Kelty Coromell Sleeping bag?

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  1. Offcamber

    Offcamber Long timer

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    Anyone have any experience with this bag? I been looking for an inexpensive rectangular bag in the 25 degree rating and the price and size seem good.

    http://www.backcountry.com/kelty-coromell-cp-sleeping-bag-25-degree-synthetic


    I have a nice NEMO sleeping pad already. I ruled out Big Agnes bags because of the integrated pad pocket...I don't think my pad would fit in it since it has a pillow top.
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  2. mrt10x

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    it wont pack small, and I wouldnt consider for temps under 40 degrees.
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  3. Offcamber

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    I can't seem to find a reasonably priced bag that does pack down small..Mummy's won't work for me...
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  4. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    It'll be tough to find without going used. The smallest packed bags will be down and many with pack 7"x10" or so and they'll be the warmest. A synthetic bag will easily be over twice that size and likely be 10-15 degrees cooler.. But if you have the room, it may work for you. I'm not a fan of mummy bags either.

    good luck..
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  5. perterra

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    I have one, the other poster is right about not packing small but it has been plenty warm for me down to around 20º when sleeping in fleece
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  6. Maggot12

    Maggot12 U'mmmm yeaah!!

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    There's nothing wrong with synthetic bags and they'll keep you warm, but as mentioned they pack over double to their down counterpart and along with that warmth will be a 3-4+lb bag vs 1.5-2lb for down.

    So if one doesn't mind the extra weight and pack size, you could save yourself 50-60 bucks.
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  7. perterra

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    The last bag I had that was warm and packed small was probably a $400 bag.
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  8. Offcamber

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    I don't need a bag that fits in a sock....I realize the more money I spend the smaller it will get but I think this one might work for me...40F is probably about as cold as I hope to camp in....
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    That bag will be more than fine if you don't need small. I'd rather have a bulkier bag than have to fight one that fits like a condom when the night gets warmer.
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    rick3foxes Been here awhile

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  11. forsythadv

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    Try the Kelty Mistral, packs relatively small and have used when temps were in the mid 20's.
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  12. Offcamber

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    That looks like a good buy as well but looks a little to mummyish for me....
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  13. el queso

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    A compression sack can help reduce the packed size of a synthetic bag, but it will still be larger than a down bag.
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  14. Offcamber

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    Thanks for the replies. for $70 I'll give it a try...worst case is I'm out $7 for return shipping
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