Bareback Jacket – New for 2012

March 27, 2012



Another new addition to the 2012 Range is the Bareback Jacket. The Bareback is our base model, bare essentials raincoat. The Bareback coat has been designed as a very affordable, no nonsense jacket that will keep you very warm and very dry.

Three layer Waterproof and Windproof, Breathable material ensures you keep dry as a bone inside while the rain pours down around you. The Jacket is fully seam sealed using heat treated adhesive to ensure it remains water tight even after extensive use.

The outer layer of the Bareback is an Moss Green, brushed tricot fabric that is extremely quiet. This makes the jacket perfect for sneaking through the bush, dry or wet. The brushed tricot on this jacket is a heavy duty layer which makes the Bareback a really tough bit of clothing that is perfectly suited to handle the abuse that comes with rubbing up against trees and foliage, in the effort to crawl and scramble through thick New Zealand and Australian bush.

Two large pockets feature on the coat which once again consists of fully waterproof material. We’ve designed them with a bit of thought put in to it and have got them so they’re ideal for fitting the hunting essentials in, specifically bino’s, cameras and  ammo. A clever waist cord situated just above these pockets is the key to keeping warm in this jacket. With this pulled up tight and the zip done all the way up, the heat you’re core produces is trapped inside the jacket making you a lot more comfortable.

The single slide YKK zip is fully concealed by a generous sized flap, again made from the same waterproof material. This ensures that there is no chance of water creeping in the sides of the zip. Velcro strap cuffs are used to create a tight seal around the wrist to stop water trickling down your arm and simultaneously keep the warm pocket of air inside. We have decided to stay away from neoprene cuffs, unlike a lot of other manufacturers as we’ve found that these tend to hold water for a lot longer than the other materials. This means they take longer to dry out than the rest of the jacket and are the first to start going rotten and smell after a bit of abuse.

The shoulders of the Bareback are seamless, as this is where a lot of the abuse and stretching happens in hunting jackets. On top of them sits a fixed hood. The fixed hood is made with TunnelTECH peak and peripheral vision adjustments, with one touch pullers. This hood allows you to adjust it to suit your own head with a good sized peak that keeps the rain off your face and generous recesses on the sides to allow you to keep a wide range of peripheral vision.

The new Bareback Jacket is in stores now and with all the important features of a quality rain coat plus a few more, we think you’ll find this product quite impressive. But what’s even more impressive is the price! The RRP is just NZ$229.99!!!!

Bareback is a bare essentials rain coat, simple and effective. It will keep the rain out and warmth in.

> Waterproof and breathable 3 layer brushed tricot fabric
> Seam sealed
> Fixed hood with TunnelTECH™ hood and peripheral
vision adjustments with one touch pullers
> Two large pockets
> Seamless shoulders
> Single slider main zipper
> Available in Moss Green
> Sizes S-4XL

For more information on layering:

Barrier layers

Furnace layers

Prime layers


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SIZE GUIDE

MEN'S JACKETS AND TOPS

Place the tape measure around the large part of your chest, usually just below the arm pits. