Underwear

Discussion in 'Clothing' started by Riverpirate, Jun 16, 2017.

  1. Riverpirate

    Riverpirate Supporter Supporter

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2016
    Messages:
    899
    Likes Received:
    3,148
    Location:
    Milner Georgia
    i spend most days in or around water. As a result I don't normally wear underwear. But as I get older I am now feeling the need to wear them when not on the water. I would still prefer a fast drying brief type underwear. Anybody got any recommendations?
     
    Winterhorse likes this.
  2. Odinborn

    Odinborn Supporter Supporter

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2017
    Messages:
    373
    Likes Received:
    1,111
    To me, Duluth Trading and ExOfficio make some of the best underwear, but it all depends on how much you want to spend. I have a few pairs of the Starter brand synthetic boxer briefs that you can get at Walmart for <$5 and they work out very well. Just make sure they come down the thigh a little bit to prevent chaffing. Just my 2¢
     
    rsnurkle, Malamute, NWPrimate and 2 others like this.
  3. crewhead05

    crewhead05 Supporter Supporter

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2014
    Messages:
    3,664
    Likes Received:
    4,628
    Location:
    NW Montana
    duluth buck naked boxers
     
    NWPrimate, Winterhorse and Odinborn like this.
  4. Edgeman

    Edgeman Scout

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 9, 2016
    Messages:
    606
    Likes Received:
    857
    Location:
    Virginia Beach
    Either buy hiking pants/shorts with a "built in" mesh brief, or go with synthetic underwear. That should dry much quicker than cotton.
     
    Winterhorse and Odinborn like this.
  5. dmangler

    dmangler Tracker

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2014
    Messages:
    134
    Likes Received:
    179
    Location:
    Eastern Iowa
    This. Duluth are a little less spendy than the ExOfficos, but both are great.
     
    NWPrimate and Winterhorse like this.
  6. hlydon

    hlydon Scout

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2014
    Messages:
    403
    Likes Received:
    466
    Yep.
     
    NWPrimate and Winterhorse like this.
  7. Swampdog

    Swampdog Supporter Supporter

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2014
    Messages:
    720
    Likes Received:
    867
    Location:
    Florida
    UnderArmour is another brand that makes good hot weather sports underwear.
     
    Winterhorse, Odinborn and marbleman like this.
  8. Harper

    Harper Guide

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2014
    Messages:
    2,492
    Likes Received:
    7,227
    Duluth.
     
    NWPrimate and Winterhorse like this.
  9. mongo

    mongo Scout

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2012
    Messages:
    201
    Likes Received:
    178
    Location:
    Illinois
    Another vote for Duluth Trading Co. underwear. I get the boxers.
     
    NWPrimate likes this.
  10. Elgin

    Elgin Tracker

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2017
    Messages:
    21
    Likes Received:
    54
    Another for Duluth buck naked.
     
    NWPrimate likes this.
  11. Dusty Tom

    Dusty Tom Tracker

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2016
    Messages:
    138
    Likes Received:
    309
    Location:
    Eastern Cascades
    It has been mentioned above but again I gotta say Duluth Buck Naked underwear. Great for construction guys and great in the woods and water.
     
    Winterhorse and NWPrimate like this.
  12. Watcher of the Woods

    Watcher of the Woods Supporter Supporter

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2013
    Messages:
    284
    Likes Received:
    598
    Location:
    Eastern Iowa
    Love my under armors.
     
    Winterhorse and LongChinJon like this.
  13. Stickbow98

    Stickbow98 Supporter Supporter

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2015
    Messages:
    44
    Likes Received:
    132
    Location:
    Upstate New York
    Another Duluth Buck Naked "Supporter"
    The wife just picked me up some of their ARMACHILLO's to try...they're pretty "cool"!! :cool:
     
    Winterhorse, Elgin and NWPrimate like this.
  14. Lichen

    Lichen Supporter Supporter

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2011
    Messages:
    2,966
    Likes Received:
    2,968
    Location:
    Scottsdale, AZ
    I was just looking through the new Duluth catalog, and they now sell underwear with a special pouch for your jimmy. Strange but true.
     
    J. Pierce and Winterhorse like this.
  15. Edgeman

    Edgeman Scout

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Jul 9, 2016
    Messages:
    606
    Likes Received:
    857
    Location:
    Virginia Beach
    Winterhorse and NWPrimate like this.
  16. snapper

    snapper Scout

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2012
    Messages:
    946
    Likes Received:
    538
    Location:
    central NYS
    One more happy Duluth "Buck Naked" customer. They're a lot less expensive than a lot of hiking oriented quick-dry underwear and incredibly comfortable. I prefer the boxer briefs for whatever that's worth :4:

    That's all for now. Take care and until next time....be well.

    snapper
     
    Winterhorse and NWPrimate like this.
  17. Back Off

    Back Off Supporter Supporter

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2017
    Messages:
    517
    Likes Received:
    1,730
    Location:
    Blaine, MN
    I got some Duluth buck naked as well and they are the most comfortable underwear I have ever warn BUT also the stinkiest. I know the UA is also bad as none of my western US hunting buddies wear them anymore either. Seems that Merino Wool is the way to go if odor is an issue. Otherwise yeah, those Duluth Buck Naked are very comfortable.
     
    Winterhorse, NWPrimate and Lichen like this.
  18. DPris

    DPris Scout

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2013
    Messages:
    813
    Likes Received:
    336
    Winterhorse likes this.
  19. roadwarrior

    roadwarrior Supporter Supporter Bushcraft Friend

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2014
    Messages:
    1,724
    Likes Received:
    1,414
    Location:
    CT
    All summer I wear the Duluth Bare naked underwear it helps prevent problems down there. They are not cheap though, I wait for a sale and use a free shipping code.
     
    Winterhorse likes this.
  20. S.Decker

    S.Decker Supporter Supporter

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2017
    Messages:
    148
    Likes Received:
    474
    Location:
    Casco, Wisconsin
    No tightey whiteys for me. The boys gotta breathe.:D
    Close as I get to underwear is my union suits. I wear them all winter long.
     
    Scotchmon likes this.
  21. Malamute

    Malamute Guide

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Oct 23, 2009
    Messages:
    3,481
    Likes Received:
    763
    Location:
    Northern Rockies
    It was mentioned, but it would have gone right by me if I hadn't learned the difference. I went commando for ages, then decided to try some boxers. Boxers were a pain when they didn't lay flat when trying to get your pants on over them. Briefs were uncomfortable from cutting into your legs and crotch, but I was willing to try them again because of the boxers getting rumpled up getting pants on. I mistakenly bought boxer briefs, and was annoyed when I opened them. A hybrid of both other types. And....apparently having the best of both types. They were clingy/snug, which I didn't care for, but stretching them out a little after putting them on, I really liked them. I wouldn't use boxers or briefs if given a choice. The boxer briefs, yes, no problem. Snug enough and long enough not to get wadded up in spots, no chafing or cutting like briefs.
     
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2017
    hidden_lion likes this.
  22. Seacapt.

    Seacapt. Supporter Supporter

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2014
    Messages:
    4,692
    Likes Received:
    5,373
    Location:
    Maine
    I'm on or around the water all the time also and get by just fine with my cotton plaid boxer shorts, if my long pants or shorts get wet I just take them off and wear the boxers till dry and they double as a bathing suit often anyway. Only problem with boxer shorts is you have to be careful when sitting down in front of females or they'll all start singing that 1974 hit song by the Hombres.
     
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2017
    Lichen and Malamute like this.
  23. Ranger99

    Ranger99 Tracker

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2017
    Messages:
    130
    Likes Received:
    328
    Location:
    the Republic of Texas
    this^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ is what i was concerned about.
    thanks for posting this info bit.
    i bought some full synthetic t-shirts this year because they were supposed to be so comfortable
    in this hot muggy climate. but i swear they will stink after 30 minutes as if you'd worn it all day
    in 100 degree heat. at least i can wash and use a little bit of bleach with regular white cotton shirts
    and drawers and they don't stink right off the bat.
    i think i'll just pass again on the full synthetic drawers.
     
  24. marbleman

    marbleman Supporter Supporter

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2015
    Messages:
    894
    Likes Received:
    1,968
    You got me on that one, I had to look it up. I do recall the song (Let It All Hang Out). At first I thought you meant the ZZ Top album, Tres Hombres, but that was in 1972. At the time, that was a breakthrough album for me. I liked prog rock, Zappa, and fancy keyboard stuff. ZZ Top was dead straight, 'three chords and the truth', that album. I saw a great band in the 80's, that played the entire album live. Guitar, bass, drums; bare minimum.

    And back on topic, I grew up on tighty-whities, but when it's hot, I've found that Underarmor boxerjocks work well. I feel weird discussing underwear, I don't know that I ever have, except with my wife. Modern synthetics have come a long way.
     
