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    got a old wool blanket

    from around 1944 its a old army blanket. i like to be prepared and this blanket will keep me warm in the coldest weather

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    My parents had a bunch of wool army blankets when I was a kid. They were the greatest things to have during the winter. Sadly, I think they all got donated to Goodwill over the years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
    My parents had a bunch of wool army blankets when I was a kid. They were the greatest things to have during the winter. Sadly, I think they all got donated to Goodwill over the years.
    that stinks there so warm.there even beter thena electric blanket.i dont run my heat in winter so it gets very cold in my home

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    I got mine still from my buddy who was in the Army.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    I got mine still from my buddy who was in the Army.
    thats how i got mine. first ones i got from dad he found at garage sale

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    I've got my grandfather's Hudson's Bay blanket. It's nice.
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    Itchy much?

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    I'm one of the weird ones where wool doesn't bother me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    I'm one of the weird ones where wool doesn't bother me.
    me either i sleep like a baby under wool
    but it has to be cold

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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    Itchy much?
    I have an inflatable mattress, so I put the blanket underneath me to stop heat loss and cover it with a sheet. Toasty warm and no itch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    Itchy much?
    From what I remember as a kid, they weren't itchy.
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    Mine came from the estate of one of my wife's relatives. It is currently in the back of the Jeep for emergencies/lake days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by windhchaser View Post
    from around 1944 its a old army blanket. i like to be prepared and this blanket will keep me warm in the coldest weather

    I try to sleep indoors.
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    Quote Originally Posted by trsidn View Post
    I try to sleep indoors.
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    I make enough money to afford it.
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    For those of you who want a quality blanket you can pass on to your descendants.
    http://www.thebay.com/webapp/wcs/sto...12-1019553--24

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    obviously these wool blankets are quality there like 70 years old

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    Modular Sleep System, or Improved Modular Sleep System. You'll never be cold at night again.

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    We pretty much only have wool blankets. All of them are 40 + years old and passed down to us. I have a Swiss army blanket from that is supposedly from WWII. I got it for $5. Omaha Militia in FT Worth Tx 25 years ago. Itch isn't a problem because if it's cold enough for a blanket we are wearing pajamas that prevent itch. Two years ago my son and I were camping, there was an unexpected and freakishly cold snap. It got down to -15 any we only had three wool blankets between the two of us but we were fine.
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    Send your extras to Ruben, he could use them with the cold snap they're having in Arkansas now.

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    Kifaru Woobie anyone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cache View Post
    Kifaru Woobie anyone?
    That looks interesting and I wouldn't mind trying it out but at $189 I will have to stick with my wool blankets.
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    It's hard to beat Pendleton Wool for value and quality http://www.pendleton-usa.com/categor...21/pc/1816.uts
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    Quote Originally Posted by overthehillmedi View Post
    I would like the Sea wolf blanket in Queen or King but........http://www.pendleton-usa.com/product...KET/169460.uts
    but...it's all too beautiful?

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