Recommendation for trousers

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Re: Recommendation for trousers

Post by Woodytia » Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:19 pm

British Army lightweight trousers for me, I find them comfortable, the material is tough and they are easy to launder if you get them wet while fishing they dry quite quickly. I'm sure that any decent military surplus supplier will still have them and they are available in a range of sizes.

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Re: Recommendation for trousers

Post by Kev D » Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:57 am

Stathamender wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:10 pm
Decathlon is cheap and has a wide range of styles and colours. They also do heavy duty ones too.
I agree. Decathlon do a heavy green denim/canvas trousers called Solognac. They are styled similarly to military trousers ,with leg pockets. The Decathlon Percussion waterproof and windproof trousers are similar. They have an almost moleskin appearance and being designed for shooting types are rather smart . And at less than £40 a pair are about a third of the price of similar Hunting/Shooting clothing from other suppliers.
Otherwise it's ex army trousers; cheap,expendable and they dry quickly.
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Re: Recommendation for trousers

Post by Kev D » Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:59 am

Stathamender wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:10 pm
Decathlon is cheap and has a wide range of styles and colours. They also do heavy duty ones too.
I agree. Decathlon do a heavy green denim/canvas trousers called Solognac. They are styled similarly to military trousers ,with leg pockets. The Decathlon Percussion waterproof and windproof trousers are similar. They have an almost moleskin appearance and being designed for shooting types are rather smart . And at less than £40 a pair are about a third of the price of similar Hunting/Shooting clothing from other suppliers.
Otherwise it's ex army trousers; cheap,expendable and they dry quickly.
In order to shoot some close-ups wildlife photographer ,the late Len Scapstillon, lured the orca to him by dressing as a seal.......

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Re: Recommendation for trousers

Post by Pallenpool » Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:51 pm

Outside of having 4 pockets and button/zip fly trousers by definition are many with multiple purposes having to be catered for.

Of late I have purchased Craghopper jeans - they are tough - but lightweight with an ability to dry quickly.
They are super comfortable and as a bonus when in the sale they can be picked up for a fraction of the price of some of the trousers mentioned thus far. The other plus is that I wear them on an everyday basis too.

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Re: Recommendation for trousers

Post by RBTraditional » Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:52 pm

These are the ones for you Tel.... very hip mate....catch the eye on the bank and in the boozer afterwards... double bubble! :Thumb:

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Re: Recommendation for trousers

Post by Wallys-Cast » Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:05 pm

I am another fan of ex army lightweights.

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Re: Recommendation for trousers

Post by Reedling » Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:41 pm

At the bootfair this morning you would have been spoilt for choice for trousers suitable for roughing it on the riverbank, most as new if not new and you are doing your bit for the environment by recycling. I picked up a pair of superb Levi button fly 501's for £2.. flowed closely by a pair of opticron poro bins for £8. You don't have to spend an arm and a leg. :Thumb:

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Re: Recommendation for trousers

Post by Marc » Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:45 pm

Can we close this thread. My must have persona is costing me a fortune with all the recommendations. :Chuckle:
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Re: Recommendation for trousers

Post by Stathamender » Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:49 am

Woodytia wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:19 pm
British Army lightweight trousers for me, I find them comfortable, the material is tough and they are easy to launder if you get them wet while fishing they dry quite quickly. I'm sure that any decent military surplus supplier will still have them and they are available in a range of sizes.
Yes, I've just got a pair from https://www.britishmilitarysurplus.co.u ... 22248.html for a tenner and they're ideal, although the hefty delivery charge of £5.75 left me thinking I should have ordered other stuff, such as these https://www.britishmilitarysurplus.co.u ... 22244.html at the same time.
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Re: Recommendation for trousers

Post by Harry » Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:00 pm

RBTraditional wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:52 pm
These are the ones for you Tel.... very hip mate....catch the eye on the bank and in the boozer afterwards... double bubble! :Thumb:

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