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#6206265 - 03/01/16 08:54 PM Anyone wear gaiters?
syncerus Offline
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Registered: 12/01/08
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Loc: Dallas, TX
Not the anti-snake kind, just the ones that keep thorns, seeds and maybe ticks out of your boots and socks.

Any suggestions?
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#6206480 - 03/02/16 02:57 AM Re: Anyone wear gaiters? [Re: syncerus]
dawaba Offline
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Registered: 10/22/06
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Loc: Big Eddy Road, Noonday
Boyt Safari gaiters seem popular with PHs over in Africa. For some time, I wore the gaiters made by Texas Hunt Company(?), but now I own 2 sets of Boyts, which I like much better. MidwayUSA has them, I believe, and for a good price.

Last time I was in Africa, my PH said he was having a hard time finding the Boyts, and his were getting thread-bare, so I bought several pair and gave a set to the PH.
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#6206492 - 03/02/16 05:47 AM Re: Anyone wear gaiters? [Re: syncerus]
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Registered: 08/26/08
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Have a set from cabelas that are made well. Keep an eye on them and they will go 30-40% off when on sale.
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#6219970 - 03/11/16 05:16 PM Re: Anyone wear gaiters? [Re: syncerus]
syncerus Offline
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I'll pick up a pair of the Boyts with my next Midway order. Thanks for the input everyone.
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#6220071 - 03/11/16 06:47 PM Re: Anyone wear gaiters? [Re: syncerus]
P_102 Offline
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Registered: 09/23/08
Posts: 1070
Loc: Grapevine
Wore them for years pheasant hunting in Kansas, always got them from army/navy stores...haven't found any for a long time.
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#6229202 - 03/19/16 10:44 AM Re: Anyone wear gaiters? [Re: syncerus]
cattle69 Offline
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Registered: 02/15/06
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Kennetrek makes a good one. For mountain type hunting it is one of the more important pieces of gear in my opinion.
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#6230957 - 03/21/16 07:09 AM Re: Anyone wear gaiters? [Re: syncerus]
tractorred Offline
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Registered: 04/21/07
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wore them last year hunting in NM in foot of snow

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