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Awards Best Buy Award Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award   
Price $16.75 at Amazon$31.73 at REI
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$29.96 at Backcountry
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$29.25 at Backcountry
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Pros Inexpensive, breathable, layers wellDurable, soft, good odor controlLoose comfort, durable, soft fabric, respectable odor controlGood fit, soft fabric, breathableInexpensive, supportive, breathable
Cons thin waisband, legs roll upHeavy, extra thick waistbandLoose fit not for active use, bunches up under tight-fitting clothingPiping is annoying, lots of seams at crotch, not incredibly durableDoesn't block odor well, less refined fit
Bottom Line An inexpensive but high quality pair of boxer briefsIt works and stands the test of time, whether on a plane or in the backcountryThe Vapor is comfy and durable for casual use and travelComfy, light, breathable, and handsome, but we question some of the design choices and longevityIf the price of most travel skivvies is a bridge too far, this pair is worth a hard look
Rating Categories Echo Boxer Brief Merino 150 Boxer Brief Duckworth Vapor Brief Icebreaker Anatomica Boxers Give-N-Go Boxer Brief
Comfort (35%)
7
7
8
6
7
Breathability (20%)
8
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5
Odor Control (20%)
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Durability (15%)
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Drying Time (10%)
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Specs Echo Boxer Brief Merino 150 Boxer... Duckworth Vapor... Icebreaker... Give-N-Go Boxer...
Material 100% Polyester 87% Merino wool, 13% nylon core 50% Recycled polyester, 38% merino wool, 12% modal 83% Merino wool, 12% nylon, 5% Lycra corespun 94% Nylon, 6% Lycra spandex
Inseam (inches) 6.4 in 6 in 6 in 4.5 in 5.5 in
Measured weight (ounces) 2.2 oz 3.2 oz 3.1 oz 2.9 oz 3.2 oz
Fly? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Flat-lock seams Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Air Dry Test 45 min 2 hrs 2 hrs 1.25 hrs 1 hrs
Dryer safe? Yes Yes, tumble dry low No No Yes, tumble dry low
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