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RedHead® BONE-DRY® C.W.S. Insulated Bibs for Men

150 gram ThermoLite® Insulation and 100% poly tricot Non-glare snaps and quality YKK® zippers Partial elastic waist 17" 2-way zipper with storm flap 18" leg zippers with storm flaps Two large lined zipper pockets Two cargo pockets Large back pocket with security flap Grommeted license tab on back Our RedHead® Cold Weather System is built to keep you warm inside even as brutal cold sets in outside. It does so with a heat-trapping zip-out thermal liner and parka fortified against cold by our BONE-DRY® 100% waterproof/windproof/breathable membrane. Cold weather? Bring it on—our C.W.S gear will keep you comfortable, in control, and fully focused on your hunt! The RedHead® C.W.S. Bibs feature 150 gram ThermoLite® Insulation and 100% poly tricot, non-glare snaps and quality YKK® zippers, partial elastic waist, 17" 2-way zipper with storm flap, 18" leg zippers with storm flaps, two large lined zipper pockets, two cargo pockets, a large back pocket with security flap, and grommeted license tab on back. Machine wash. Imported. RedHead® BONE-DRY® C.W.S. Parka is sold separately and can be found through item search for item number 38-867-728-03 RedHead® Bone-Dry® C.W.S. Insulated Pants are sold separately and can be found through item search for item number 38-867-732-03
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Questions & Answers for RedHead RedHead® BONE-DRY® C.W.S. Insulated Bibs for Men

Question

I am 6' about 200lbs, what size would you recommend?

asked 5 years ago
by
Gwicha
on RedHead® BONE-DRY® C.W.S. Insulated Bibs for Men
6 answers
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answer 1
about the same as me. I wear the XL. Which is about 36-40 in waist. i'm short so they tend to be a little long but no complaints out of me....
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answered 3 years, 1 month ago
by
Ram1
 - O'fallon, il
answer 2
I am same size and got the XL to fit over base layer AND thicker insulated pants. XL should be OK for you.

I think I tried the L on at the store and they would have been fine as the only outer layer.

These bibs are warm. Have a plan for removing if you change from a stand hunt to walking around.
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answered 3 years, 7 months ago
by
foxthehunter
 - Northeast Ohio
answer 3
i needed an xl at 6' 135 lbs if that helps
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
by
timdeerhunter
 - Illinois
answer 4
I'm 6'2", 215, get XL Tall.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
by
ATourot
 - central square, ny
answer 5
I am 5'10 190 and bought a pair in Large.
They are about 4 inches too long and 3 inches to big in the waist.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
by
tunabutch
answer 6
For size information, type size chart in the search for bar at the top of the web page.
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answered 5 years ago
by
happycamper13
 - Springfield, MO
Question

How many pockets do they have?

asked 4 years, 9 months ago
by
bigunpayne
 - so. pittsburg,tn
on RedHead® BONE-DRY® C.W.S. Insulated Bibs for Men
6 answers
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answer 1
6, two front w/zipper; two cargo w/snaps; two rear w/snaps
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
by
Innsbruck30
 - Central Pennsylvania, Like Alabama)
answer 2
6 pockets. i like that the back wallet pocket is a zippered pocket. I love the side cargo pockets with the button snaps. Great for extra gear..
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answered 3 years, 1 month ago
by
Ram1
 - O'fallon, il
answer 3
One rear pocket, two slash pockets on hips, two cargo pockets on thighs.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
by
ATourot
 - central square, ny
answer 4
6 pockets 2 on the leg two at the waist two in the back, All have zippers and a flap to cover the zippers
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
by
BreathingControl
 - Piqua, Ohio
answer 5
my bibs have 4 big pockets that can hold bout anyting you would want to put in them
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
by
DieselMan
 - Cincinnati,OH
answer 6
pockets are one on each leg and hip. leg pockets are extruded about a half-inch for bulkier items. Hip pockets are only for small items such as snuff, smokes, tags, cell phones, etc...
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
by
CentralIllinoisHunter
 - Christian County, IL
Question

How waterproof are these compared to the Squaltex?

asked 4 years, 1 month ago
by
BReezey
 - AR
on RedHead® BONE-DRY® C.W.S. Insulated Bibs for Men
6 answers
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answer 1
I deer hunted last week in a heavy downpour all day, and remained Bone-Dry. Perfect name for the product.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
by
Brownhunter
 - Kennett Square, PA
answer 2
They are great. They tend to get heavy when filled with water but you will not be wet...I've been out numerous times in the rain and still don't get wet...and they are still breathable....
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answered 3 years, 1 month ago
by
Ram1
 - O'fallon, il
answer 3
My experience with the Bone Dry membrane clothing is that it is generally on par with Gore-Tex and Columbia's Omni Tech for waterproof-ness. I have become a believer. Also, the membrane breathes well - that it, it lets perspiration out.
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answered 3 years, 7 months ago
by
foxthehunter
 - Northeast Ohio
answer 4
I've worn this system bibs/parka, in sleet/freezing rain/snow. 100% waterproof. Only time moisture gets through is if i actually sit in a wet seat for an extended period of time.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
by
ATourot
 - central square, ny
answer 5
I have both and they both seem about the same to me. I wear Squaltex when its warmer outside. I have been in downpours blown sideways and stayed dry but I dont know about colder weather. The BPS C.W.S bibs and parka are what I wear when its just above freezing and raining or when the snow is just pouring down. I have heard complaints about this system not being waterproof but I have stayed bone dry. So I guess it just really depends on the temperature/conditions you are going to hunt in.

Also, the BPS C.W.S. is way to heavy and warm to walk around in. They are for stand/blind hunting. You can remove the liner in the parka but you cant remove anything from the bibs/pants.......so once again it really depends on what temperature/conditions you are going to hunt in.
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answered 3 years, 11 months ago
by
walmpus
 - Southwest Ohio
answer 6
not sure about the squaltex, but I have never had any moisture near my body with these.
answered 4 years ago
by
Outmama
 - Nashville TN
Question

How tough is the outer material?

I live in SW Missouri and have to go through some pretty thick scrub sometimes. Does it stand up to thorns and rough use?
asked 5 years, 9 months ago
by
Timberhippie
 - Missouri
on RedHead® BONE-DRY® C.W.S. Insulated Bibs for Men
4 answers
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answer 1
The property I hunt on is pretty much all trees and brier. I get snagged on the thorns but I just push through it and haven't had any tears or noticed anything pulled up. These are tough
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
by
Zumahunter
 - Gulf Breeze, FL
answer 2
The outter material is very strong, that is not the problem. If you deal with alot of thorns or briars any bibs or pants that you pay alot of extra money on the breathable membrain like gortex the outter layer wont rip but the thorns poke holes in your membrain and then they leak water.
answered 5 years, 4 months ago
by
jimijo65
 - St. Louis, MO
answer 3
Through some briars I had some trouble. The material tends to easily get snaged by thorns etc but it does not tear easily but does snag.. No issues with regular underbrush even in heavy brush it was fine.
answered 5 years, 8 months ago
by
Outmama
 - Nashville TN
answer 4
I have often worn my CWS bibs while walking thru heavy brush and I've yet to tear the outer fabric in any way.
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Expert Answer
answered 5 years, 8 months ago
by
JTBPS
 - Missouri
Question

What size would you recommend?

I'm seriously considering getting these...unsure on the size. I'm 6'4" 195-200lbs. My inseam is 34-36" depending on the brands. I have a pair of bibs right now that are XL. They're way too short. I noticed there's no XLT (xtra large tall) I'm leaning toward the 2XL-T
asked 5 years, 9 months ago
by
fishingnerd33
 - Nebraska
on RedHead® BONE-DRY® C.W.S. Insulated Bibs for Men
3 answers
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answer 1
There is XL tall, I have them. 6'2" 215, plenty of space.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
by
ATourot
 - central square, ny
answer 2
I am 6'3" 250 and the 2xl are way to long and big in the body. The xl's are a little tight but I would go with those if I had to do it again.
answered 4 years ago
by
Outmama
 - Nashville TN
answer 3
I am 6'2" 235 31 inseam.The tall were to long for me but the extra large regular was good for me.
answered 5 years, 9 months ago
by
4ufrmme
 - Alabama
Question

Is the outer material of the RedHead Bone-Dry bibs quiet and suitable for bowhunting / stalking?

asked 5 years, 9 months ago
by
davepa
on RedHead® BONE-DRY® C.W.S. Insulated Bibs for Men
3 answers
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answer 1
No company makes anything that is 'quiet'. Go slow and it works great, it's gotten bucks and does for me.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
by
ATourot
 - central square, ny
answer 2
I have worn these all season and they are VERY quiet.
answered 5 years, 8 months ago
by
Outmama
 - Nashville TN
answer 3
The CWS material is very quiet compared to some other materials used in bibs. I often use them for bowhunting or ground stalking in very cold weather.
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answered 5 years, 8 months ago
by
JTBPS
 - Missouri
Question

what size do you recommend i am a large man 6.5ft tall and 275 pounds and have difficulty finding a comfortable and good fitting gear

asked 5 years, 8 months ago
by
cheng
 - parsons tn
on RedHead® BONE-DRY® C.W.S. Insulated Bibs for Men
3 answers
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answer 1
You'll need to go to the store and try them on. probably 2x or 3xl and tall.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
by
ATourot
 - central square, ny
answer 2
I am 6'3 and 250. I bought the 2Xl and have LOTS of extra room. Almost too much room. I should have bought the xl but I like the extra room. I think 2xl would fit you very well.
answered 5 years, 8 months ago
by
Outmama
 - Nashville TN
answer 3
I'm 6'7" and 215 pounds and the Large tall fits me very well in the lenght and it is somewhat form fitting. If you like your gear to be somewhat unrestricted I would think and 2xl Tall would be a great fit.
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answered 5 years, 8 months ago
by
JTBPS
 - Missouri
Question

Inseam & Torso length issues?

