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    SCOTTeVEST clothes are fucking cool! I've always had a big ole hardon for well organized pockets/pouches in my gear.

    Too bad they're so fucking expensive. Sigh.







    I used to 'solve' this need by using multiple smaller pouches and bags within larger unorganizable bags/duffels and by using multiple tiny/small wallets and just having a keys pouch, coin pouch, etc.

    "Used to". I still do to some extent, but having a nice set of pockets on my backpack (one well organized one and several small ones dotted about) has obviated most of my "several small bags in a larger bag" thing.
    I wouldn't even smirk at you.

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    In keeping with the pouches/pockets thing, I met this artist at last fall's Tonasket Barter Faire, and fell in love with the "slinger belt" style and just had to have one (mine looks pretty close to this one). He's a really awesome artist and spectacularly cool guy; I wanted one of the straps lengthened so I could put one of my damascus belt knives on it, and the other altered slightly, and he had did the alterations/specifications without complaint, and didn't charge me. Really cool fellow, and his handwork is worth the price, I've heard from other folks that if I ever have a problem or need a repair to simply bring it back to him. The larger pouch also has a hidden separate zipper-pouch on the back.
    "And now? With no drunks? There ain't no bums.
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    How's a ***** to sort his shit out without no DUCKS?!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by nail bunny View Post
    SCOTTeVEST clothes are fucking cool! I've always had a big ole hardon for well organized pockets/pouches in my gear.
    neat! but uh, what use does a Floridian have for a jacket?

    Too bad they're so fucking expensive. Sigh.
    indeed!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Palaralae View Post
    ... fell in love with the "slinger belt" style and just had to have one (mine looks pretty close to this one).
    Eh, too artsy-fartsy for my taste.



    Quote Originally Posted by guyjin View Post
    neat! but uh, what use does a Floridian have for a jacket?
    1) I'm not a Floridian, and 2) Floridians freeze to death at room temperature.

    I'd like to get the cargo pants the camp shirt. They look handy and comfortable.

    indeed!
    I just bought 6 pairs of Dickies for the price of one of their slacks. Fucking hell... but I will note the Dickies have fuck-all for pocket space.
    I wouldn't even smirk at you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nail bunny View Post
    Eh, too artsy-fartsy for my taste.
    Well, I guess if you like mass-produced, made-in-China stuff where each one looks exactly the same as everybody else's, then that's what floats your boat. And Salvador's (the guy who owns Gato Montes) handmade stuff isn't "artsy-fartsy", it's absolutely functional, well-made, and primitive/rustic with each piece being unique. I know for myself, I'd much rather support a local (ish) artisan making quality stuff than add to China's economy, given the choice.


    Quote Originally Posted by nail bunny View Post

    1) I'm not a Floridian,
    Dude. I hate to break it to you, but after at least a couple decades there, you're kinda a Floridian-via-naturalization.
    "And now? With no drunks? There ain't no bums.
    And with no bums, there ain't no muthafuckas to feed the ducks at the park.
    What's a fuckin' town with no ducks, J-Tro? It's nothin'! IT AIN'T NOTHIN!
    How's a ***** to sort his shit out without no DUCKS?!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Palaralae View Post
    Well, I guess if you like mass-produced, made-in-China stuff where each one looks exactly the same as everybody else's...
    No... I just prefer a more utilitarian look. I'm a brutalist/minimalist aesthetic kinda guy.

    Dude. I hate to break it to you, but after at least a couple decades there, you're kinda a Floridian-via-naturalization.
    False. I am a noble Northern transplant withering in this oppressively humid tropical climate. It shall be the death of me and the end of my line.
    I wouldn't even smirk at you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nail bunny View Post
    No... I just prefer a more utilitarian look. I'm a brutalist/minimalist aesthetic kinda guy.
    Leather's much more utilitarian than polyester, y'know.

    Quote Originally Posted by nail bunny View Post
    False. I am a noble Northern transplant withering in this oppressively humid tropical climate. It shall be the death of me and the end of my line.
    I hear denial is the first phase to be worked through....
    "And now? With no drunks? There ain't no bums.
    And with no bums, there ain't no muthafuckas to feed the ducks at the park.
    What's a fuckin' town with no ducks, J-Tro? It's nothin'! IT AIN'T NOTHIN!
    How's a ***** to sort his shit out without no DUCKS?!"

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