Amount of down in 0 deg bag
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Konrad .
(Konrad1013) - MLife
not necessarily. on 12/23/2012 20:35:17 MST Print View

They definitely did not apply the same measurements of one bag for all sizes. Here are the specs of the bag's measurements directly from the website:

Dimensions: (Regular) 84"L x 33"W, (Long) 90"L x 33"W, (Short) 78"L x 33" W

Keep in mind we are talking about a 0 degree bag here, not a 3 season bag. It's likely that EB generously sized these bags because of their intended use...high altitude mountaineering most likely. In these situations you need extra length to stuff you boot liners, fuel, electronics and other widgets into the bottom of your bag, otherwise they freeze overnight. I admit, seems a even a bit long for that purpose, but it's still a possible explanation.

I do think that it's off that they all have the same down fill...I would venture to say that that info is incorrect.

Edited by Konrad1013 on 12/23/2012 20:37:22 MST.

eric chan
(bearbreeder) - F
bottom line on 12/23/2012 20:52:50 MST Print View

use it and dont worry about it ... if it doesnt meet your needs EB will refund or exchange it to your satisfaction ...

its called a "what me worry on BPL?" purchase ...

Chris W
(simplespirit) - MLife

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Re: not necessarily. on 12/24/2012 08:19:06 MST Print View

FWIW - I just ordered a 0 F bag with 31 oz 850+ fill. Dimensions for comparison are 72" long with 62" girth at the shoulders, 55" at the hip, and 40" at the foot.

Based on limited online research, I expect it to be fairly (if not conservatively) rated.

I plan to do a review after a couple of trips.

Yes 1000
(mamamia)
Re: Re: not necessarily. on 12/24/2012 08:57:54 MST Print View

Which brand is your bag?