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Cheap Down Coat

Postby gary c. » Tue Feb 22, 2011 10:56 am

I remember there were a couple posts last year about inexpensive down coats so I thought I'd post this one. It's not by a major manufacture and the fill could be better but for $35 you could abuse it and not care.
http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/cb/c ... otmail.com
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Re: Cheap Down Coat

Postby markskor » Tue Feb 22, 2011 12:03 pm

Nice price here but,
Experience says duck down often stinks when wet.
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Re: Cheap Down Coat

Postby Flux » Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:21 pm

steep and cheap has had some pretty nice down jackets on there lately. Just saw a Sierra Designs Stretch Down Jacket for 90 bucks.
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Re: Cheap Down Coat

Postby sparky » Tue Feb 22, 2011 6:51 pm

Cabelas has a light 700 fill down jacket on sale right now too. I think it was 50 or 60$
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Re: Cheap Down Coat

Postby BSquared » Wed Feb 23, 2011 8:00 pm

markskor wrote:Nice price here but,
Experience says duck down often stinks when wet.

Hmmm... You mean literally, as in it smells bad, or figuratively, as in it doesn't stay warm? Oop, never mind, down never stays warm when wet, so you must mean it literally. Ew.
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Re: Cheap Down Coat

Postby Troutdog 59 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:58 pm

Cabelas has some inexpensive/cheap down coats right now. Listed as "goose down." The Cabelas 550 is on sale for $20 plus shipping. The Cabelas 650 is on sale for $45. I think the number stands for how much insulation, but thats just a guess.
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