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Old 11-12-2006, 06:58 PM
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What do you guys do to keep warm while on the stand, and what layering do you use
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Old 11-12-2006, 07:04 PM
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i wear a thickcotton tank layered beneath a "long john" shirt, then followed by a cotton long sleeve tee. top it off with my coveralls! use battery operated socks layered over top cotton tube socks and guide series 800 graminsulationboots.sweatpants only on my legs.fleece double layered face mask and thinsulate insulated gloves! always keep hand warmers in my backpack,"just incase"!
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Old 11-12-2006, 07:13 PM
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For Rifle season I wear under armour cold gear, fleece sweat pants, and scentlok dakota fleece pants, wool socks and a pair of Lacrosse pac boots, sweatshirt and an insulated jacket. glove lines and a lighter pair of camo gloves for dexterity, fleece cap.
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Old 11-12-2006, 07:40 PM
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I'll go in order from the base layer to the outer shell;

1. Polypropelene Long Underwear shirt
2. Fleece mock turtle neck
3. Fleece half zip jacket
4. Wool/windshear sweater
5. Camo water resistant jacket

1. Polypropelene Long Underwear pants
2. Fleece pants
3. Wool/windshear pants
4. Camo 6 pocket BDU style pants

As for the feet;
1. Polypropelene socks
2. Wool socks
3. Thinsulate insulated boots

I also wear a fleece balaclava to keep my head and neck warm.

Keeps me pretty cozy in -10 degree weather.

The main things to remember are keeping your head, neck, and kidney areas warm.

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Old 11-12-2006, 08:50 PM
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I just wear boots, boxers, a t-shirt, and my ASAT. It does not get very cold down here.
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Old 11-12-2006, 09:02 PM
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I just wear boots, boxers, a t-shirt, and my ASAT. It does not get very cold down here.

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Old 11-12-2006, 09:51 PM
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I wearon the top only the outer shell of a nylon winter jacket to and from my stand. I have the front unzipped, so I stay chilled on route and don't sweat.On the bottomI wear two long john bottoms and my outer trousers from the house. At the base of my tree after Ihave my climber hooked up and ready,I take the nylon jacket off and dress in all my pullover long john tops,I usually have three(one has pockets sewn over the kidney area to hold air activated hand warmers for when its really cold). IThen I put on my safety harness vest and put the nylon jacket back in my duffel. Then once in the tree, settled at my position I put out my bow holder, take off my fanny pack etc and then pull up my bow and the duffel. I hang up my bow and then put on the nylon jacket (to break wind) and then another inner lightjacket and then the outer jacket.Then once everything is setand just before I start to feel chilled I put on my hat. When I'm done hunting I do everything in reverse. This system works for me.
In my boots I have insoles that have pockets for toe warmers and I set them up before I leave the house.

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Old 11-13-2006, 05:05 AM
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Here is a tip for staying warm,drink lots of water.Even when you are not thirsty.Every breath you take you exhale the moisture from your body.Keep hydrated and you will stay warmer.
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