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Rhino Hide experience (TAD Gear)

Discussion in 'EDC Clothing' started by keymaster, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. keymaster

    keymaster Loaded Pockets

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    Has anybody had extended experience with the Rhino Hide material Triple Aught uses in some of their jackets? I realize it is light weight and makes some noise. However I am curious about the actual durability of the fabric and any possible color fading over time. Any input would be appreciated.
     
  2. illusion

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    I have a stealth with Rhino and it holds up good.. Must be a couple of years old now and I still think it looks like when I got it.. (but thats different from user to user I guess)...As you say its a little noisy, but a good jacket..
     
  3. Cryptic

    Cryptic Loaded Pockets

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    Fabulous material; much better than their Sharkskin. It's just as noisy as most hardshells. Retains heat pretty well; for me the Explorer jacket could be worn in 40-65 degree weather alone.
     
  4. hatchetjack

    hatchetjack EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    Had an Explorer in Rhino. Good bush jacket. Doesn't snag. Very durable and although not waterproof, did keep me dry through a few Seattle squalls. Only reason I got rid of it was I should have gotten a hoodie. Are they doing Rhino again?
     
  5. keymaster

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    Thanks guys. I'm very glad to hear the material holds up. The current (2010) Explorer jacket is made of Rhino. Just wanted to hear about the quality before I picked one up. Thanks again. I really appreciate it.
     
  6. Black09JK

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    I've got the Explorer Hoodie. Had it 2 yrs I think. No signs of wear yet. It's been on numerous backpacking trips, range days and almost always gets worn at least a couple hours everyday. Good investment in my opinion.