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Nick K
(nkline) - MLife

Locale: Northeast U.S.
PolarGuard 3D or PrimaLoft Sport ? on 06/02/2009 14:25:18 MDT Print View

Pro's and Con's of each? Differences? Which would you recommend for a quilt and why?

Thanks,

Nick

Bill Fornshell
(bfornshell) - MLife

Locale: Southern Texas
Re: PolarGuard 3D or PrimaLoft Sport ? on 06/02/2009 15:23:18 MDT Print View

Hi,

Both are a poor pick, go with Climashield XP.

It is worth the little bit of extra money if any.

Brad Groves
(4quietwoods) - MLife

Locale: Michigan
Re: PolarGuard 3D or PrimaLoft Sport ? on 06/02/2009 15:37:20 MDT Print View

I'd second Bill on the Climashield; I like the Combat version at Thru-Hiker. I wouldn't say that Polarguard is a bad option; it's a little heavier and bulkier than the Climashield, but both of these are continuous filament insulations. I've had pretty rotten luck with the durability of Primaloft, it seems to pack down more prematurely than other synthetics.

Bill Fornshell
(bfornshell) - MLife

Locale: Southern Texas
PolarGuard 3D or PrimaLoft Sport ? on 06/02/2009 19:48:14 MDT Print View

Hi,

I should have added Combat along with XP. You can pick one or the other based on the ounce per sq yard type of insulation you are looking for.