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    Default Firefighter Sleeping Bag

    Have you guys seen this? Anyone own one? Check out this video of them

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3jCORHLt9I


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    It is a neat idea. If I were traveling a lot around the different stations it would be a great option.

    Personally though, I prefer making my bed with sheets and the option of layering of blankets or a quilt depending on temperature in the bunk room.
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    Pretty good idea and nice features, we all have our own bunks, so sheets and blankies rule the day, but there are a few that use bags. Worth mentioning.

    Put a silk bag with it and I might sleep in a cheaper hotel room in it. Maybe with a broader market it'd be a candidate for Shark Tank. Still a little steep in price as compared to some pricey, albeit not similarly purpose designed, bags from North Face, Mountain Hardware and the like. Good luck.
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    Pretty cool. Guy seemed pretty genuine in that video too.
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    It needs flames -then the whackers would jump all over it ,maybe a "I fight what you fear " logo also
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    It's a neat idea.. some nice features, I guess.. though none that I haven't seen before. I have a cheap bag from target that I use that usually fits the bill. It's no MEC zero-bag but usually the bunk rooms are too hot anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by voyager9 View Post
    It's a neat idea.. some nice features, I guess.. though none that I haven't seen before. I have a cheap bag from target that I use that usually fits the bill. It's no MEC zero-bag but usually the bunk rooms are too hot anyway.
    Dang, I had never seen a bag like that before even looking for one. haha You must have been holding out on all of us.

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    Hey guys, I have one of these bags and I gotta say that I love it! I like it better than sleeping in regular linens. I am thinking of buying another bag so I can wash one and sleep in the other. The inside is extremely soft and the zipper helps out when you get a run. I toss and turn all night and I have no issues. I also get hot easily and with this bag I am pretty comfortable 90% of the time. IfI get too hot I will either open the bottom or I will just lay there with the zipper part open, most of the time I will wake up in the middle of the night and close it back up. I would recommend this bag to anyone who is in our line of work.
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    How much does it run for?

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    149 but free shipping!!

    http://www.knightsleepingbags.com/

    Not affiliated with the product

    Think he should bundle with the sprinkler head stopper person

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    Is this a joke or for real?

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    I'm 6'5". Does it come in "extra tall?"
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    Quote Originally Posted by 76Truck View Post
    Is this a joke or for real?


    appears developed by a US firefighter overseas that wanted an easy way to carry around bedding.

    I used A sleeping bag when in Germany, only because the bunkroom was always coldddddd

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    Quote Originally Posted by fire49 View Post
    appears developed by a US firefighter overseas that wanted an easy way to carry around bedding.

    I used A sleeping bag when in Germany, only because the bunkroom was always coldddddd
    I only used a sleeping bag at my previous (multi-house) department, due to getting detailed every other shift. Wasn't particularly a fan, and after a year or so I just took my linens instead.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tree68 View Post
    I'm 6'5". Does it come in "extra tall?"
    I have the same problem with the fire shelter I have to carry. regular fire shelter goes to about 5'10"
    the extra large shelter goes to a whopping 6'00".
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    I guess it is an interesting idea, hope he makes a fortune.

    I have a large tupperware bin that I keep my bedding in, also big enough to toss my shower shoes, towel, hygine kit, work out clothes, and sneakers (go-fasters) in when I travel to another station. Cannot imagine spending $150 bucks to store my Avenger bedsheets and pillow when my setup cost me $20, has room to spare and gives me real sheets.

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    Really nice...will be looking to buy one soon....a must have in ones possession

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    A little pricey for a sleeping bag but I wish him luck!
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