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Old 29 October 2012, 18:50   #1
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Advice on buying a decent waterproof jacket and trousers.

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I am looking at buying a jacket and trousers for ribbing. There is so much choice and huge differences in price. What ever I get will have to last a while and be good against the elements.
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I am looking at buying a jacket and trousers for ribbing. There is so much choice and huge differences in price. What ever I get will have to last a while and be good against the elements.
Try these,
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Black Shadow Dry Suit ... You know it makes sense
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I have one of these: Gill Pro Drysuit

It ain't cheap, but it's as good as you're going to get unless you want to wear a wetsuit.
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I use one of these Fisheagle floatation suits and there great keeping the heat in. and a bargain for 80
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hi,

i had several brands and bought last year the musto HPX trousers + jacket, prices are really expensive but make sure that you will see the differences ! i never had such a nice jacket, easy to move perfectly waterproof etc ...except the price this must HPX is one of the best on the market
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It'll depend where and when you plan to use the stuff?

Summer day for a bit of wind or shower protection I use a lightweight sailing jacket from Decathalon - Jacket - Clothing - Boating - On sale on Decathlon.co.uk with either shorts or a set of dry trousers from Palm. Their stuff is pretty good and seems to last ok.

In the winter I use a dry suit from Polar Bears and in between I have a set of Musto Kit bought from their outlet village for not a lot of cash- Bicester Village - Musto Clothing | Jackets - Bicester Village, London

Trago do the Fladen suits at around 100 and they are very warm with good waterproof qualities and I know people thata re quite happy with them.
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Yea but you need to buy the nappies with it and that becomes costly!!

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I use one of these Fisheagle floatation suits and there great keeping the heat in. and a bargain for 80
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Just remember to always wear the jacket floating feet first is not recomended
i have been using one piece flotation suits (marinepool) for almost 20 years dog bollocks
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