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    Insulation

    What do you guys use for insulation? My last free lance piece was one covering puffy jackets and I want to know what you guys use.

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    UA and insulated bibs and coat. The bibs and coat are Cabela's brand "Cabela's MT050® Whitetail Extreme™ GORE-TEX®." This is mine because of deer hunting whitetails in Minnesota. Stand hunting with these only because walking far and I get extremely warm very fast.

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    In my opinion there is nothing warmer than carhart or polar king for the money. I do have some cabelas berber fleece, but it doesn't compare to the carharts.

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    I'm curious as to what everyone likes better, Down or Primaloft? I'm in the market for a insulating layer for backpacking and trying to decide between the two.
    Shoot STR8

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    ScottR, where can we read your piece in puffy coats?

    I've always used fleece and a shell as needed but noticed recently everyone's wearing puffy coats so I just ordered a Sitka Kelvin Lite with PrimaLoft.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JWM View Post
    ScottR, where can we read your piece in puffy coats?

    I've always used fleece and a shell as needed but noticed recently everyone's wearing puffy coats so I just ordered a Sitka Kelvin Lite with PrimaLoft.
    I will let you know when it is published. It is being edited now.

    You will like the Kelvin Lite, my buddy who has one really likes it. I really like Sitka's Kelvin Down Hoody for the cold weather. PrimaLoft is great insulation and does really well in a lot of the early seasons, and with high activity in late seasons.

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    PUFFY!!!!!!!!! Backcountry.com - pick up a Stoic Hadron (last year's clearance colors) for around $55-$60. Might be a wacky color, but again - WHO CARES! They are ultra-lightweight. My small is just over 6 ounces. Between backcountry hunts out West and treestand whitetail hunting back East, I've used mine in excess of 100 days in 2 years and it is in great shape still.

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    Anyone use the puffy jacket from Kuiu? Considering buying one, but looking for some feedback before I buy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fat Daddy View Post
    Anyone use the puffy jacket from Kuiu? Considering buying one, but looking for some feedback before I buy.
    Quality piece! Brandon likes his, he has it in solid black. I wore one for a review and it performed well. Buy one size bigger as the fit is a little small.

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    I've got a Patagonia nano puff 3/4 zip. I love it, weighs next to nothing, and packs down tiny.. Yet, it is super warm
    My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives.

 

 

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