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#6544877 - 11/15/16 01:44 PM Hunting clothing passed down to you
Texas Dan Offline
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Registered: 07/28/08
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Hunters often enjoy mentioning old shotguns or rifles that were handed down to them by a family member. But occasionally, you find a guy who enjoys wearing his dad's or granthfather's old hunting coat or jacket. While it's something to which I can't relate since my dad never hunted, I can see where others could greatly cherish such clothing as a remembrance to the times they shared in the outdoors with their loved ones.
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#6544895 - 11/15/16 01:53 PM Re: Hunting clothing passed down to you [Re: Texas Dan]
titan2232 Offline
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Registered: 12/29/14
Posts: 3022
Loc: Conroe, TX
My father and grandfather's guns is enough for me. Probably not gonna wear my grandpas old black and red checkered shirt
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#6544921 - 11/15/16 02:13 PM Re: Hunting clothing passed down to you [Re: Texas Dan]
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Registered: 09/10/12
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Loc: Central TX (Gtown/Austin)
when I was about 7 or 8, my feet were growing so fast and my dad gave me a pair of good redwing insulated hunting boots that I wore one season before I outgrew them. I passed my dad in height & weight by the time I was about 9-10 years old, so it would be hard for him to pass clothing down to me, maybe the other way around.
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#6544951 - 11/15/16 02:32 PM Re: Hunting clothing passed down to you [Re: Texas Dan]
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Registered: 11/16/07
Posts: 9299
Loc: CEDAR CREEK LAKE
yeah, my dad was about half my size. I did keep a jacket of his, a hat that he quail hunted in though and I inherited all his guns. (only had one sibling, a sister who is a meth head felon that cant have any guns anyway) I gave a shotgun and pistol to one of my nieces boyfriend and his coveralls to my oldest neices boyfriend and I gave his AR-15 to my oldest niece. Everything that I end up with (still not done cleaning stuff out) I will cherish forever. No matter what it is. If I already have the same item, I'm selling mine and keeping his.
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#6545005 - 11/15/16 03:07 PM Re: Hunting clothing passed down to you [Re: Texas Dan]
Txduckman Offline
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Registered: 08/30/04
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Loc: Big D
Yes but apparantly they didn't eat as much fast food back then... hammer

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#6545021 - 11/15/16 03:19 PM Re: Hunting clothing passed down to you [Re: Texas Dan]
Sirrah243 Offline
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Registered: 11/05/09
Posts: 1832
Loc: Llano County TX
I inherited my friends cammo clothes because he got fat, actually I should say fatter, than me at least grin
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#6545212 - 11/15/16 05:30 PM Re: Hunting clothing passed down to you [Re: Texas Dan]
Mako My Day Offline
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Registered: 08/26/14
Posts: 187
Loc: Friendswood, TX
My son was wearing his Grandpa's Eddie Bauer coat when he shot his first deer, made the memory extra special.

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#6545537 - 11/15/16 08:32 PM Re: Hunting clothing passed down to you [Re: Texas Dan]
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Registered: 11/24/13
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Loc: West Texas
I have 2 of my Dad's old Pendleton wool shirts as well as a few of his coats.
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#6547685 - 11/17/16 09:40 AM Re: Hunting clothing passed down to you [Re: Texas Dan]
Deerhunter61 Offline
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Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 5555
Loc: DFW
I inherited an old coat of my Paw Paws and I think I might have worn it once. He left me his pocket watch and that's what has the most value to me.

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#6547721 - 11/17/16 10:13 AM Re: Hunting clothing passed down to you [Re: Texas Dan]
redchevy Offline
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Registered: 10/25/04
Posts: 23463
Loc: Texas
Have a bunch. As a kid we had a hunter orange hooded jacket my mother brother and I all wore when we went with dad. Dad had a hunter orange suit that was a promotional thing of some kind as it had a big ditch witch logo on the back of it that we all wore till we were too tall for it. Maybe some will consider it weird, but when my grandfather passed away the family got together and split up his stuff. My brother and I were the only ones that fit in the clothes, we took home several pairs of like new wrangler jeans and more button up and pearl snap shirts than you could count. It makes me smile now when I get dressed at the ranch and put one of his old shirts on, although there are not many left now, they are slowly getting worn out and thrown away.
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#6547819 - 11/17/16 11:26 AM Re: Hunting clothing passed down to you [Re: Texas Dan]
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Registered: 02/25/09
Posts: 4117
Loc: Burleson Texas
I was handed down my Father in Laws insulated camo coveralls a couple of years ago after he passed. He had purchased them back in 1995 to go on a hunt with me in New Mexico. Had a blizzard hit us that day and we barley made it out. Still, fond memories of us being there together.
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