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    Vests

    How many of you are vest guys? I have used a few of them and really like it for insulation purposes.

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    If it is very cold I wear one- especially archery hunting. I feel they restrict you less than full sleeve coats so drawing your bow in cold weather is still manageable.

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    I have a sitka Jetstream and a Firstlite Labrador. I use them all of the time, especially bowhunting. I am tempted to pick up a Primaloft Patagonian Nanopuff this season.

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    Not into the life jackets much. Lol I bet it would help core temps in very cold weather.
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    wear em year round. got way to many to list. I even use the normal vest with my bob vest. Basically take a wool shirt that shrunk on you. cut the collar off and the sleeves to short sleeve length. great layering system. I got a very light fleece that I did that with. goes good under my kayaking dry top or under my rain shell mountain biking.

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    I wear my vest over my merino wool during archery season. It's the Kuiu guide vest and I highly recommend it.

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    Vests

    I love wearing a vest for layering. I especially like it in summer /early fall when glassing early when it's chilly and it's smaller than a jacket to throw in my bag when it warms up. I am set to upgrade to a kuiu guide vest but my size has been back ordered for what seems like forever.

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    i wear a vest over my merino wool all the time and love it also its a kryptek kratos and love it

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    I like vests when hunting and working. Helps with the core temp and doesn't restrict movement. Love them for bow hunting.
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    I have the Sitka kelvin light. I chose the vest because it is a nice addon to layering, but not excessive. I also wanted the primaloft for safe insulation if I get soaked. I don't have slot of time on it, but so far I am a big fan.

 

 

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