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do i buy the 200 sleeping bag for ds, or the 300?

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stitch Sat 12-Jul-08 23:18:44

200 says ideal for summer camping . range from 4 to 30 celcisus. the 300one can apparently cope with -12 degrees. five pounds difference.
suggestions please from people who know about this.

OverMyDeadBody Sat 12-Jul-08 23:21:55

Does the weight matter? Will he be carrying it around in a backpack or will it be put in a car and driven to campsite?

Will you only be doing summer camping?

OverMyDeadBody Sat 12-Jul-08 23:23:50

For DS and I I went for the warmer ones, as it means you need less layers to sleep in so cut down on extra clothes we need to take, but I don't have a car so weight ecomomy is very important.

stitch Sat 12-Jul-08 23:26:08

he will be driven to campsite.
sad the website doesnt have the warmer one in stock. it has others, but they are all forty pounds plus. i didnt want to spend quite that much money. sad
should i spend that and think of it as an investment?

OverMyDeadBody Sat 12-Jul-08 23:57:29

Well it will be an investment right! When do you need it by? Is there a mountain warehouse by you as they do them at very reasonalbe prices. I got DS a child's one form there and it has lasted 4 years now with no sign of weear, and he probalby camps in it about 4 weeks a year.

If you get a £40 one, and it lasts, say 4-6 years, that is only a tenner a year so not very expensive right? Although obviously if you don't have the cash to spare you don't have the cash to spare.

OverMyDeadBody Sat 12-Jul-08 23:59:56

how about this?

stitch Sun 13-Jul-08 13:13:08

thank you omdb, dh thinks we should go to a shop and get something there. [grr..] so much simjpler to get online.

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