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The quality of this product is top notch with very good attention to detail. Pouch is large enough for a hat, gloves and notebook etc. Sizing is good and allows use of a jumper or puffy underneath the shell for cold weather. I am 5 ft 9 inches, 225 kg and stout. Large fits with just enough room. Tested in 25 mph winds at 30F, the smock stopped the wind and kept me comfortable, it also held up well in the snow. Breathes well and is comfortable on the skin while wearing a short sleeve shirt. As described the shell is not waterproof but still worked well in driving rain. Spent 30 plus minutes in a heavy storm and no seepage in all double layered areas. Very light water penetration in the single layered areas with little to none during heavy mists or sporadic rains. Did what was expected and would recommend. If you want better waterproofing I would order the DV version of this smock. Purchased this to use in the forests and to stop wind, not as a primary raincoat but I like to know it will give me 30 plus minutes of total protection and many more with a little seepage when needed and still be light on warmer days. I liked this product so much that I have ordered a DV jacket from Hilltrek for the rains.
Chris Huntley11th January, 2023