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Andy Anderson
(ianders) - F

Locale: Southeast
Adding Down to a WM Summerlite Bag on 10/03/2010 19:24:31 MDT Print View

Anybody know someone who will add a few ounces of down to a Western Mountaineering Summerlite Bag? Are there any problems with adding down to a bag? Is this a bad idea?

Ken Thompson
(kthompson) - MLife
Re: Adding Down to a WM Summerlite Bag on 10/03/2010 22:28:31 MDT Print View

Have you thought of asking WM to do it?

Ken Nguyen
(ninjapuppet) - F - MLife

Locale: B-Town
Re: Adding Down to a WM Summerlite Bag on 10/04/2010 02:24:08 MDT Print View

Hermits Hut can add a free overfill to many WM bags, but they told me the summerlite wont have enough room for overfill without down leakage.

Brad Groves
(4quietwoods) - MLife

Locale: Michigan
Re: Adding Down to a WM Summerlite Bag on 10/04/2010 11:03:16 MDT Print View

There's plenty of room for more down in a Summerlite. However, it's not a bag that WM has an overfill for... and they seem to be quite hesitant to do.

Not a problem adding the down, shoot, relatively easy to do on your own. Just un-stitch a zipper, add your down, and sew it back up. If the thought makes you uncomfortable, there might be some people on the site willing to undertake the (paid) project for you. I don't know if Tim Marshall of enlightenedequipment.com would do something like this or not; I think he's been busy just making his quilts, but maybe? Best thing to do is probably just make a forum post requesting someome to do the modification for you.