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    Post by onward288 on Mon Dec 24, 2012 8:19 pm

    2012 bag issued in the last few months pics courtesy of Bolty

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    Post by 2/1kiwi on Tue Dec 25, 2012 7:18 am

    We are trialing a another bag as well! Got them just after these were issued.

    Its a light weight -10 bag and is smaller than the above one and is green, sorry but cant remember the maker.
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    Post by Bolty717 on Tue Dec 25, 2012 3:22 pm

    It wouldnt be a Recon by any chance? When I was on the Pack Trail version 2 a green Recon Bag was produced. Ive seen them before and am a little bit skeptical to the rating.

    http://www.kitbag.com.au/products/RECON-4-Gen-II-Lightweight-Military-Sleeping-Bag-%252d10c.html
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    Post by 2/1RNZIR on Tue Dec 25, 2012 3:50 pm

    Bravo Coy 2/1 trialled the macpac 50/50 ones and we were cold inside a hall.
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    Post by Bolty717 on Tue Dec 25, 2012 4:03 pm

    Should have just gone back to a good down bag like the old green Domex which were good bag for their time. There were complaints after Ex KK about the new hybrids, however so far none have been documented.
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    Post by onward288 on Tue Dec 25, 2012 4:38 pm

    Snugpak is the way forward just need to issue 2 bags a Softie 3 and a 12 would be ideal for NZ all year round weather but Brit made not their Asian ones.

    Maybe a fleece liner would upgrade the Hybrid? as Grunts tend to sleep fully clothed and are usually wet and cold to start with that voids most bags ratings the liner would provided that comfort gap layer.
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    Post by 2/1RNZIR on Tue Dec 25, 2012 4:42 pm

    They need to issue a snugpac softie type jacket and get rid of the fleece.
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    Post by onward288 on Tue Dec 25, 2012 4:47 pm

    Amen to that softshell and softie is the combo the group have the reversible jacket and we get Sasquatch at Cbt Sch.
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    Post by Bolty717 on Tue Dec 25, 2012 5:08 pm

    A silk liner is a good option for increasing the warmth but with out the bulk, also useful as blanket/sheet in hot climates.
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    Post by 2/1kiwi on Tue Dec 25, 2012 5:20 pm

    Hey Bolty, yea thats the bag we are trialing.

    As for that new bag, I was cold in the Karioi forest and no way was it anywhere near -10.
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    Post by Bolty717 on Tue Dec 25, 2012 5:35 pm

    It be interesting on the next Ex AH then, I was cold on this years and I was using a Macpac with the silk liner. Did you do a RODUM on the Hybrid?
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    Post by 2/1kiwi on Tue Dec 25, 2012 5:37 pm

    Nah I didnt but the others have put a few in. I managed to get my macpac bag and used that for the rest of the EX.

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