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View Poll Results: Does Gear Color Matter?
Yes, it matters 106 42.06%
Somewhat 128 50.79%
No, not at all 18 7.14%
Voters: 252. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 02-11-2007, 08:24 PM
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For me it depends on the piece of gear. I prefer my pack to be a pleasing color; my tent or shelter NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-13-2007, 06:31 PM
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I voted sometimes. I too prefer the more subtle colors, but if the item has the features I want, col NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-17-2007, 07:57 PM
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Color matters to me because I like the stealth thing. However, I noticed a few years ago that I sta NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-19-2007, 11:14 AM
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I see in voting "Not at all" I'm in the minority. To the fashion concious, I must look ap NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-21-2007, 10:07 AM
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I always sacrifice color choice to price. I just got an Ex Offico Air Strip shirt in cayenne NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-28-2007, 09:51 PM
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Yes! color does matter. I think all backpacking tents and clothes should be earth colors. It really NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-06-2007, 06:39 PM
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I voted "Yes, it matters". Generally, I prefer black, grey, khaki or some earth colored c NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-07-2007, 02:49 PM
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Colors...more important now that I think...

I like natural colors like that of a carpenter house. Espicallely dark greens, grey, and a fey yell NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-09-2007, 08:22 AM
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I voted "Somewhat" in this poll.

Most of my gear is either navy, gray, or bla NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 03-16-2007, 01:17 PM
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Usually, but not always Stealth

I tend to go mainly with muted woodland colors but I've noticed lately that I haven't been too obces NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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