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Jacket tuning (de-insulation)

 Poster: A snowHead
Poster: A snowHead
For no good reason I recently sold my really good shell jacket, since I had been in the hunt for a new one...probably about £250-300 for discounted top brand one (sport pursuit, etc). Not super keen on that since I rather spend on trips itself... a good second-hand jacket not much cheaper really and never sure about how well will fit when you buy online. I have neglected for years my very first ski jacket from decathlon, it is their mid-to-top range I think and actually very weather-proof... it looks nice, fits well but the problem is that I don't tolerate hot and it's well insulated... hardly get cold enough days that I would consider using it so tried to sell few times, no luck for a fair price really, brand-wise its not very attractive as second-hand sale, no matter how decent it is really.

So already regretting selling my shell and having nothing to lose anyway decide to remove the jacket's insulation - did few internal holes in the internal fabric and got all of it out. I will still try to get them repaired or all the fabric removed at all but overall I'm happy that saved some good money and helped a bit the environment upcycling something (to my requirements)...

Still not clear how will perform but it does feel promising! Curious to know if many more people done it ?!

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