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    Blaze Blue Gear

    Hey all, someone helped themselves to my hunting gear off the washing line so now i'm back to square one. If anyone has any Blaze Blue fleece thats collecting dust id be keen to take it off your hands. Im only 65 Kg so looking for S or M I guess.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Strider B View Post
    Hey all, someone helped themselves to my hunting gear off the washing line so now i'm back to square one. If anyone has any Blaze Blue fleece thats collecting dust id be keen to take it off your hands. Im only 65 Kg so looking for S or M I guess.
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    Sorry to hear that mate.

    I maybe opening a can of worms here but as I understand it blue is the worst colour to wear for deer hunting.
    They can apparently see the high frequency colours better than the low.
    Blue being higher in the spectrum.

    "Deer are essentially red-green color blind like some humans. Their color vision is limited to the short [blue] and middle [green] wavelength colors. As a result, deer likely can distinguish blue from red, but not green from red, or orange from red."



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    Would much rather a deer see me than some dick having a crack at me claiming blaze orange looks just like a deer....

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    Cheers for the message, I have always worn blue and on several occasions been less than 10m away from deer in the bush staring straight at me. Its a personal preference really and at the end of the day id rather get made by the odd deer and not get shot by a dickhead with a gun license. The Blaze Orange looks like ponga fronds so I have done away with my Orange gear.
    Thanks for the thoughts tho.
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    Muppets still shoot other hunters regardless of what colour they wear.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Strider B View Post
    Cheers for the message, I have always worn blue and on several occasions been less than 10m away from deer in the bush staring straight at me. Its a personal preference really and at the end of the day id rather get made by the odd deer and not get shot by a dickhead with a gun license. The Blaze Orange looks like ponga fronds so I have done away with my Orange gear.
    Thanks for the thoughts tho.
    No worries mate, just thought I'd share☺

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wildman View Post
    Would much rather a deer see me than some dick having a crack at me claiming blaze orange looks just like a deer....

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    Can't argue with that.
    However if im buying camo I'd prefer that it actually works.

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    Used to wear PINK arm bands for that I got from the dad that used them to identify cows on penicillin in the shed. Worked a treat I see they do have pink camouflage for girls I'd go with that now way you look like a leaf wearing that
    Who said it was a fashion competition staying safe is number one priority ah

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    Way more likely to be killed in the car on the way to the bush than shot in the bush.
    people should drive pink cars.




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    Quote Originally Posted by SlowElliot View Post
    Way more likely to be killed in the car on the way to the bush than shot in the bush.
    people should drive pink cars.




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    Don't drive a blue blaze one some toe rag will steal it
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    Do you wear your seatbelt when you are in your car?
    Its called minimising risk. If you crash, the seatbelt should lessen the physical harm you suffer. By wearing a bright blue clothing in an environment that blue isn't a naturally occurring colour I am not eliminating the possibility that I will be confused for a deer, I am just reducing the likelihood.
    Pretty simple really, but each to his own.
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    That comparison is more akin to a bulletproof vest. If you get shot it should lesson the physical harm you suffer.
    It is simple, the idea of blaze clothing is to be seen by humans but not by deer.

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    [QUOTE=Strider B;586425] The Blaze Orange looks like ponga fronds so I have done away with my Orange gear.

    I hope theres not too many out there shooting ponga fronds , they just not that good to eat
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