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#11416144 - 02/15/16 05:56 PM Academy H20 Expess rainsuit
Black cat 62 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/02/16
Posts: 26
Are they worth the money? On sale now for $120 for both bibs and jacket. Your thoughts.

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#11416149 - 02/15/16 05:58 PM Re: Academy H20 Expess rainsuit [Re: Black cat 62]
Josh Fulton Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/07/10
Posts: 1546
Loc: The Vine
I really really like mine! Haven't been in anything else so can't compare! But I really like mine!
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#11416156 - 02/15/16 06:02 PM Re: Academy H20 Expess rainsuit [Re: Black cat 62]
bell0347 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/02/12
Posts: 85
Loc: Montgomery,TX
My zipper broke on my first jacket and academy replaced it no questions asked. Been using the new one and the original bibs for 2 years now with no issues.

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#11416172 - 02/15/16 06:11 PM Re: Academy H20 Expess rainsuit [Re: Black cat 62]
Chris Borden Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 03/23/10
Posts: 5390
Loc: Granbury
Like mine as well.

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#11416194 - 02/15/16 06:25 PM Re: Academy H20 Expess rainsuit [Re: Black cat 62]
Jpurdue Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/28/14
Posts: 1286
Loc: NW Houston
I got soaked through the first time I wore mine. I returned it the next day. I'd recommend spending the money to get Gortex.
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#11416242 - 02/15/16 06:48 PM Re: Academy H20 Expess rainsuit [Re: Black cat 62]
jimmye123 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/13/08
Posts: 3166
Loc: tx
Me and the wife have them, haven't been in a solid 8 hr down pour but haven't had any issues, not a warm pair but for the price and as many time as u will use them, not a bad deal...
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#11416248 - 02/15/16 06:50 PM Re: Academy H20 Expess rainsuit [Re: Black cat 62]
brennansgrandpa Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/06/08
Posts: 332
I have the new suit which is much better than the previous one. So far I have worn it twice in some good rain with no leaks.
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#11416407 - 02/15/16 07:59 PM Re: Academy H20 Expess rainsuit [Re: Black cat 62]
Frank the Tank Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 02/27/13
Posts: 20089
Loc: Rockwall & a lake somewhere
Buy it, get a can or 2 of ScotchGuard and trust me, it will not leak. I treat mine about every 6 months. Fished this morning in a downpour, I was very, very dry. Buy with confidence, just save the receipt if you have a problem like a broken zipper or something like that. Take the $300-$400 you save over another suit and spend it on a graph upgrade.


Edited by Frank the Tank (02/15/16 09:49 PM)
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#11416520 - 02/15/16 08:46 PM Re: Academy H20 Expess rainsuit [Re: Black cat 62]
Rockfisherman Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 02/21/11
Posts: 745
Loc: Dallas, Tx
I spent 3 days this last year in mine
In steady rain and stayed very dry

I am a fan. Especially for the price
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#11416743 - 02/15/16 10:17 PM Re: Academy H20 Expess rainsuit [Re: Black cat 62]
ZX 250 Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/29/13
Posts: 441
I like mine as well.

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#11416755 - 02/15/16 10:25 PM Re: Academy H20 Expess rainsuit [Re: Black cat 62]
chickenman Online   shocked
Son of Darrel

Registered: 10/04/04
Posts: 34840
Loc: Denton County
I have enjoyed mine. Haven't had it leak or anything yet. Not as heavy as Guidewear but not as warm either.
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#11416916 - 02/16/16 04:26 AM Re: Academy H20 Expess rainsuit [Re: Black cat 62]
wetduck Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/31/08
Posts: 429
Loc: grandview
I wear mine year round,at the lease riding to the blind on a quad in the boat and not stays in the truck for roadside emergency also. I layer up to fit the temp and have had no problems with it leaking or getting wet

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#11416941 - 02/16/16 05:45 AM Re: Academy H20 Expess rainsuit [Re: chickenman]
Lee in Texas Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 03/23/13
Posts: 9041
Loc: Wise County Texas
This>>>
Originally Posted By: chickenman
I have enjoyed mine. Haven't had it leak or anything yet. Not as heavy as Guidewear but not as warm either.

Just bought it last fall, worn twice. Comfortable, inexpensive compared to many others.
Go for it !!
God Bless
Lee
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#11416961 - 02/16/16 06:08 AM Re: Academy H20 Expess rainsuit [Re: Black cat 62]
Billy Blazer 300 HPDI Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/16/08
Posts: 2831
Loc: League City, Tx/Rayburn Countr...
I have one, mine is blue, wish it was black. I don't think mine has ever been wet so far. I keep in in the boat in the summer, its not as heavy as some of the others. I'm sure it will do fine for no more rain than I like to be in.
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#11417039 - 02/16/16 07:08 AM Re: Academy H20 Expess rainsuit [Re: Billy Blazer 300 HPDI]
popcork Offline
Angler

Registered: 10/19/08
Posts: 376
Loc: Bremond, TX
I have had mine for 4 years and have no regrets, it never leaked but I went ahead and put scotch guard on it anyway. Good value for the price.

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