Duvets or sleeping bags?

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  1. Keypresser

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    Just changed from a caravan with fixed double bed to a MH with 2 singles.
    We have been out in the MH twice before the snow came and used single duvets which were ok but cold on the rear end at 3.00 in the morning!
    Any views on preference i.e.
    warmth
    ease of cleaning
    thx Chris
     
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    Last weekend we used our 10.5 tog double duvet in the overcab & as we were on EHU we had the oil filled rad on low all night & we were toasty :)

    Duvets v sleeping bags is personal preference in our opinion.
     
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    Extra pair of these should keep your rear end warmer:D imgres.jpg
     
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    Duvet every time.
     
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    Duvets every time, and a single one each even in a double bed - wraps yourselves up nice and toasty - we don't like sleeping bags ourselves, but personal preference. We have 4.5 tog duck and down ones but when its cold we always take an extra blanket.
     
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    We used sleeping bags in the Autoquest when we had to make up the bed each day but use a duvet on the fixed bed in the Burstner.
     
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    We sleep on top of old flat sleeping bag with duvet over us. Then if it gets really cold during night it is easy to slip easily into old bag for extra warmth. Works a treat.
     
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    We use a wool duvet lovely and warm as well as cool in the summer. I sewed two single duvet bags together and put a duvet in one of them for the girls. they work like huge sleeping bags :) That way they sleep head to two and have the space of a duvet. We don't like being restricted by a sleeping bag.
     
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    We use the sofas as single beds, I use a silk filled duvet and use it all year round as it keeps you warm when its cold and cool when its not. Ray likes to use a sleeping bag but I don't find them very comfortable.
     
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    I have the same dilemma. I will be making a bed up every night. I wondered whether an extra wide silk sleeping bag liner, with a duvet over would work. I am not a big fan of sleeping bags. Would also reduce the areas available for biting insects to attack. Has anyone else tried this method?
     
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    King size Duvet .....but we do have a huge over garage bed:)
     
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    fitted sheets and king size duvet, lovely and warm
     
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    Duvet or sleeping bag.

    A good quality sleeping bag can be effectively used as either.(y)
     
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    Duvelay with lovely topper and built in duvet with choice of summer or winter togs.
     
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    We have done both. Double sleeping bags are just a bit too constricting for my liking. We bought a special double sleeping bag which wasn't designed to be split into singles but it was too slippy so we have reverted to a King size duvet with a fleece blanket if needed.
     
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    Sleeping bags?
    Its a bloody expensive tent that you lot own!:)
     
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    Duvet every time.

    Can't stand sleeping bags.
     
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    I tried that excuse and got a slap !:getmecoat: sorry !!:whistle2:
     
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    I wondered if I should say that and who would be the first to come up with that, by Golly, I was right!!
     
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    Ditto!
     
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