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2017
    Seacapt. likes this.
  25. tabasco_joe

    tabasco_joe Supporter Supporter Bushcraft Friend

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Mar 3, 2015
    Messages:
    1,115
    Likes Received:
    2,706
    Location:
    pennsylvania
    I just go to Kohl's and check for synthetic underwear that's on sale. A number of brands are good. Just check the materials.
     
  26. TheBromgrev

    TheBromgrev Scout

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2014
    Messages:
    247
    Likes Received:
    14
    Location:
    Burlington, NC
  27. ROCK6

    ROCK6 Scout

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Jun 6, 2010
    Messages:
    666
    Likes Received:
    372
    Location:
    Georgia
    Ex Officio or Duluth. They are similar, I just get a discount on Ex Officio, so I have several pair. This is my standard underwear for backpacking and traveling. They dry extremely fast if hung up or even tossed in the sleeping bag overnight. Zero chaffing or issues; for hot, humid weather they are the top choice.

    ROCK6
     
  28. Scotchmon

    Scotchmon Supporter Supporter

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2016
    Messages:
    468
    Likes Received:
    1,741
    Location:
    Crystal Lake, Il
    +1 for union suits for sedentary cold weather activities like ice fishing. I like the duel layer(Duofold or LLBean). For hot weather it's gotta be quick dry... swamp ass sucks!
     
    Lichen likes this.
  29. Red Wing

    Red Wing Guide

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2016
    Messages:
    1,210
    Likes Received:
    2,771
    Location:
    Dublin, oh
    Sierra Trading Post bought out TJ Maxx/Ross/Marshalls or vise verse..

    In any regard, you can find fantastic scores. Especially for activewear.
     
  30. xrayit

    xrayit Supporter Supporter

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2015
    Messages:
    455
    Likes Received:
    940
    Have used a version of running shorts for years, bought this brand last time and have been more than happy with the quality and durability. Works well when camping in mixed company and business / hotel travel too.

    http://a.co/0XHt3Zp
     
  31. Geezer Butler

    Geezer Butler Tracker

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2015
    Messages:
    10
    Likes Received:
    21
    Location:
    Cave Creek, AZ
    Any synthetic boxer types underwear that is not baggy is what works best for me in the desert heat. Cotton is a no go in these parts for me.
     
    Lichen likes this.
  32. remington79

    remington79 Scout

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2010
    Messages:
    491
    Likes Received:
    526
    Location:
    various parts of the US
    This summer I tried a pair of Ex Officio and they worked great. They dried quick and there was no chaffing. I heard about them on a backpack hunting forum. One of the things that was liked about them (and that I noticed when I wore mine) is they don't stink like other synthetics can. I just bought a second pair last night since they're on sale on Amazon. It's the give-n-go boxer brief. They go down far enough where they don't bunch up and dig in.
     
  33. Fiddlehead

    Fiddlehead Scout

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2011
    Messages:
    753
    Likes Received:
    198
    Location:
    New England
    First of all I look at the fabric. I like 90% polyester 10% spandex. Very comfortable, moves with you (no binding), dries quickly. Next the brand; All major brands have been good and long lasting; Jockey, Adidas, RBX, Puma etc.
    Usually pick them up at a discount store like Marshalls or T J Max in 3 or 4 to a pack for around 10-12 dollars.
    In the winter I like longer leg boxers, In the hot weather short leg boxers.
     
  34. Ragman

    Ragman Supporter Supporter

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Oct 11, 2014
    Messages:
    1,000
    Likes Received:
    726
    I really like my Patagonia briefs.
     
  35. Riverpirate

    Riverpirate Supporter Supporter

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2016
    Messages:
    899
    Likes Received:
    3,148
    Location:
    Milner Georgia
    Nothing Patigonia for me anymore....yea it is political so I won't say any more.
     
    hidden_lion likes this.
  36. Chili

    Chili Supporter Supporter

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2015
    Messages:
    1,344
    Likes Received:
    2,826
    Location:
    DFW, TX
    Fiddlehead likes this.
  37. Fiddlehead

    Fiddlehead Scout

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2011
    Messages:
    753
    Likes Received:
    198
    Location:
    New England
    +1 on the Champions. I have a few pairs and they are very lightweight and comfortable.
     
  38. hidden_lion

    hidden_lion Scout

    Blog Posts:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2015
    Messages:
    406
    Likes Received:
    373
    Location:
    Palmyra, NY
    Need to start a underwear company called "Bushcraft"
    And just like with anything labeled "tactical" you could charge more....maybe have each pair come with a fero rod in the waist band...
     
    remington79 likes this.

Share This Page