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#11759721 - 08/05/16 02:20 AM Neck gaiters...
dreamweaver96 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/02/16
Posts: 96
Hey guys. I know neck gaiters are the new craze. I have pretty fair skin so any advantage I can get to keep from being burnt is awesome. I got an Academy brand one for I think 8 or 9 buck . My question is are the "name brand" ones any better? I've seen buff columbia yeti costa and a few million other ones.

I like my texas flag academy pattern but it just feels so hard to breathe out of when over my nose tucked under my costas.

Any experience with any brands is appreciated. Thanks yall.

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#11759755 - 08/05/16 06:05 AM Re: Neck gaiters... [Re: dreamweaver96]
Jimbo Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 01/18/03
Posts: 15249
Loc: South Texas
Suppossedly the difference may be in UV protection, but then again anyone can mark their product as having a high UV rating and it may have none at all.
Maybe stick with a "name brand" if you have concerns.
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#11759777 - 08/05/16 06:40 AM Re: Neck gaiters... [Re: dreamweaver96]
Jiggy wid it Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/01/12
Posts: 164
Loc: Plano TX
Check out the Gillzmask. It has a mouth vent that seems to help.

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#11759791 - 08/05/16 06:58 AM Re: Neck gaiters... [Re: dreamweaver96]
tbucket101 Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/19/13
Posts: 349
Loc: Saginaw
I have the Gillz and love it...lightweight and mouth opening
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#11759947 - 08/05/16 09:06 AM Re: Neck gaiters... [Re: dreamweaver96]
Txfiremn Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 06/04/16
Posts: 11
I have the same Texas flag gaiter but I found a Huk at Cabela's on clearance and it is easier to breath in.

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#11760365 - 08/05/16 01:18 PM Re: Neck gaiters... [Re: dreamweaver96]
stratosman78 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/25/13
Posts: 53
check out SA fishing on facebook, if you like there page you can find codes for deals and get 5 mask for the price of 1.

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#11760397 - 08/05/16 01:38 PM Re: Neck gaiters... [Re: stratosman78]
Gangster Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/09/05
Posts: 523
Originally Posted By: stratosman78
check out SA fishing on facebook, if you like there page you can find codes for deals and get 5 mask for the price of 1.


I bought 5 for $20 including shipping. And you get to pick the designs. Just use promo code SAVE80 at checkout.

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#11760443 - 08/05/16 02:09 PM Re: Neck gaiters... [Re: Gangster]
dreamweaver96 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/02/16
Posts: 96
Originally Posted By: Gangster
Originally Posted By: stratosman78
check out SA fishing on facebook, if you like there page you can find codes for deals and get 5 mask for the price of 1.


I bought 5 for $20 including shipping. And you get to pick the designs. Just use promo code SAVE80 at checkout.


How do yall like the sa ones? How do they breathe?

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#11760687 - 08/05/16 04:28 PM Re: Neck gaiters... [Re: dreamweaver96]
crapyetr Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/20/14
Posts: 1067
Loc: G'twn
i use mine for mowin' the yard...no sewn hem...pay for what u git...works fine...$3 Academy

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#11760878 - 08/05/16 07:04 PM Re: Neck gaiters... [Re: dreamweaver96]
Frank the Tank Offline
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Registered: 02/27/13
Posts: 17605
Loc: Rockwall & a lake somewhere
SA are great. Very lightweight. Very thin. Breathable.
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#11761376 - 08/06/16 03:58 AM Re: Neck gaiters... [Re: dreamweaver96]
toddfish Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 02/13/10
Posts: 762
Loc: East Montgomery County
I have some from SA fishing and Huk, and they both serve their purpose, but I ordered some Gillz and they are the best ones I own, very comfortable and breathable.

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#11762421 - 08/06/16 09:06 PM Re: Neck gaiters... [Re: dreamweaver96]
Sandwich Maker Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/21/03
Posts: 1809
Loc: Wichita Falls, TX
SA works for me, but I wet them and stretch them on a board until dry. I find I can breathe better and they don't "squeeze" my face so much when I stretch them out.
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#11763125 - 08/07/16 11:16 AM Re: Neck gaiters... [Re: dreamweaver96]
C.A.S.T. Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/03/06
Posts: 3148
Loc: Texas
The Academy flag gaiter is a heavy winter style.

The SA gaiters are very light and thin. They will stretch out over time but for the price and being able to use a different one daily or throughout the day makes them a good buy.

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