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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby Scottyk » Wed 07 Dec, 2016 3:31 pm

Nuts wrote:Nice job Scotty. Be a while before they get used but worth a comment for the workmanship. Well done.

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Hope you get some good use of them
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby weeds » Wed 07 Dec, 2016 4:54 pm

Mine arrived on Monday......compared to another brand i had purchased the Tasgear ones are very nicely put together.
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby warnabrother » Thu 02 Mar, 2017 8:50 am

all sizes in stock ??
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby photohiker » Thu 02 Mar, 2017 8:17 pm

My Sea to Summit goretex gaiters size M are showing wear but they have been holding up well. The new S2S versions are Event.

What size are Tasgear to match the Quagmire size M, and which version is best for variable terrain, not just wet but also rough terrain, burrs and seeds as well as the flippin snakes? :)
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby warnabrother » Fri 03 Mar, 2017 11:07 am

photohiker wrote:My Sea to Summit goretex gaiters size M are showing wear but they have been holding up well. The new S2S versions are Event.

What size are Tasgear to match the Quagmire size M, and which version is best for variable terrain, not just wet but also rough terrain, burrs and seeds as well as the flippin snakes? :)


he has all measurements listed on his website.. lay yours out and compare the measurements..
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby Neo » Sun 07 May, 2017 6:16 pm

G'day Scotty just wanted to say my Tasgear gaiters have been great. Fit well, stay in position and I forget I'm wearing them! I walk in shoes and these cover them really well. Easy to open and check for sneaky leeches too.
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby cams » Mon 08 May, 2017 6:57 pm

I've also been happy with mine having used them a bit more now. I think I got 3 separate compliments about them at Pine Valley over Easter. :)
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby crollsurf » Fri 19 May, 2017 2:25 pm

Hi Scotty.
Not a fan of gaiters but I do need a pair and yours are getting good feedback and look great as well.

Will the lightweight gaiters give good snake protection?
I notice the site has a pair of shoes matched with the lightweight gaiters. Will they work equally as well with a boot?

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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby threshold » Fri 26 May, 2017 7:43 pm

Ordered mine. Excited.
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby bluewombat » Tue 04 Jul, 2017 9:02 pm

Hi Scotty
well my Tasgear gaiters copped a flogging over summer and autumn, they have performed brilliantly. The cut is great, the fit is great, they are easy to get on and off and the tie under the gaiter which I suspected would give up on the dolorite has coped with kilometres of boulder hopping with nary a cut. Five stars out of five from me
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby Scottyk » Tue 11 Jul, 2017 12:10 pm

bluewombat wrote:Hi Scotty
well my Tasgear gaiters copped a flogging over summer and autumn, they have performed brilliantly. The cut is great, the fit is great, they are easy to get on and off and the tie under the gaiter which I suspected would give up on the dolorite has coped with kilometres of boulder hopping with nary a cut. Five stars out of five from me
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Glad to hear they are serving you well.
It's funny how the areas that people thought (and so did I to start off with) would be a failure point.
The weak point still seems to be the front vertical strip stitching but there isn't much more I can do in this regard and the ongoing testing i'm doing show's it put up with alot before the need for repair.
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby stepbystep » Tue 11 Jul, 2017 12:17 pm

Scottyk wrote:
bluewombat wrote:Hi Scotty
well my Tasgear gaiters copped a flogging over summer and autumn, they have performed brilliantly. The cut is great, the fit is great, they are easy to get on and off and the tie under the gaiter which I suspected would give up on the dolorite has coped with kilometres of boulder hopping with nary a cut. Five stars out of five from me
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Glad to hear they are serving you well.
It's funny how the areas that people thought (and so did I to start off with) would be a failure point.
The weak point still seems to be the front vertical strip stitching but there isn't much more I can do in this regard and the ongoing testing i'm doing show's it put up with alot before the need for repair.


How about a rear closure Scott?
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby north-north-west » Tue 11 Jul, 2017 5:28 pm

stepbystep wrote:
Scottyk wrote:
bluewombat wrote:Hi Scotty
well my Tasgear gaiters copped a flogging over summer and autumn, they have performed brilliantly. The cut is great, the fit is great, they are easy to get on and off and the tie under the gaiter which I suspected would give up on the dolorite has coped with kilometres of boulder hopping with nary a cut. Five stars out of five from me
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Glad to hear they are serving you well.
It's funny how the areas that people thought (and so did I to start off with) would be a failure point.
The weak point still seems to be the front vertical strip stitching but there isn't much more I can do in this regard and the ongoing testing i'm doing show's it put up with alot before the need for repair.


How about a rear closure Scott?

I thought I was the only one who obsessed about rear closing gaiters. Welcome to the dark side.

re: the 'weak' point. The front stitching is still holding on on mine, although the folded edges outside the stitching have frayed to the point where that front panel is coming loose in a few spots. Still lasted waaaaay longer than anything else available. But, as Dan suggested, a rear closure would minimise that issue. It just makes shaping them properly more difficult.
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby Scottyk » Mon 30 Oct, 2017 8:05 pm

Hi All
I will be giving Tasgear a break for a while. I have had some health concerns lately and I need to take some time to just focus on getting better.
I would like to thank everyone on this forum for their support and business, it's a great community on here. Hopefully in the future i'll get it going again.
Thanks
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby undercling-mike » Mon 30 Oct, 2017 8:29 pm

Scottyk wrote:Hi All
I will be giving Tasgear a break for a while. I have had some health concerns lately and I need to take some time to just focus on getting better.
I would like to thank everyone on this forum for their support and business, it's a great community on here. Hopefully in the future i'll get it going again.
Thanks
Scott


Sad to hear that Scott, hope you get better soon! Personal health should definitely be top priority.
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby photohiker » Mon 30 Oct, 2017 9:24 pm

undercling-mike wrote:
Scottyk wrote:Hi All
I will be giving Tasgear a break for a while. I have had some health concerns lately and I need to take some time to just focus on getting better.
I would like to thank everyone on this forum for their support and business, it's a great community on here. Hopefully in the future i'll get it going again.
Thanks
Scott


Sad to hear that Scott, hope you get better soon! Personal health should definitely be top priority.


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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby CasualNerd » Mon 30 Oct, 2017 10:02 pm

I hope things turn around mate, thanks for the gaiters !
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby north-north-west » Tue 31 Oct, 2017 8:29 am

Bugger! Hope you get back into good nick soon. Take care of yourself.
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby Robert H » Tue 31 Oct, 2017 8:59 am

Good that you are focusing on your health Scott, hope you feel better soon. Bad timing for me though, was just thinking I should buy some of your lovely gaiters for the upcoming summer as my Cactus ones are starting to die. So I'm keeping my fingers crossed for a full return of Tasgear.
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby whynotwalk » Tue 31 Oct, 2017 9:37 am

Sorry to hear that Scott. I’ve been greatly enjoying using your bombproof gaiters. Glad you are looking after yourself - all the best with your recovery,

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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby ofuros » Tue 31 Oct, 2017 11:46 am

Heal & recuperate, Scotty. Good luck mate.
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Re: Tasgear Gaiters

Postby dagsands » Fri 10 Nov, 2017 10:48 am

We love our tasgear gaiters Scott. Thank you. I'm glad you are focusing on your health. Wishing you all the best on your journey to recovery.
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