I have a 29" inseam but a tall torso. I stand 5' 11" tall and have a 42"+ waist and fairly wide shoulders. Fitting bibs and coveralls has always been a problem. What would you recommend for winter weather tree-stand hunting?
I'd prefer coveralls but have never found ones that fit both my inseam and torso length issues.
asked 4 years, 10 months ago
by
Old10Point
 - Jersey
on RedHead® BONE-DRY® C.W.S. Insulated Bibs for Men
3 answers
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answer 1
They will be long for you, period. And at a 42 waist, you migt be tight in XL. May have to go larger if you plan on wearing over pants with a belt. But if you plan on not wearing over pants, you may be ok. I have 38 waist and wear the XL comfortably over insulated pants, with belt and knife on belt. You may have to take the leap for a size and risk sending back. Otherewise, you can try on at a store location...
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answered 3 years, 7 months ago
by
foxthehunter
 - Northeast Ohio
answer 2
If you get the XL bibs they will fit your waist fine, and around the waist is elastic so it has some give if needed. They can also accomodate your torso because you can adjust the straps over you shoulders to fit you properly. The XL jacket should also fit you fine, maybe XL tall if you do have a long torso. I'm about 6'2", 225, pretty wide shoulders and bought XL tall for both. The tall pants are a little too long but they don't get in the way at all.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
by
ATourot
 - central square, ny
answer 3
I am 6'-1" 215lbs, thick chested and have a longer torso/leg ratio also. Typically 36" waist and 32" inseam with a 44"+ chest. When I tried these on in the store, the associate said the inseam lengths were the same for all Regular sizes and that seemed to be the case with what I tried on. The only way the length of the inseam changed was to choose Tall sizes. Otherwise, the only differences in the sizes are the waist size, length of torso, chest size etc. The Tall sizes will have the same chest, waist, etc as the Regulars but be longer in the inseam for bibs and longer in the back and arms for the parka. I wound up with the XL in the bibs and an XL Tall in the parka. The longer length of the XLT coat takes care of the torso and the adjustable straps on the XL bibs take care of the pant legs fitting to length on me. If I wore them snug at the crotch they would be about 1"-1 1/2" shorter than I like. I prefer to have the crotch a little lower to "let me breathe" a little so it works out good. Both the XL bibs and XL Tall parka are a little loose on me. The sizes run pretty true to the size chart numbers. My chest is at the max for large and by the time I layer, I am in the middle of the XL. Long story short - get a tall parka and regular length bibs and you should be good. Just measure yourself and compare to the size chart to get the right waist or chest, whichever is bigger. If you are near the top of the range for one size, choose the next bigger - you don't want them the least bit tight. Remember to allow room for the clothing you will have on underneath them. If you have on a belt or such, measure over it. Tightness ruins the insulation value. I have tree stand hunted with these down to about 0 F with windchills well below zero, and have not been disappointed. Very water proof but does abosorb water in the outer layer like some of the other reviews said. The insulation still does its job even when wet.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
by
HuntsInAllWeather
 - Hills of TN, VA, WVA
Question

What kind of insulation does this product have?

asked 4 years, 9 months ago
by
pastor1
on RedHead® BONE-DRY® C.W.S. Insulated Bibs for Men
3 answers
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answer 1
I think the pants are 900 grain thinsalate. The jacket is 1000 in the chest and 800 in the arms...
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answered 3 years, 1 month ago
by
Ram1
 - O'fallon, il
answer 2
150 gram Thinsulate - very, very warm! Walking far in them will cause sweating! Put them on at the deer stand if you can, or a short walk from the 4 wheeler would be ok, too.
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answered 3 years, 7 months ago
by
foxthehunter
 - Northeast Ohio
answer 3
Thinsulate, the item description gives the exact amount. It's not too bulky though and it has kept me very warm.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
by
ATourot
 - central square, ny
Question

5" 9.5inches tall/ 160 lbs/ 30-32 waist. Which size?

asked 2 years, 4 months ago
by
clickboom
 - florida
on RedHead® BONE-DRY® C.W.S. Insulated Bibs for Men
3 answers
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answer 1
I'd order one size smaller than their sizing guide.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
by
Innsbruck30
 - Central Pennsylvania, Like Alabama)
answer 2
I called Bass Pro Shop and their customer service was great, I kept her busy for nearly half an hour making sure i ortdered the right size. My sone is 6'7" with an inseam of 36" noone else has that size
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
by
Daveb1
 - Ohio
answer 3
Bib are to be ordered by waist size, the medium size which is the smallest these are available in is 32"-34". So you would need the medium.
Staff Answer
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
by
BPSResource10
 - Springfield, MO
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