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Outback Oilskin Vest

Price: $129.00

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For the dry Australian outback and the extreme weather of New Zealand’s South Island, rugged work gear like this oilskin canvas vest is essential. Its wax-impregnated material resists rain through years of hard wear. Seven outer pockets, including two hand-warmer pockets, keep all of your essentials comfortably at hand. One inner pocket is perfect for wallet, passport, or MP3 player. Snaps at the waistband and a zip closure with snap-over storm flap keep the wind out. Flannel lined with a nubuck leather-lined collar.


100% cotton. Imported. Men’s sizes M (40-42), L (44-46), XL (48), XXL (50-52).


Use a soft brush to remove any dirt. The jacket can be spot-cleaned with a damp sponge and cool water, but using detergent or dry cleaning will destroy the waterproof treatment.


Check for dry patches periodically, especially in high-friction areas like neck and shoulders. If the fabric looks and feels dry, or if you notice leaking, the coat can be reproofed with a paraffin wax. How often the vest will need reproofing depends on how heavily it's worn. An average time frame is once every five years. Search online for "reproofing oilskin" for materials and how-tos.


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Outback Oilskin Vest
 
4.4

(based on 5 reviews)

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5.0

Outback Oilskin Vest

By Mary the Sister

from Aberdeen, WA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Above expectations

Cons

  • Burdensome Weight

Best Uses

  • Sightseeing

Comments about Outback Oilskin Vest:

Vest will be worn when my sister travels to England and Scotland this Fall.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

A good product

By cb rider

from Temecula, CA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • looks cool
  • Looks good anywhere

Cons

  • none

Best Uses

  • Motorcycle rides

Comments about Outback Oilskin Vest:

Just got back from a ride near San Diego across the desert to Big Bend National Park, Texas. The weather was moderate, but got a little hot the last couple of days. I wore it often under my leather jacket and then as the day warmed I shed the jacket. It is now my favorite vest. cb

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

disappointed. sizing awful

By bsky

from shrewsbury Pa

Verified Buyer

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    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Outback Oilskin Vest:

        Terrible that it took 2 months to get a credit from NG and there phone employees not very nice. I will no longer shop this catalog

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Outstanding Quality & Workmanship

        By Grateful Recipient

        from Upstate NY

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Unique
        • Warm

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Outback Oilskin Vest:

            I received this vest as a Christmas gift. It's been very comfortable; great fit and well made. The unique properties of oilskin are interesting as well. I expect to get many years of service from it.

            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Real Quality

            By Canadian Goddess

            from Calgary, Alberta, Canada

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Outback Oilskin Vest:

            Purchased for my Father as a gift
            The color, cut, fit and quality is all excellent!
            My Father is hard to please - and he was very pleased!

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