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Posted: 9/19/2004 7:14:54 AM EDT
I can have one for $50 and was wondering if they are worth a shit.
Link Posted: 9/19/2004 7:25:01 AM EDT
Real Gore-tex spelled that way? Yep, first hand experiance, since it was marketed to the public.
Link Posted: 9/19/2004 7:26:24 AM EDT
yup... itll do the trick... good at blocking wind...

just make sure you go large with it...
Link Posted: 9/19/2004 7:26:49 AM EDT
Link Posted: 9/19/2004 8:13:07 AM EDT
The ECWS Gortex top and bottom are meant to be used as part of a system of layers, in conjunction with the poly pro's , BDU's, etc. As a stand-alone jacket, I don't think they work anywhere near as well for keeping warm as the old field jacket did.
Link Posted: 9/19/2004 10:36:29 AM EDT
I use my issued gortex for everything from rain to sub zero weather. I put a field jacket liner on under it, and it keeps me nice and warm. Unlike my old field jacket, it also keeps me dry and the wind is never an issue.
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