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Offline SemperFidelis97

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Re: What rain gear you use for backcountry hunt?
« Reply #30 on: November 03, 2017, 07:29:59 AM »
Sitka cloudburst has served me well.

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Re: What rain gear you use for backcountry hunt?
« Reply #31 on: November 03, 2017, 10:05:35 AM »
Sitka cloudburst has served me well.

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I was looking at these. Thought they may be a lil loud?.... thoughts? Thx

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Re: What rain gear you use for backcountry hunt?
« Reply #32 on: November 03, 2017, 03:25:47 PM »
They aren't loud, I have used them for archery elk several times.  I prefer them over the thicker stormfront I own both, the pit zips are a lifesaver on the cloudburst.  The cloudburst set actually stays in my pack all the time including backpacking trips.

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Re: What rain gear you use for backcountry hunt?
« Reply #33 on: November 03, 2017, 09:20:00 PM »
Fwiw, my Cabela's MT 50s failed slowly over time. Trying to save a buck, I clean them well and treated them with a topical waterproofing spray. They are as good as new since the spray treatment. I will upgrade one day, but at least I'm not wearing leaky rain gear in the meantime.


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Re: What rain gear you use for backcountry hunt?
« Reply #34 on: November 09, 2017, 12:51:23 PM »
The original First Life Storm has treated me well.  I purchased the Seak in their asat closeout sale.  It looks bomb proof and not too heavy.


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Re: What rain gear you use for backcountry hunt?
« Reply #35 on: November 09, 2017, 02:36:04 PM »
Someone needs to buy this jacket and let us know how it is, itís only 800.00.  Itís from OR and built for the military.  Pants are the same price.
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Re: What rain gear you use for backcountry hunt?
« Reply #36 on: November 09, 2017, 08:00:13 PM »
Has anyone tried or know anyone that has tried this gear? Their warranty seems top shelf. Prices arenít bad either.

https://www.pnumaoutdoors.com/selkirk-all-weather-hunting-jacket
yep !!!  Bought the wapiti all weather pants and coat they are lifetime guaranteed and they worked flawless for the 3 days of crap weather during modern deer!!
I will be out all weekend wearing them up high in the snow and give them a true test but so far they are my favorite of all

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Re: What rain gear you use for backcountry hunt?
« Reply #37 on: November 22, 2017, 06:17:43 PM »
Someone needs to buy this jacket and let us know how it is, itís only 800.00.  Itís from OR and built for the military.  Pants are the same price.
Built for the military makes me laugh, the wet weather gear they give us is trash made by the lowest bidder.

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Re: What rain gear you use for backcountry hunt?
« Reply #38 on: November 22, 2017, 06:27:48 PM »
Pants- My Under Armour bids are in their second season and I am impressed, no lining but they are roomy enough I can get a couple layers underneath. They use Goretex for the WP.  Lightweight if you are packing them. 

Jackets- I have several jackets I could pack depending on temp.

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Re: What rain gear you use for backcountry hunt?
« Reply #39 on: November 22, 2017, 06:34:17 PM »
Kuiu Chugach
:yeah:  And they dry quickly even without heat.   In no heat back country wool base layer and chugach outer is a winner - sleep in the base layer and the chugach dries overnight ( or in an hour or so usually).  The mid layer is a challenge to dry in no heat tent but if you control your venting and pace you should be able to keep it dry with the chugach.

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Re: What rain gear you use for backcountry hunt?
« Reply #40 on: November 22, 2017, 07:38:47 PM »
Anyone have experience with the cheap kuiu teton gear?
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Re: What rain gear you use for backcountry hunt?
« Reply #41 on: November 22, 2017, 08:32:29 PM »
Anyone have experience with the cheap kuiu teton gear?
check their site friday first thing might get a set 40% off. 

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Re: What rain gear you use for backcountry hunt?
« Reply #42 on: November 22, 2017, 09:06:22 PM »
Cabelas  Instinct Backcountry Barrier jacket and pant look to have really good features and the lifetime guarantee if they don't work out. $500 for the set is steep but if you keep your receipt even if they break down in 5 years they will replace them or give your purchase price back to you. And the new O2 octane camo is not bad either. Seems like it will be on the loud side but hunting in the rain is generally loud anyway.

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Re: What rain gear you use for backcountry hunt?
« Reply #43 on: November 22, 2017, 09:57:35 PM »
I've had really good results with my prana pants...this year in idaho in the snow they where bullet proof and never absorbed moisture..I wore them blacktail hunting and it took 5 hours of rain and packing a deer out to get them a little wet. For a jacket I just wear a McKinley H2O jacket..just a shell, taped seams and completely waterproof..it's been bullet proof as well.  I've stopped buying into the big hunting clothes companys, to expensive.

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Re: What rain gear you use for backcountry hunt?
« Reply #44 on: November 22, 2017, 10:17:25 PM »
Anyone have experience with the cheap kuiu teton gear?

I have the Yukon set, the chugach pants, and the Teton set.  The Yukon set is the  heaviest and most durable.    The chugach is  still fairly durable but is light enough to be packable and worn over  another pair of pants.   I have never worn the Teton set, But it is extremely lightweight so I question it's durability.  So far, everything I've worn from kuiu has been outstanding.  Kuiu  rain gear is not particularly quiet but it will definitely keep you dry.  If you're interested in the Teton set I'll sell you mine.  Size large, pants still in packaging, both never worn.

 

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