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slim jim
07-05-2012, 04:01 PM
Russell just added real tree max-1 camo to their apxg2 L4 gale jacket. How does everyone feel about this jacket? I wanted to get this because the price is right, at $169 it seems to be a good choice. I like to wear the max-1 camo for my high country early seasons. Any info on this jacket would be appreciated.

lawsonw
07-05-2012, 09:30 PM
I have two of these, one in Kings Mountain Shadow and one in black. IMO they are well made, comfortable and a good value for the
dollar. I like the Kings Mountain Shadow for the Wyoming backcountry.

NorthT
07-24-2012, 03:14 PM
I have gale 4 and love it. Have had for 2 seasons and looking at getting second one in realtree ap. Great wind blocking however must layer in colder weather < 35. So far it has held up well for the price. UA has a new jacket similar to gale 4 called Rut wear if im not mistaken might be similar to look at. A little bit cheaper. 139 i Believe. bought the vest at sportsmans warehouse and cant wait to use in this year in backcounty.

brookhunter19
07-29-2012, 10:44 PM
I have one and love it also!

Kevin Root
07-30-2012, 08:23 AM
+1 for me on the Russell APXg2 L4 gale jacket. Well made and a durable jacket and a good layer to the system.

CoHiCntry
07-30-2012, 09:53 PM
I've got a brand new one I bought on clearance I'll make you (or anyone else) a sreamin deal on. It's black though and size medium. I have a camo one and love the jacket. Bought another in a weak moment and don't really need it.

WYrider
08-17-2012, 05:57 PM
I am looking at this jacket for wyoming elk hunting in late october mainly. I have the under armour 3.0 base layer and a sitka traverse mid layer. Would this jacket be enough to withstand late octobers weather with my layers? (-15F sometimes but mainly for 10F weather and windy).

vhordiyenko
10-04-2012, 08:02 PM
@ WYrider.
I really hope this will help if you haven't made a purchase yet:
http://www.montanatest.com/rating-results/readresults.php?result=308

ORBucksBullsBears5
10-06-2012, 10:12 PM
WYrider, i have the gale l4 jacket and it works great. Ive worn my l4 in some pretty hard rain here in oregon before and stayed warm and dry. I can't say how well it will do in those temps because the lowest ive worn it in is in the mid 20's.

NorthT
10-12-2012, 03:52 AM
Midway USA has the gale series on sale for 100 bucks right now.

LintonOutdoors
04-04-2013, 12:58 PM
If anyone is still looking for a Russell APX Gale jacket, www.lintonoutdoors.com still has some, but they are getting sparse!