Sitka vs First Lite

Discussion in 'Michigan Whitetail Deer Hunting' started by Boardman Brookies, Oct 20, 2020.

  1. d_rek

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    Haha yeah... not looking to get into a “grandpa wore blue jeans and plaid” argument. I just find it ironic that Sitka allegedly has a scientific process for their patterns which resulted in a pattern with blue hues and tones despite deer allegedly being able to see blue better than other colors on the spectrum.

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    The rompola buck is fake!


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  2. Slimits

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    Im sure mitch did alot of things in the deer woods not universally accepted lol. Or maybe even legal
     
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  3. Boardman Brookies

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    He could have at least smiled


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    That should be perfect sizing for you. I bought the large bibs and they are a little tight. You will like the Sanctuary series. Very warm and quiet
     
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    I don’t see any blue in the elevated 2. Grey brown tan and white. The white is what threw me off. But I guess it’s made for being in a tree and when you look up thru the trees you see the sky. The ground forest is more green. Actually blends in well with my under Armour. I can’t remember if I had mossy oak or real tree. The sleeve is elevated 2 the backpack is ground forest.
     

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    Agree, mine isn't blue at all and blends extremely well 20' up.
     
  7. Slimits

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    Glowing
     
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    Might be an issue if deer flew, but looking up is a different perspective.
     
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  10. d_rek

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    I never said it didn’t work, just that as someone who has quite a bit of experience studying and practicing color theory as part of their job I see a lot of blue hues and tints in their EVII pattern. Not royal or sky blue per se, but enough blue tint to give me pause


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    Looking somewhat through a deers eyes this is what the EV2 looks like.[​IMG]

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  12. Slimits

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    Im not buying it. No deer ever told me what they see and i got picked more with that pattern that any other. Seem to get ignored with fusion though
     
  13. Nitro225Optimax

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    I have Sitka Stratus. It is wind proof and super quiet. Don’t get picked off by deer while saddle hunting.

    The stratus set is good down to around 30°F with base layers and a puffer jacket underneath.

    I’ll be picking up the incinerator line for colder weather. I only buy new outfits every 15+ years or so it seems so if it lasts, I don’t mind the price.

    I have the heavy weight Balaclava and stratus beanie. I think the gloves are lacking so I just use scent Lok gloves and a hand warmer.

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