Sleeping Bag Construction: Baffles, Layers, and Shingles

10:10 a.m. on April 12, 2011 (EDT)
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This thread is for comments on the article "Sleeping Bag Construction: Baffles, Layers, and Shingles"

Baffled by baffles? Confused by shingles and layers? Here's your guide to the various construction techniques that keep down and synthetic insulation in the right places, and you warm in your sleeping bag.

Full article at http://www.trailspace.com/articles/sleeping-bag-construction-baffles-shingles.html

6:35 a.m. on April 15, 2011 (EDT)
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I realy like these articles. They help me understand what I'm buying.

Thanks

9:19 a.m. on April 15, 2011 (EDT)
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I realy like these articles. They help me understand what I'm buying.

Thanks

I'm glad you're finding them helpful, Mike. We plan to add much more of this type of gear information.

7:14 a.m. on September 17, 2014 (EDT)
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Great article, thank you. 

Any update on the above methods?

Thanks!

1:48 p.m. on September 17, 2014 (EDT)
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Thanks, lightgear. I'm glad you found it helpful.

Right now we don't have plans for more editorial like this due to time and resource constraints, unfortunately.

10:22 a.m. on April 16, 2016 (EDT)
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Thanks, you just saved me around €100 since I found out a high-end bag I was looking at was "stitch-through". Will go with a cheaper but box-baffled bag.

12:00 p.m. on June 17, 2016 (EDT)
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I have muscular rheumatism. Sleeping bags I'm buying very hard on my muscles. Could someone tell me which technique would be the most comfortable to lie on. And should I use synthetic insulation or down?

September 25, 2016
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