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Posted: 12/14/2003 1:14:24 PM EDT
I am thinking about getting some and wonder what you guys think are the best. Thanks!
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 1:16:23 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/14/2003 1:20:44 PM EDT by HillBillySasquatch]
Patagonia, capalien edit for the[url=http://www.rei.com/online/store/ProductDisplay?storeId=8000&catalogId=40000008000&productId=4174&parent_category_rn=4501407] Link[/url]. -HS
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 1:18:54 PM EDT
Get some made out of the same material as your avatar.
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 1:25:12 PM EDT
UnderArmor ColdGear gets the thumbs up from me. I've been wearing it running and xcountry skiing so far this year and it's always warm and dry.
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 1:29:46 PM EDT
#2 for Patagucci Capilene
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 1:33:25 PM EDT
Mil polypro!
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 1:39:00 PM EDT
#3 for Patagonia, capalien. ARH
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 1:49:10 PM EDT
Originally Posted By danonly: #2 for Patagucci Capilene
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HA! yeah...there is some truth in that....I'm also fond of Mountain Hardware and Carhartt gear...the brands are pricey...but they are built to last and say Made in the USA on the tag... -HS
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 1:55:44 PM EDT
#2 for under armour cold weather gear. was 13 degrees this am at 2:30, 15mph wind and snow , loaded a truck and didn't feel cold at all, guy i was working with wearing old fashion thermal underwear was shivering and bitching. hes buying underarmour today
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 2:18:12 PM EDT
No No No, you guys are all wrong. SMARTWOOL long underware is the best. I use it at work, and while skiing. Sometimes I'll layer with cappeline (sp?) goto [url]www.smartwool.com[/url]
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 2:28:20 PM EDT
silk long johns are great, very warm and very thin...they're the best for a first layer.
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 2:47:38 PM EDT
Wow, thanks guys, looks like I have some options here, but I am now wiser than when I started! I am going to look into all of these...
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 2:54:55 PM EDT
I'd go silk for the first layer, then poly pro on top. It's hard to beat polypro's. They wick moisture away from your body. One important tip to stay warm is to keep from sweating. If you get too hot and sweat, you will soon be cold and you can't get warm until you can dry off. Layers are the way to go. It traps heat in pockets of air inbetween the layers, and you can always take off a layer if you start to get too warm.
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 3:17:48 PM EDT
Filson Merino wool. Pricey but good! [:D] [devil]
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 3:27:45 PM EDT
One more for Patagonia capilene. REI makes some pretty good generic as well.
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 3:42:48 PM EDT
Originally Posted By H46Driver: One more for Patagonia capilene. REI makes some pretty good generic as well.
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This seems to be the overall favorite...Maybe I should buy one of each type mentioned and do some testing [:)]
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 3:43:55 PM EDT
#3 for under armour coldgear
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 3:45:38 PM EDT
Originally Posted By tivoli410: #3 for under armour coldgear
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Maybe this and the Patagonia would be a good start...
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 3:49:26 PM EDT
Originally Posted By TomJefferson: Mil polypro!
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#2 for mil polypros.
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 6:13:37 PM EDT
Plenty of good info here: [url]http://www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=1&f=123&t=217634[/url]
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 6:16:49 PM EDT
Another vote for Patagonia Capilene. The stuff is excellent. I also wear their expedition-weight blue long undies (kinda like fleece?) if it colder than Capilene, which is only when I am duck hunting in February or in a blizzard snowskiing. I live in Alabama for God's sake!
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 6:23:37 PM EDT
Originally Posted By N_Viejo: Plenty of good info here: [url]http://www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=1&f=123&t=217634[/url]
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Thanks for the link and I apologize to all for not finding that before posting. Thanks again to all...
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 6:43:35 PM EDT
Another vote for mil-spc polypro. Ops
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