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#7051132 - 01/24/18 10:05 AM Hunting Brands Good and Bad
Triple7 Offline
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Registered: 03/06/13
Posts: 249
Weird question maybe: What brand do you preference when you buy your gear and why?

I try and keep all of my gear the same brand so that the prints and everything line up as good as possible.Gonna try and stock up while things go on sale. Seems like Drake is leading the market in my area, I like Banded but their line of stuff isn't very deep.
What other suggestions do you have.

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#7051186 - 01/24/18 10:34 AM Re: Hunting Brands Good and Bad [Re: Triple7]
wal1809 Offline
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walmart
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#7051204 - 01/24/18 10:40 AM Re: Hunting Brands Good and Bad [Re: wal1809]
Triple7 Offline
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Not even hating.

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#7051306 - 01/24/18 11:46 AM Re: Hunting Brands Good and Bad [Re: Triple7]
rickym Offline
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Registered: 06/14/15
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Loc: texas
Most of mine is academy, Game winner. Donít have any complaints, most of it is on its third season.
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Wingshooting is like sex for me - I love doing it but I'm just not that good at it.

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#7051329 - 01/24/18 11:56 AM Re: Hunting Brands Good and Bad [Re: Triple7]
texas wetlands Offline
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Registered: 01/08/13
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Drake. Needed some customer service a few weeks back and they handled it with know problem.

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#7051370 - 01/24/18 12:33 PM Re: Hunting Brands Good and Bad [Re: Triple7]
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Dollar general
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#7051399 - 01/24/18 12:55 PM Re: Hunting Brands Good and Bad [Re: Triple7]
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I prefer anything given to me, or what is available for the right price at the right time. Just an FYI- You can find high quality name brand hunting clothes at goodwill in cities for cheap- if you go regularly and look.

IMO- Coordinating patterns is for you, not the birds. They don't care what pattern you're wearing, as long as you're not moving. But if you feel better coordinating, and have the funds to do so, by all means go for it.

The only brand I do shy away from is redhead brand (bass pro gear). I haven't had any in a LONG time (15-20 years?), but in the past their hunting stuff just didn't last as long as other gear, and was overpriced for the quality. May have changed, but that was my experience in the past.

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#7051401 - 01/24/18 12:59 PM Re: Hunting Brands Good and Bad [Re: Duck Buster]
rickym Offline
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Originally Posted By: Duck Buster


The only brand I do shy away from is redhead brand (bass pro gear). I haven't had any in a LONG time (15-20 years?), but in the past their hunting stuff just didn't last as long as other gear, and was overpriced for the quality. May have changed, but that was my experience in the past.


Try a pair of these, some of the better hunting socks I have. And if you put a hole in them, they get replaced for free. https://www.basspro.com/shop/en/redhead-lifetime-guarantee-all-purpose-wool-socks-for-men
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Wingshooting is like sex for me - I love doing it but I'm just not that good at it.

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#7051440 - 01/24/18 01:28 PM Re: Hunting Brands Good and Bad [Re: Triple7]
Triple7 Offline
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Registered: 03/06/13
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I'm also the guy who just wears brown pants cause I'm sitting in the mud most of the time. No ego about what I wear as long as I'm warm and hidden.
I tend to think that in North Texas all of the green in Max 5D is too much. Need a tanner color.

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#7051609 - 01/24/18 03:14 PM Re: Hunting Brands Good and Bad [Re: Triple7]
john paul Offline
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Registered: 12/19/09
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I held out for a really long time on getting Sitka but was given some as a gift for Christmas and absolutely love it. I will definitely be buying more of it.
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#7051618 - 01/24/18 03:23 PM Re: Hunting Brands Good and Bad [Re: Triple7]
Duckkillaz Offline
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Registered: 01/22/18
Posts: 4
If your a real duck hunter you gotta get Sitka brother! #Sikforit

You can get a whole new set of gear and waders for only $10 grand


Edited by Duckkillaz (01/24/18 03:24 PM)

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#7051919 - 01/24/18 06:58 PM Re: Hunting Brands Good and Bad [Re: Duckkillaz]
rickym Offline
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Originally Posted By: Duckkillaz
If your a real duck hunter you gotta get Sitka brother! #Sikforit

You can get a whole new set of gear and waders for only $10 grand


You must be friends with the flying v
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Originally Posted By: Grizz
Wingshooting is like sex for me - I love doing it but I'm just not that good at it.

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#7052127 - 01/24/18 10:15 PM Re: Hunting Brands Good and Bad [Re: rickym]
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Originally Posted By: rickym
Originally Posted By: Duckkillaz
If your a real duck hunter you gotta get Sitka brother! #Sikforit

You can get a whole new set of gear and waders for only $10 grand


You must be friends with the flying v
roflmao roflmao roflmao
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#7052223 - 01/25/18 05:24 AM Re: Hunting Brands Good and Bad [Re: Triple7]
Duckkillaz Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/22/18
Posts: 4
John Paul knows what's up! Guys like me and JP don't mess around. Sitka is it!

Not sure who the Flying V is...

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#7052362 - 01/25/18 08:22 AM Re: Hunting Brands Good and Bad [Re: Triple7]
Triple7 Offline
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Registered: 03/06/13
Posts: 249
$10k is right for that crap. I actually hate the way it looks too.

Mossy Oak Shadow Blade is my pattern of choice.

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