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    Re stalking trousers

    I see lots of comments on here ref the Swedish harkila or deerhunter styles of apparel.
    Does anyone on here use leather trousers instead of woven material? I do, I took my tip from the stalkers where I live in Germany and I do find them comfortable, quiet, they do not seem to get too wet, thorns briars and nettles have no effect on them they are now 5 years old and are becoming more cosy to wear and they show no damage yet, the gralloch rubs in nicely so I must pong very natural by now .
    I paid 150 euros for my pair.

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    Harkila Oryx trousers - best of both worlds with leather facings and pocket trims on heavy duty canvas. I find them a really good fit and, as you say, thorns and brambles don't go near them. I was so impressed with them I bought a pair of Harkila Oryx Light trews, (without the leather fronts), for summer and non-hunting use.

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    I have some Deerhunter Huntsville, they have a full leather front panel and are a good pair of trousers. Briars etc seam to have liitle impact. Only problem is a didn't buy the other pair he had in. 40 i paid for them. Missed a bargian. Doh.


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    243varmint, Yes you did, the swedish pants style with the leather (goat skin is how it is described here) fronts are very expensive in Germany as they are imported from Sweden.

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    have a pair with the leather on front and on the seat very good

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    I have a pair of aussie starskies there mint, 5 years old now, wife keeps stichking em up.
    my mates keep insinuating I am some sort of homo so there is a bit of stick that goes with em just dont grow a big mostacha and you should be fine

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    I'd be more worried finding a man creeping about in the woods wearing leather trousers that I would a man carrying a rifle!

    Section 161 of the Highways Act 1980 (England & Wales) makes it an offence to discharge a firearm within 50 ft of the centre of a highway with vehicular rights without lawful authority or excuse, if as a result a user of the highway is injured, interrupted or endangered.

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    without context asking about stalking and leather trousers may get you in trouble.
    After all, some call it stalking, I call it courting...

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    Another starkies wearer here, great trousers bit pricey but well worth it when you keep them treated.


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    Here we go, I knew we would get onto shirt lifters (or is that dirt shifters) before the day was out.
    For sale cheap pair of jackboots & a black peaked hat only used once in warm steamy weather.
    Last edited by Bavarianbrit; 17-08-2012 at 10:01.

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