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#12609062 - 02/03/18 04:08 PM GORE-TEX vs Other Material Rain Suits
B. Dill Offline
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Registered: 07/16/13
Posts: 644
Loc: Houston
Is there other material out there that's as good as GORE-TEX with blocking wind and water? Over the last 5 years, I've exclusively used GORE-TEX when fishing in cold wet weather, when snow skiing and love it but it comes at a premium cost.

I'm looking to replace my BPS 100MPH (GORE-TEX) with something that isn't insulated and lighter but after a bad experience with material other than GORE-TEX I'm afraid to try other stuff.

Anyone have any experience with rain suits that promises they are 100% windproof and waterproof?


Edited by B. Dill (02/03/18 04:09 PM)

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#12609067 - 02/03/18 04:12 PM Re: GORE-TEX vs Other Material Rain Suits [Re: B. Dill]
senko9S Online   content
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Registered: 10/15/03
Posts: 22514
Loc: Bedford, TX
bps has some lighter weight gortex suits for around what you're asking for your 100mph set I believe. someone should jump on your set at that price.
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#12609079 - 02/03/18 04:23 PM Re: GORE-TEX vs Other Material Rain Suits [Re: B. Dill]
flukeman83 Online   content
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Registered: 06/19/14
Posts: 766
If you are talking wet & COLD, you better stay with that Gore Tex

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#12609177 - 02/03/18 06:16 PM Re: GORE-TEX vs Other Material Rain Suits [Re: B. Dill]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
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I don't know of a cheaper form of GoreTex, But......I do know of a more expensive version....GORE-TEX PRO.
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#12609227 - 02/03/18 07:05 PM Re: GORE-TEX vs Other Material Rain Suits [Re: B. Dill]
Mark Perry Online   content


Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 51555
Loc: Highway 1
Heck of a sale on this Simms suit. I have the Simms Challenger suit which is not GoreTex and I love it. This one is GoreTex though but priced right....

http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Simms_Contender_Rain_Jacket/descpage-SCJK.html

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#12609236 - 02/03/18 07:10 PM Re: GORE-TEX vs Other Material Rain Suits [Re: B. Dill]
MV Online   content
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Registered: 09/19/03
Posts: 3882
Loc: richardson tx usa
check out hunting clothes with goretex. if you dont mine camo. cabelas is having a sale.

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#12609280 - 02/03/18 07:29 PM Re: GORE-TEX vs Other Material Rain Suits [Re: B. Dill]
Pumadon Offline
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Registered: 01/29/03
Posts: 1166
Loc: Royse City, Texas
BPS used to have an XPS series that is GoreTex and is very good and was less then 100mph, they have a Bone Dry series that is even less and very good and lighter. I have all three and each has it’s own application.
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#12609281 - 02/03/18 07:29 PM Re: GORE-TEX vs Other Material Rain Suits [Re: B. Dill]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 7205
Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
I use Cabela's guidewear goretex and it's pretty thin. No problems yet

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#12609297 - 02/03/18 07:37 PM Re: GORE-TEX vs Other Material Rain Suits [Re: B. Dill]
Chris B Online   content
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Registered: 05/02/03
Posts: 7510
Loc: Prosper, TX
My 100mph gear is uninsulated. Been wearing it for 15 years and cant kill it.
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#12609302 - 02/03/18 07:38 PM Re: GORE-TEX vs Other Material Rain Suits [Re: B. Dill]
wtf242 Online   content
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Registered: 10/26/16
Posts: 137
Loc: Austin, TX
The bass pro 200MPH is lighter and less insulated. I prefer it over the 100mph. It allows me to layer, and take off layers as it gets warmer and warmer.

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#12609320 - 02/03/18 07:49 PM Re: GORE-TEX vs Other Material Rain Suits [Re: B. Dill]
that1time Online   content
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Registered: 02/24/14
Posts: 551
What’s is everyone’s opinion on gortex or 100mph suits vs Simms, at whatever the best is in each version, regardless of price? Or is there another suit or brand that if you can afford it is even better?

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#12609326 - 02/03/18 07:53 PM Re: GORE-TEX vs Other Material Rain Suits [Re: that1time]
senko9S Online   content
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Registered: 10/15/03
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Loc: Bedford, TX
I own 100mph, but wish I could afford Simms.
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#12609464 - 02/03/18 09:12 PM Re: GORE-TEX vs Other Material Rain Suits [Re: B. Dill]
littlewheel Offline
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Registered: 07/17/12
Posts: 729
Loc: Gladewater , Tx
Idigear.com Arctic Armor.

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#12609571 - 02/03/18 11:14 PM Re: GORE-TEX vs Other Material Rain Suits [Re: B. Dill]
Okyakfishing Offline
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Registered: 12/06/12
Posts: 298
Loc: Tulsa OK
Look at the FG2 jacket from Gill gillna.com - this is the best wet weather jacket and I have owned them all.

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#12609604 - 02/04/18 02:48 AM Re: GORE-TEX vs Other Material Rain Suits [Re: Pumadon]
basscaster46 Offline
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Registered: 03/03/06
Posts: 769
Loc: Red Oak, TX
Originally Posted By: Pumadon
BPS used to have an XPS series that is GoreTex and is very good and was less then 100mph, they have a Bone Dry series that is even less and very good and lighter. I have all three and each has it’s own application.

The bps bone dry rain wear is exactly same material that the academy h20 is made of.
They are wind proof and seem to be dry as best I can tell. But I don’t fish in heavy down poors
For long. I will say we fished intermittent rain and wind cold last Saturday.
J D popcorn

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