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Andy Wszalekwrote a review of on April 10, 2016

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times
Fit: True to size
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 165 lbs
Size Purchased: Large

Was in the market for a utility midweight jacket and found it in the Gravity. Warm, fairly light, water-resistant. I also like the athletic cut for those more high-intensity activities. Good for layering or independent use on cool days.

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Andy Wszalek

Andy Wszalekwrote a review of on April 10, 2016

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 165 lbs
Size Purchased: Medium

I never understood the vest hype until I bought this one. Got the Deep Forest and it goes with just about everything. Some days I have to convince myself NOT to wear it. Light, very warm, not bulky at all. Cuts wind and repels water very well. Wonderful addition to any wardrobe.

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Andy Wszalek

Andy Wszalekwrote a review of on April 10, 2016

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times
Fit: True to size
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 165 lbs
Size Purchased: Large

Very light, breathable, great range of motion. Cuts wind nicely. Big enough to cover me without being baggy. Haven't yet subjected it to a deluge but has held up nicely in steady rain. Also like how hood stows away.

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Andy Wszalekwrote a review of on April 10, 2016

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it several times
Fit: True to size
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 165 lbs
Size Purchased: M-32

Like Ned Flanders said of his ski suit "it feels like I'm wearing nothing at all!". These pants are fabulous. Lightweight, water and dirt repelling, stretchy, stylish leg covers. Can easily go from office to cliff face. Also very impressed with wind-stopping ability. Kept my legs warm in 25 mph winds and 40 degrees. Will definitely be adding another pair soon.

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Andy Wszalekwrote a review of on January 15, 2016

5 5

Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit: True to size
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 170 lbs
Size Purchased: Medium

I've been in the market for a lightweight, compact jacket for both solo use and pairing with my Carhartt shell. At 6' 3", 170lbs sizing is often troublesome (long arms and skinny torso). The medium fit beautifully. Perfect in the arms and enough room in the torso for layering without being huge.

When I pulled it out of the bag my initial thought was "this thing is way too light to work". I was fortunate enough to be blessed the next day with a usual Central Illinois January day of -17F to try it out on. I went out on a 3 mile walk with just the jacket and a cotton long-sleeve base layer. Despite the 15mph wind and chilly temps, the jacket performed like a dream. I felt no chill come through and while my face was a nice windburned red at the end, everything covered by the jacket was nice and toasty, but not too much to make me sweat.

All I could say when I got home was "WOW". This is a fabulous get and I look forward to putting it through its paces. I am swapping it out though for another color since "Arbor Green" was a little too soft for my super macho lifestyle :) Buy this jacket!!

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