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Thread: Thermals

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    Thermals

    Right Folks!

    My 3 pairs of longJohns are F$&@!D and I desperately need 3 new thermal tops as I have 2 Tahr hunts. As it's been a while since I bought them I'm after people's opinions.

    I like the H&F thermals and the HE ones along with the ridge line Bamboos.

    Thoughts folks?

    I really appreciate the feedback.

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    I have always used Ice Breaker.
    Expensive, not overly hardy but are very warm, great moisture wicking and you don't smell so bad quite so quick

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rock river arms hunter View Post
    Right Folks!

    My 3 pairs of longJohns are F$&@!D and I desperately need 3 new thermal tops as I have 2 Tahr hunts. As it's been a while since I bought them I'm after people's opinions.

    I like the H&F thermals and the HE ones along with the ridge line Bamboos.

    Thoughts folks?

    I really appreciate the feedback.
    Under Armor base 1.0 or 2.0

    Heaps easier to dry than anything Merino

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    Cheap merino from the red shed.... Seems to be lasting ok.

    Often go for a crap synethic base layer and a heavy icebreaker, depends on the trip

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    postie plus....got em in nato green and price is less than $15 whats not to like??????

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    Quote Originally Posted by shift14 View Post
    Under Armor base 1.0 or 2.0

    Heaps easier to dry than anything Merino

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    IMO Merino is anrip off... It doesn't last more than one season without ripping to bits and as mentioned is real hard to dry.. Cheap Macpac thermals do the job up here, layer up and stay warm.....

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    I love Merino but wouldn't wear it for leggings but then nothing lasts as leggings.
    At least if you get wool wet it still keeps you warm.
    Polypropylene is the devil.

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    I'm actually on my leggings from 5 years ago and they get used for snowboarding etc too.
    Holes in the knees know though. I've never struck this hard to dry issue though as I just keep wearing them and they dry as I go, I take them over hunters elements so called wet weather pants.

    I just personally find poly makes me super cold as it keeps my sweat next to the skin and when I sit or slow down I start to freeze real quick.

    To each his own though
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    I don't wear thermal leggings often, but a big fan of merino for tops. Generally get macpac stuff when it's on sale or clearance.

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    I use BASE
    They are real comfy, harder wearing than normal polyprop.
    Best of all great value for $$

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    Merino with gamegear leggings over the top.

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