@Edmackdaddy, well, I’m not cause it’s Summer Time weather here [almost,…it’s running kinda late]!! What they may wanna stock up on are FANS, LAWN CHAIRS, OR RIDING, AND WALKING MOWERS & WEED- EATERS, HEDGE CLIPPERS, ETC, ETC, ETC!!
@Edmackdaddy@Trinityscrew, Yeah, you are so right. Sometimes, late at night, or in the wee hours of the morning, like 1-3 AM & I takes me muscle relaxers for cramps, or spasms & take me analgesic pain meds, I get a bit euphoric, and thus don’t much know what the hell I’m talking [posting] about. My Bad!!
@yakkoTDI, ha, ha, ha,… yakko, ya don’t have to kill a goose to relieve them of their feathers, any more than killin a goat, or sheep for their fur’s necessary. JSYK, Buddy & yes, I realize you didn’t ask.
@1DisabledWarVet@yakkoTDI maybe…but they absolutely die when relieved of their down. So while that’s a great thought, these are stuffed with the feathers and down of geese that were given no choice but to die solely for the purpose of stuffing blankets.
@1DisabledWarVet@yakkoTDI Wait, wait! Please fill me in on alternative methods for collecting the fur from my sheep - I’ve been using the traditional technique of skinning, drying, and then vigorously shaking the hides.
If there’s a better way, then maybe I can make some money off this damn business.
@mattig88@yakkoTDI, okay, that I didn’t know, plus I also stupidly stated that goats & sheep had ‘Fur’, so I was a bit more stoned than I thought!! I think sheep have wool, and a goat has cashmere, which may also be a wool fabric. I also thought one shears the fleece from sheep to harvest the wool for the wool’s value & so the sheep’s wool does Not overgrow, which could kill the poor sheep!! Anyway, so much about this & again, My Bad for rambling on. Maybe, I need my sleep!!🥱 So, To All, A Good Nite!
Did a bit of research: Apparently in the world of down, you definitely want goose instead of duck (which this has - so that’s good.) Ideally you want as close to 100% down as possible (it’s tough to get exactly 100%, as there will always be some feathers) but more down content and less feathers = more expensive. That said, all-down and no-feather blankets start at $150 for the cheapest no-name made-in-China blankets and the price only goes up from there, so that’s a totally different market.
So, if you do want a feather+down blanket, this seems like a decent deal. Seems like comparable no-name Amazon blankets (aka 90% feather, 10% down) are $10-20 more expensive for the same sizes, and this is a name brand.
The hotel what?
“Stationary is an adjective described to use a person, object or situation that isn’t moving or changing, while stationery is a noun used to describe a collection of office items such as envelopes, papers and cards.”
@mehvid1 There, there, reminding Meh that they’re using the wrong homophone in their description isn’t nice. You should rein in your judgment; just because they don’t have full reign over the language, doesn’t mean you should rain on their parade
@Pufferfishy Well plagiarized from the internet the difference is (I was curious too): “For the law label, “Down” is defined as the whole, unbroken down cluster. For products that are filled with only down & no feather, “Fiber”, which is not specifically named on the law label, refers to pieces of damaged or broken down cluster or feather that is mixed in with the whole unbroken down clusters.”
@kalma@Pufferfishy yeah, I’m with you. I think the high quality, full down doesn’t poke out as much. My couch, which came from Crate and Barrel and cost way too much, constantly pokes me with feather shafts. I hate it.
@Kidsandliz yes I was trying to figure out a way to work “pink slime” into the comment but just seemed too gross. But yeah, basically the “fiber” is whatever external parts of bird they don’t find useful for anything else.
@werekong Actually, I think it IS a Twin XL, because the length is the same as the listing for Queen and King: Twin measures 66" x 90’’ with 20 oz fill
Full/Queen measures 90" x 90’’ with 27 oz fill
King measures 108" x 90’’ with 33 oz fill
US standard Queen, King are 80" long so a 90" blanket makes sense.
The original U.S. “Twin” is shorter, same length as a Full, 72". So based on the 90" blanket spec, I believe this would be fine for Twin XL.