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    Under Armour

    Quote Originally Posted by jay View Post
    I guess it should be undees, idk, anyway, I was wondering what underwear you all use for being in the high country hunting/hiking or anywhere for that matter. I have been looking at different companies like REI, Smartwool, Under Armour, etc. I have bought some sports ones from adidas & nike but wasn't too crazy about em. I saw a thread for base layers but didn't see anything for underwear. Thanks
    I used to wear a really great set of boxer briefs from Cabelas, synthetic, with an odor eliminator, but they discontinued them. I have been happy with the wicking of UA, but they do tend to stink after a couple days, gonna try the Merino route like I do with my upper bod. I use a synthetic top for the pack in, as it wicks better than merino, then hunt in merino, as it is slower paced than the hard climb in.
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    Do you have any idea of how disturbing it is to find out after 40+ years of hunting that I have been wearing the wrong drawers all this time!
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    Any updates on the latest and greatest?

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    First Lite for me too. Never had a problem with chafing wearing them because they don't hold the moisture from the sweat.

    I've gone hiking with regular cotton skivvies and I swear I don't know guys can even walk after a day in those. Maybe they don't sweat like I do. Maybe the Monkey Butt or Gold Bond does the trick, but I'll just skip that and stick with what works for me.

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    First Lite Red Desert Boxer. No complants after 4+ seasons.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dakota Drifter View Post
    exofficio, wear them everyday.
    Got a Fathers Day gift card from Cabelas from my son and decided to use it on 5 pair of these. We'll see how comfortable they really are compared to my everyday stuff.
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    All I wear are Hanes boxer briefs and I'd hate to try and think of how many miles I have put on wearing them. Both in the desert of Arizona to elk hunting in Colorado and Utah not to mention a trip over to Africa.

    Never have had a problem with them.
    If you don't care where you are, you are not lost....

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    I got some synthetic ones I've bought over the years I'll wear for work or hunting when I only plan to get one day out of them before washing them. I have several brands I've picked up on Camofire for a discount and all work well.

    I tried some merino Core 4 Element boxers and they were a bit to itchy for me, never really got to liking them. I recently bought a pair of the First Lite merino boxers and I love them. The comfort and odor control are great, I used them on more conditioning hikes before washing them than I'd care to admit just to test them. I wanted to see how they really worked before deciding how many pairs I need for the 10 day moose hunt next year. The First Lite merino T shirt is great too. I want to try their Aerowool version also, and then I'll buy a couple more of whichever version I like better. I had a hard time believing how much better merino was at scent control than synthetic until I tried them myself.

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    could be my diet but I ain't never found no undies that could control,my "scent"
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    I'm in FL and am usually soaked in the first 20 minutes of activity. I have several pair of Hanes synthetic X temp boxers and they wick pretty good.

    Wearing cotton is an absolute nightmare - just being wet all day... I don't get monkey butt - inside my legs get raw - the long boxers help keep this from happening.

    Use Desitin for rashes - it is in the baby section. Not a miracle but will heal the raw up faster than anything else I've used.

 

 
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