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Old 12-20-2013, 06:15 PM
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Any thoughts or experience regarding multi-temp bags?

I'm looking at a couple multi-temp bags, like the Kelty Tumbler 40/60. Does anyone have any experience with these bag systems, or even just thoughts to sha NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-20-2013, 07:52 PM
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I'd advise you to look at the Kelty Galactic 30 if you're wanting a standard rectangular bag. Keep NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-20-2013, 09:25 PM
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Thanks, Ben. The bulk is one thing I'm questioning. I've tried a mummy and I don't like feeling li NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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Old 12-21-2013, 06:33 AM
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Old 12-21-2013, 10:16 PM
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honestly, the best way to have a multiple range bag is to go with what the US army did, and use laye NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-21-2013, 11:31 PM
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I've been looking at a lot of semi-mummy type options. All of them seem to keep tiny foot-box idea NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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