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StaCool vests #65793
05/12/06 11:22 PM
05/12/06 11:22 PM
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BigB  Offline OP
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It's getting pretty hot here in the desert and I have been getting a LOT of attic work. I was thinking of buying a cooling vest. Do any of you have any experience with these? The pricing varies a lot on the different brands, but StaCool claims to be the best.

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Re: StaCool vests #65794
05/13/06 12:46 AM
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Used them on the bike and they worked good. The pricey ones worked the best but for attic work I think I would get a cheep one first because the dirt may be a problem. Let us know how it works out for you. Rod

Re: StaCool vests #65795
05/14/06 09:21 PM
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Did you have the kind with the cold packs or the kind you soak in water?

Re: StaCool vests #65796
05/15/06 02:47 PM
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I've used the kind you soak in water. Has to be dry out, these probably don't work in the midwest. They worked pretty well, kept the body temp down.

A better idea may be to see if you can do your attic work at 5-8 in the morning. I know of a few HVAC companies that do this, and the early riser customers don't mind it a bit. Actually, they like it because they don't have to take time off work to let the guys in.


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