dymaswrote a question about Outdoor Research Transcendent Hooded Down Jacket - Men's on November 2, 2012
How durable is the fabric? I've got bad experiences with Pertex Quantum GL fabric, which is a 10D fabric and can't be worn as an outer layer with anything on your back, no matter how light it is. In my experience plastic pieces of the straps will catch on the fabric, causing it to bubble-up.
The Transcendent-Line uses 20D, will it be considerably more durable than 10D? Will it cope with a light daypack? And how warm is it compared to 60g primaloft/ 200 fleece?