - it shows primaloft shingles with down at the bottom.

A-Shingo - this kind has synthetic props under the shingles

Scott Jones
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Making a synthetic sleeping bag with shingle construction. on 11/02/2008 23:23:07 MST Print View

Thanks for the links. I read extensively. To think that years ago, the gear was made in the U.S. and now almost all of it is made offshore. Makes you appreciate the old die hards like Western Mountaineering, Feathered Friends, and Integral Designs and smaller specialty places like Jacks R Better, Nunatak, and Fanatic Fringe.

There are lots of how to's on synthetic quilts, down quilts, even down bags, but it is sure hard to find step by step construction of how to make a synthetic sleeping bag with that shingle construction. I would be curious to see a video of a synthetic bag being produced.

Mark LeLievre
(BluenosePlaya) - F
any luck? on 01/24/2011 07:54:00 MST Print View

I know I'm reviving an old thread, but did you ever find step-by-step instructions on this shingle construction?