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    what to buy, WATER PROOF/WINDPROOF JACKET

    i got a refund on my hunters element jacket today ( first time out in light rain for 3 hours and i got soaked through ) so what im looking for is
    100% water proof
    100% wind proof
    breathable
    armpit heat dumps
    light weight around a kg would be nice
    packable
    quiet if poss but thats the last thing on the list

    what i dont want

    hunters element haha
    heavy bush coat
    i want water to run straight off not have a wet heavy water logged outter layer which i know its likely to make it noiseyer

    thanks guys and girls

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    https://gearlocker.nz/ridgeline-deluge-anorak/

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    I'm going to get one of these in the next few weeks.
    Not fully waterproof but they look pretty darn good.

    Guide DCS Water Resistant Hunting Jacket | KUIU

    Got a pair of Attack pants a month back and have given them a good work out. I really like them .
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    My Hunters Element jacket did the same. Light/moderate rain in the bush and I was getting wet arms - WTF
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    Hunting in the Rain
    Try this looks good

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    Donot get a macpac, bloody warranty ant worth squat, I have researched a tad and found outdoor research and arcteryx are supposed to be damn good.

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    Wetsuit? Covers all possibilities
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shelley View Post
    Donot get a macpac, bloody warranty ant worth squat, I have researched a tad and found outdoor research and arcteryx are supposed to be damn good.
    Grow up and stop bad-mouthing them.. it was a 20 year-old jacket!

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    Swazi Rifleman - a new design from them
    The Rifleman - Swazi

    Not a expert on them - but have learned to buy the best and i think Davie knows a bit

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    Kuiu Yukon. IMO the best waterproof/bombproof/breathable jacket on the market.

    Very light, compactable. Amazing hood, great pockets. Ain't cheap, but it'll do its job when it's needed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hotsoup View Post
    Kuiu Yukon. IMO the best waterproof/bombproof/breathable jacket on the market.

    Very light, compactable. Amazing hood, great pockets. Ain't cheap, but it'll do its job when it's needed.
    Best jacket I've had


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    What's the waterproofing like on the Kuiu guide? Just got one off a forum member, waiting for it too rain!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 223nut View Post
    What's the waterproofing like on the Kuiu guide? Just got one off a forum member, waiting for it too rain!
    Been raining enough here so had mine out, it beads off well, I haven't had it out for hours at all as I have the Yukon and that's the 100% rain one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 223nut View Post
    What's the waterproofing like on the Kuiu guide? Just got one off a forum member, waiting for it too rain!
    It's not waterproof. Its beads off light drizzle for 30mins or so.

    Good jacket tho, windproof and has a bit of warmth plus pit zips etc
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    Quote Originally Posted by 223nut View Post
    What's the waterproofing like on the Kuiu guide? Just got one off a forum member, waiting for it too rain!
    I wouldn't get the Guide if you're wanting a 100% waterproof jacket. The guide is more of a multi purpase jacket
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