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#11165663 - 10/14/15 10:53 PM Rain gear advise again
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
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Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1390
Loc: Lufkin Texas
For all of the big and tall guys. Who has the best raingear? Looking at Bass Pro in tall size. Any reports on GILL coast jacket? Wondering how they would fit.... Thank y'all for the advise.

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#11165717 - 10/14/15 11:30 PM Re: Rain gear advise again [Re: Andrew Y'Barbo]
MV Offline
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Registered: 09/19/03
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Loc: richardson tx usa
have you check Cabelas bargain cave. a couple years a go I got a Goretex black hooded jacket xlt for a 100 bucks free shipped to the house. also Thanksgiving sales are coming

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#11165774 - 10/15/15 02:34 AM Re: Rain gear advise again [Re: Andrew Y'Barbo]
Flippin-Out Offline
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Registered: 02/25/15
Posts: 2167
Loc: Magnolia, TX
The Bargain Cave at Cabelas can be your friend! Many of the items are too rich for me until they start landing there. Remember, something as simple as a style or color change for the regular offerings is enough to send items to the Bargain Cave (or being off-season for the item you seek). My Guidewear Bass Angler raingear was at 50% or more off regular price. I got it off-season last winter and have been thrilled with it. It is very good, and lighter than the others I checked out so it's decent in warm weather. They have it now in tall, but not quite 50% off.

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#11165836 - 10/15/15 05:54 AM Re: Rain gear advise again [Re: Andrew Y'Barbo]
Txmedic033 Offline
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Registered: 08/13/13
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Cabela's Guide Gear gets my vote.

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#11166220 - 10/15/15 09:17 AM Re: Rain gear advise again [Re: Andrew Y'Barbo]
Jaguar6 Offline
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Registered: 04/16/14
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Loc: Mesquite, TX
The GILL is a great rain suit. Idk how tall you are but I am 6' 5' and weigh 275 and the XL fits me perfectly. Not too loose, not too tight, and KEEPS ME DRY!! Kinda pricey but at the time I thought it was worth it and today I still do.
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#11166320 - 10/15/15 09:45 AM Re: Rain gear advise again [Re: Andrew Y'Barbo]
Karl Dietz Offline
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Registered: 07/07/13
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Loc: Weatherford & Lake Fork, Texas
Check out Frabill rain suits!
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#11166443 - 10/15/15 10:29 AM Re: Rain gear advise again [Re: Andrew Y'Barbo]
Bigron119 Offline
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Registered: 06/28/07
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Loc: Lufkin, TX
Just grease up with Seal Fat. Makes you waterproof all over! banana

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#11166746 - 10/15/15 12:55 PM Re: Rain gear advise again [Re: Bigron119]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
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Registered: 06/25/12
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Loc: Lufkin Texas
Originally Posted By: Bigron119
Just grease up with Seal Fat. Makes you waterproof all over! banana


roflmao I just died laughing Ron!!!!

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#11166755 - 10/15/15 01:01 PM Re: Rain gear advise again [Re: Andrew Y'Barbo]
Undertaker56 Offline
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Registered: 04/28/14
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Loc: San Angelo Tx
Frog Toggs....
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#11166985 - 10/15/15 02:47 PM Re: Rain gear advise again [Re: Andrew Y'Barbo]
Lee in Texas Offline
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Registered: 03/23/13
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Man I looked at a LOT of them before deciding. Found my 2 piece set at Academy, H20....$69 ea (jacket and bib pants).
Easy to get on, comfortable..if you watch, they run them on sale from time to time.
Many on here folks are mentioning are great but, these (IMO) fill the same bill but at a budget price I can easily afford.
As always....the choice is yours. Just food for thought
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#11167092 - 10/15/15 03:41 PM Re: Rain gear advise again [Re: Andrew Y'Barbo]
04champ Offline
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Registered: 04/22/15
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If it's not Goretex I don't trust it

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#11167093 - 10/15/15 03:41 PM Re: Rain gear advise again [Re: Undertaker56]
04champ Offline
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Originally Posted By: Undertaker56
Frog Toggs....


have fun being wet

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#11167100 - 10/15/15 03:45 PM Re: Rain gear advise again [Re: 04champ]
Smurfs Offline
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Registered: 01/31/14
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Loc: Fort Worth
Originally Posted By: 04champ
Originally Posted By: Undertaker56
Frog Toggs....


have fun being wet
de
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#11167102 - 10/15/15 03:47 PM Re: Rain gear advise again [Re: 04champ]
Smurfs Offline
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Loc: Fort Worth
Originally Posted By: 04champ
If it's not Goretex I don't trust it
argue
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#11167222 - 10/15/15 04:42 PM Re: Rain gear advise again [Re: Andrew Y'Barbo]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
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Registered: 06/25/12
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Loc: Lufkin Texas
I can not justify a Sims suit, but the majority of gortex is worth it.

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