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Failed. Gear!

Postby Lefty » 07 01, 2020 •  [Post 1]

I’m nota perfectionist but I know what I want, need and expect m, I’m not an engineer, but expect a certain level of performance .

I often do all sorts of things in challenging conditions doing a lot of back country activities solo. As a former Scoutmaster and shop teacher safety and being prepared is just part of life

After last night I feel justified in my complaint . I have nerapathy in my lower legs and feet. I walked in last night on a two track trail sat for a while, then at camp my feet were as wet as if I had stood in water over the height of my boots


A pair of UnderArmour brow tine boots, I only had used them exclusively for deer and elk hunting, likes less than 60 days m, well actually less.
The boots listed for $169 , my daughter got them at pro pricing. The first pair UnderArmour replaced. They squeaked , both laces broke and an eyelet had come off and the heel became loose I thought I was satisfied .
The replacement boots the laces need to be replaced and the boot straps separated I had resigned to the fact they were not a good boot.
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Re: Failed. Gear!

Postby Swede » 07 01, 2020 •  [Post 2]

If you want to add to your misery, buy some Bushnell products. They are sure to fail right before you get to the point you planned to use them.
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Re: Failed. Gear!

Postby Tigger » 07 02, 2020 •  [Post 3]

I agree with Swede! I have had only 1 Bushnell fail cuz I learned quickly and didn't buy many. But I have some friends that still like to get stung.
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Re: Failed. Gear!

Postby Swede » 07 02, 2020 •  [Post 4]

I have had Bushnell fail on my hunt. The worst was my range finder, but my friend had his Bushnell rifle scope fog up. I was with him and he did not get a shot at an elk because he could not see through the scope. The elk was in the wide opening about 100 yards away. I knocked one down, but it got up and ran where another hunter shot it and brought it down for keeps. I got another elk that day, but my friend could just as well have stayed home.
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Re: Failed. Gear!

Postby phall » 07 03, 2020 •  [Post 5]

Had vortex rangefinder die 7miles in a few years back in area with lots of open terrain and potential for longer archery shots 40+. So hiked out bought a new one never got a shot on a elk. vortex was stand up as they always are and sent me new, probably refurb, that didnt work. Third was a charm and its still going 3yrs later, knock on wood
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