shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

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shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby fadetoblack188 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 11:30 am

What do you guys think is better. We use a duck boat on the water covered in marsh grass

I just order a pair of shadow grass waders from cabelas, but i am thinking i should have got the max 4. I feel it is more versatile. More jackets and hats come in this pattern as well.. as well as shot guns.



I think i may send them back for the max 4. Hellppppppppp
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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby Rhock19 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 11:42 am

I wouldnt worry about it if your in a boat. be more concerned with your face and hat. That being said I like max4 myself. Whether it blends better Im not quite sure, but I like the way it looks!
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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby Honk-n-quack » Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:17 pm

i liked duck blind the most, but I like shadow grass more than max4 because it isn't so dark
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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby Greenhead Rocker » Sun Jan 05, 2014 1:04 pm

I wouldn't worry about finding more stuff in max 4. Blades is the newest mossy oak pattern and it'll be all over the place very soon. Max 4 is being replaced by max 5 for next season too so it'll be phased out anyway. From what I've seen of the new max 5 pattern, it doesn't appear as dark as max 4 either.
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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby 2500hdon37s » Sun Jan 05, 2014 1:29 pm

doesnt matter. Pick what you like and what you think blends the best for the majority of your areas that you hunt.
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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby fadetoblack188 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:29 pm

Yea I am just a pain and like stuff to match. I am picking up a a400 this week and was going to get it in max 4. But now I might just go with optifade. Think it goes better with everything.
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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby copterdoc » Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:36 pm

I hate Max-4 and always have. It's too damn dark.

There was nothing wrong with MODB. I guess it just got old.
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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby 2500hdon37s » Sun Jan 05, 2014 4:34 pm

copterdoc wrote:I hate Max-4 and always have. It's too damn dark.

There was nothing wrong with MODB. I guess it just got old.

MODB is dark too and turns into a blob faster than Max-4 IMO.

calling it dark is subjective, its really dependent on the material it is printed on.
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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby fadetoblack188 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 5:58 pm

So you guys think shadow grass is the way to go
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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby goosie119 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 6:10 pm

got my new a5 in blades and really like the way it looks. camo is mostly for the hunters though and one pattern works as well as the next as long as you're still and don't move around a lot. blades was a new pattern last year and will be used for the next few years for sure, max 4 is being discontinued as others have said. pretty sure they killed a lot of ducks back in the day with just the old brown coat...
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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby 2500hdon37s » Sun Jan 05, 2014 6:41 pm

fadetoblack188 wrote:So you guys think shadow grass is the way to go

yes, you're fine.
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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby fadetoblack188 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 7:30 pm

Just wish the a400 came in blades
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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby dukhntr » Sun Jan 05, 2014 7:41 pm

Too much hype in camo patterns in my opinion. Just hide well, sit stll if your not in a blind or boat and you will be fine.
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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby Greenhead_Wrecker » Mon Jan 06, 2014 12:09 pm

Here is a picture of the new Realtree Max-5 pattern.
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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby Mike657 » Mon Jan 06, 2014 6:04 pm

My camo is ununiform lol I ware a max 4 hat, realtree xtra pants, a mossy oak duck blind coat. I dont think it really matters a whole lot just as long as you blend in and low.
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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby nmbrinkman » Fri Jan 10, 2014 11:25 am

Pretty much all camo IMO is sufficient as long as you're not moving. When moving all camo is useless. Try to keep still and your face hidden is my rule of thumb. The rest is for your buddies.
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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby noflyzone518 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 8:59 am

goosie119 wrote:got my new a5 in blades and really like the way it looks. camo is mostly for the hunters though and one pattern works as well as the next as long as you're still and don't move around a lot. blades was a new pattern last year and will be used for the next few years for sure, max 4 is being discontinued as others have said. pretty sure they killed a lot of ducks back in the day with just the old brown coat...


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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby wetgoldenretriever » Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:48 pm

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Re: shardow grass blades vs. Max 4

Postby Boykinboy » Sat Jan 18, 2014 8:57 pm

If you're so worried about it get the synthetic a400 and hydro dip it. I aint spending 1700$ on a shotgun im not gonna be completely satisfied with!
I love my MO bottomland jacket for anything in the swamp. I use a max4 jacket when hunting our saltwater marshes. Im getting a shadow grass blades jacket for freshwater marshes over the off season. I love the drake ild school camo too! I plan on hydro dipping my all around shotgun in that
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