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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 03-29-2007, 06:41 AM
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Somewhat

My vote goes to somewhat. I have a few non-negotiables when it comes to gear and color.

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Old 04-10-2007, 03:48 PM
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To me colors only matter somewhat. There are certain colors that I will not wear, but beyond that a NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 04-10-2007, 06:49 PM
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I wear natural colors for all my clothing, pack, and shelter. I don't want to stand out and invite NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 04-15-2007, 09:18 AM
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Yep, color matters to me...in winter I like my gear bright...I want it to be easily visable...my ten NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 04-24-2007, 11:16 PM
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That's a rainbow of opinions...

with much diversity and little consensus. Everyone does seem to agree, at least, that small items li NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-17-2009, 04:45 PM
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I vote yes. The reason I'm out there to begin with is to get away from it all, to find solitude and NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-17-2009, 06:42 PM
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It matters. I intend to blend into the woods and wild places, preferring to present myself a NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-17-2009, 08:17 PM
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I voted somewhat, only because like George Washington I can not tell a lie.
MY gear is mostly NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-17-2009, 09:11 PM
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For me personally, I like to blend in with the surroundings. When I am out in nature I like to be a NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-17-2009, 09:37 PM
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I don't stress about the color of all my gear but I do like my tent,bivy,tarp to blend in so I do li NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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