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    Gaiters - Do you use them or not?

    Who out there uses gaiters while hunting? If you use them are they calf length or knee length?

    To start this off, I use knee length and find that they are great. My primary reason is that they limit the amount of annoying hook grass that clings to trousers and they have the added bonus of excluding water from my boots in a quick in/out stream crossing.
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    I only wear shorts in the bush so use my knee length Huntech gaiters on every outting. They are awesome for keeping grass and prickles etc off my legs or thermals and are warm in the winter. Also keeps the laces and calves dry when trucking through scrub or wet grass.
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    knee length Huntech
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    Quote Originally Posted by NZHTR View Post
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    That is one thing I need to invest in before my next hunting trip, missus gets shitty when she has to pick bits and pieces off the lower legs of my trousers after a trip into the bush

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    Knee-length gaiters, always wearing shorts, got sicking of shredding my legs pushing through the bush. Just got cheap tramping ones, which unfortunately make a wee bit of noise in the grass, but maybe I just need to move slower.

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    Am i the only one that hunts in waders?
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    Short putties.Just enough to stop the boots filling with water/gravel and cover the laces.
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    Knee length, helps when pushing through the short rubbish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by veitnamcam View Post
    Short putties.Just enough to stop the boots filling with water/gravel and cover the laces.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dougie View Post
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    Not really.Gorse is for pig hunters
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    Knee length
    Took me 3 goes at sizing to get it right, but now are perfect.
    Keep my feet dry too even when water well over the top

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    Quote Originally Posted by tui_man2 View Post
    Am i the only one that hunts in waders?
    Probably.

    I wear short neoprene ones in cold weather but they get very hot so change to short canvas in warm weather. Never been keen on the long ones as they remind me of a dance programme that was on TV in the eighties, Fame I think it was called. All the actors wore leotards and leg warmers. Polyprop and long gaiters create the same image in my head. Sorry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 7mmwsm View Post
    Probably.

    I wear short neoprene ones in cold weather but they get very hot so change to short canvas in warm weather. Never been keen on the long ones as they remind me of a dance programme that was on TV in the eighties, Fame I think it was called. All the actors wore leotards and leg warmers. Polyprop and long gaiters create the same image in my head. Sorry.




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