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Friday, 12 February 2016 10:56

Fishin  copy The folks at Refrigiware provided me an Arctic Duck jacket last fall for review.  Problem was, the darn thing is so warm, I had to wait a few months before it got cold enough for me to wear it!

Even in Santa Cruz California it eventually gets cold though.  When nighttime temps dropped down to the 20’s in December I started using the Arctic Duck for my favorite wintertime fishing- surfcasting for perch. As long as my upper body is warm, I can surfcast in shorts all winter.  If the upper body gets cold, then all bets are off!

I’m more than pleased with the look, fit and performance of this jacket. Love the hood and the Sherpa lining.  Pockets are all where they are supposed to be and this style is long enough to cover my vulnerable and expanding beltline. I use this jacket with just a t-shirt beneath.  Plenty toasty even waiting for sunrise on the chilly beaches of Monterey Bay. You can tell a lot about the quality of a jacket just by the zipper. The Arctic Duck has a heavy-duty brass zip that projects quality and endurance for long-term use. While this jacket would be appropriate for Ice Road Truckers, it works just great on early-morning beaches, and also is a good snugly when I’m watching NetFlix late at night.  Contact Refrigiware directly or find a local retailer www.refrigiwear.com.

 

From RefrigiWear

Fishin Porterate  copy RefrigiWear makes some of the world’s toughest, most dependable garments for protection from the cold. We manufacture it with your warmth, your comfort and your safety in mind—for work, play and everyday use.

For more than 60 years, RefrigiWear has put our garments through some of the harshest working conditions known to man…from freezing temperatures in the food industry to men and women working on pipelines sub-zero conditions.

Comfort, versatility and supreme durability are the main characteristics of RefrigiWear’s® Arctic Duck™ jacket. But these only begin to describe a jacket that has many features that make it perfect for working in cold environments. From its heavy-duty zipper and hood to an array of useful pockets, the Arctic Duck™ jacket is one of the most functional and comfortable you will ever find.

 

•    10oz Sherpa pile interior

•    120g Sleeve and 80g body insulation

•    100% Cotton double-fill Duck with Teflon® coating

Zipper Pull copy •    Hood with Sherpa lining

•    Extended back for draft protection

•    2 Chest pockets

•    2 Hand warmer pockets

•    2 Inside pockets (1 zip, 1 Velcro)

•    Built-in pencil pocket

•    Inset sleeve cuff

•    Bi-swing back design for more maneuverability |

•    YKK brass front zipper

•    Reinforced brass tacks for durability

 

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