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#6908882 - 10/04/17 02:41 PM New pants
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THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 9129
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Well, the elk hunt is coming up. And I tried on the wool, bib overalls that I've worn on the last two elk hunts, several years ago. You guessed it - I could barely wiggle my hips and old-man gut into them. Man, I'm getting tired of this crap. These things weren't cheap. I now have a new pair of Kuiu pants coming. First, I was pissed about not fitting in the overalls and then, I notice Kuiu only goes up to 40 waist. Dam young whipper snappers; that's age discrimination. This hi-tech crap better work. I'm sure I'll get some side-ways glances from any wranglers in the outfit - old man in hoity toity young man's gear.

Now, I can still get into (comfortably) plenty of stuff labeled "38", so I know I'm right on that cusp of a., the cleaners/washing machine shrunk it and b., "you're becoming a fat old fart."

On the bright side - there seems to be plenty of early snow in Montana.

'Looking forward to starting my mid-life crisis road trip in 3 weeks. 'Started doing Burpees in a last-ditch, panic attack to get to some semblance of fitness. Deeam, those things kick your butt. rifle
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#6908894 - 10/04/17 02:52 PM Re: New pants [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 22840
Loc: Corsicana
You will like those pants. A whole different world than those overalls.
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#6908899 - 10/04/17 03:00 PM Re: New pants [Re: Creekrunner]
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The "Grouch"

Registered: 10/22/12
Posts: 17414
Loc: Winters
KUIU is all its cracked up to be. Youíll like them....if you can get them on. grin
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#6908909 - 10/04/17 03:08 PM Re: New pants [Re: Sneaky]
Creekrunner Online   content
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Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 9129
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Originally Posted By: Sneaky
...if you can get them on. grin


Thanks buddy. You're not helping.
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#6908922 - 10/04/17 03:20 PM Re: New pants [Re: Creekrunner]
Wacm Online   content
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Registered: 05/13/16
Posts: 882
Loc: Wimberley, Tx
Those pants are awesome. So are the Firstlite pants. You'll never go back to those coveralls even though you'll probably be able to fit in them when you get home:)

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#6908947 - 10/04/17 03:43 PM Re: New pants [Re: Creekrunner]
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The "Grouch"

Registered: 10/22/12
Posts: 17414
Loc: Winters
Originally Posted By: Creekrunner
Originally Posted By: Sneaky
...if you can get them on. grin


Thanks buddy. You're not helping.


I tried.
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#6909008 - 10/04/17 04:40 PM Re: New pants [Re: Creekrunner]
Justin T Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 09/23/09
Posts: 6070
Loc: Austin
3 weeks? Time to hit the gym and lay off the cold beers. cheers

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#6909019 - 10/04/17 04:51 PM Re: New pants [Re: Creekrunner]
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decoy

Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 42864
Loc: Metroplex
Skip the kuiu and go with Prana Zion stretch.

This coming from a guy that has kuiu (attack, alpine) and prana

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#6909020 - 10/04/17 04:52 PM Re: New pants [Re: Creekrunner]
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decoy

Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 42864
Loc: Metroplex
I will say the full length zip wool long underwear pants are worth thier weight in gold.

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#6909033 - 10/04/17 05:02 PM Re: New pants [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 05/14/09
Posts: 17504
Loc: Denton/Argyle
Just googled these and saw the prices. eek2 Didn't know I was supposed to spend $150-250 for proper hunting pants. Must have been dang lucky to kill so many animals in my old faded Wrangler camo jeans....
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#6909034 - 10/04/17 05:03 PM Re: New pants [Re: Creekrunner]
Theringworm Offline
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Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 437
I love my Prana Stretch Zion pants and shorts, doesn't get any better than that. Hear that Creekrunner - they are stretchy pants grin (insert Pic of Nacho Libre here). Bobo may be onto something here. Granted it ain't camo so they will see you coming from a mile away. bolt


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#6909049 - 10/04/17 05:15 PM Re: New pants [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 04/27/05
Posts: 17029
Loc: The Outer Limits
Man I have some clothes that shrunk in the closet confused2
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#6909148 - 10/04/17 07:13 PM Re: New pants [Re: dkershen]
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The "Grouch"

Registered: 10/22/12
Posts: 17414
Loc: Winters
Originally Posted By: dkershen
Just googled these and saw the prices. eek2 Didn't know I was supposed to spend $150-250 for proper hunting pants. Must have been dang lucky to kill so many animals in my old faded Wrangler camo jeans....


I usually hunt in the same, but when Iím putting in miles on tough terrain, the extra expense is worth it. Thereís a lot of comfort issues I donít have to worry about with KUIU that I do with jeans.
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#6909408 - 10/04/17 10:50 PM Re: New pants [Re: Creekrunner]
ckat Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 12/02/09
Posts: 1133
Loc: Lubbock Area

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#6909488 - 10/05/17 05:47 AM Re: New pants [Re: Creekrunner]
Theringworm Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 437
^^^^^. roflmao

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