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post #21 of 25 (permalink) Old 01-13-2010, 07:43 PM
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What are you guy's oppinion about this? because im huge into buyin something that looks great, but it also has to be super nice.

what do you guys value more...
id say quality...to an extent
you get what you pay for.

I love 686 & Dakine personally.
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post #22 of 25 (permalink) Old 06-03-2011, 11:19 AM
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All the outerwear I've owned has lasted through all the abuse I could give it, aside from a pair of 686 Original Cargos I bought used. However, I think the prior owner put the shell in the dryer because the pant had a strange, stiff texture to it. It ended up ripping and soaking through.

Either way, most of the big brands should have high quality garbs you can buy in a style you like. Foursqure, Special Blend, Volcom, Quiksilver, 686, DC, Nomis, Analog etc. They all have outerwear with wide ranges of specs. I have a 686 2.5 Ply Smarty for days when the weather is hideous, otherwise I just wear my Nomis hoodies. Pants are 686 Original Cargo and Nomis Simon Signature Sag Out. Neither one has let me down, aside from the one 686 I got used, but that's no fault of the pants. I find I don't really need 20k waterproof, 10k and 15k are enough to stay dry unless you are riding through lots of deep pow stashes or it's wet and heavy.
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Both please.
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i would say both are important but quality is more important. you don't wanna be riding in a nice jacket to find out it rips the first day you rock it

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Function over fashion. if you have style you can pull anything off
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