Carhart Jacket

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Carhart Jacket

Postby aunt betty » Sun Jan 06, 2013 2:24 pm

I got one as a gift that's made from the new rip-stop material.
Super-lightweight. I don't like trying anything new in design so I returned it and exchanged for one made from the old-school materials. Does anyone think they are worth the extra expense? I actually traded my jacket for another of the same type but not rip-stop and got $27 back!?!
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Re: Carhart Jacket

Postby coruptone » Sun Jan 06, 2013 7:14 pm

Sounds like a copy of what wrangler made. I work in commercial construction and use the rip-stop in the summer and carhart the rest of the time. The rip-stop material is good stuff but not built for the cold. Your new jacket will give years of wear and tare. This year when i was out scouting on the river i found a jacket in max 4 made by Dickies left at a blind. Free is always the best. :lol3: :lol3:
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Re: Carhart Jacket

Postby 2500hdon37s » Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:03 pm

I've got a "traditional" material Carhart that I wear at work on the cattle ranch and yes its warm, but I dont think they are still that durable. I would have wanted the rip-stop if it was available when I got mine. It's on its 2nd year and it is showing lots of wear, the sleeves, and chest have lots of little holes and a few half dollar sized holes in it with just normal use. all i do is feed cows, unwrap hay bales, climb in and out of the tractors, and other small misc. chores and it hasnt held up like it should IMO
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Re: Carhart Jacket

Postby wetgoldenretriever » Sun Jan 06, 2013 11:29 pm

if you are talking about the quick-duck I have one and I love it. Keeps me dry and warm, and easy to shoot out of. I would keep it
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