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    Rain coat.

    What is the best out there at the moment?

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    Sitka.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BRADS View Post
    Sitka.
    $899 is a lot of coin though and for only GoreTex? I thought that had been succeeded buy other membranes?

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    Yeah you'd be crazy two pay that money for a coat.
    Mine is the older model it was 4 hundy new from memory.
    Really rate it in the crap.
    Being a farmer out in all sorts of shit weather I've tryed a lot of coats
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    Quote Originally Posted by BRADS View Post
    Yeah you'd be crazy two pay that money for a coat.
    Mine is the older model it was 4 hundy new from memory.
    Really rate it in the crap.
    Being a farmer out in all sorts of shit weather I've tryed a lot of coats
    No one knows coats like a cockie!!!


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    I don't want to know how it preforms while sitting on my ass on a quad bike, I want to know whats its like pushing through scrub!!!


    No, I'm kidding, thanks for the feed back, I will try to find a cheaper price on them and then see...
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    I have Hunters Element XTR and Rate it, has performed well for me in some real shit weather. I have full length zip but can get a pull over type as well.

    Have not used for a heap of scrub bashing, held up very well so far to the abuse I have put it through though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dino View Post
    I have Hunters Element XTR and Rate it, has performed well for me in some real shit weather. I have full length zip but can get a pull over type as well.

    Have not used for a heap of scrub bashing, held up very well so far to the abuse I have put it through though.
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    I have one too and love it but dont know how it would go pushing through rough stuff


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    I have the h&f shearwater which has certainly kept me dry. Coped ok with the rough stuff, tho I was surprised how heavy it became in the rain. But, it worked, and I was happy. They're cheaper now and I think their new fabric might be lighter in weight.

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    Check out the Arc'Teryx Theta AR or SVX. Expensive (especially the SVX) but looks like a really solid option. I am going to get an AR once I scrap together the funds and hopefully find one on sale somewhere...
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Claw View Post
    Check out the Arc'Teryx Theta AR or SVX. Expensive (especially the SVX) but looks like a really solid option. I am going to get an AR once I scrap together the funds and hopefully find one on sale somewhere...
    Will have a look cheers.

    Anyone tried the new Tahr XP? or any of the newer Swazi coats? What are they like for weight?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wildman View Post
    What is the best out there at the moment?
    For hunting I would say a quality poncho, keeps you dry, your pack dry and your rifle out of the elements...can use it to build a fly or groundsheet.
    One of those clear plastic toss away one's are good to have in your daybag for when caught out in the weather...you may look a dork...but a dry dork.
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    Which is worse, ignorance or apathy...I don't know and don't care.

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    Hmm might need a poncho a day for 10 days in fiordland...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wildman View Post
    Hmm might need a poncho a day for 10 days in fiordland...
    In Fiordland, why not wear a divers wet suit...about as dry above as below
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    Which is worse, ignorance or apathy...I don't know and don't care.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wildman View Post
    Hmm might need a poncho a day for 10 days in fiordland...
    What block you get?
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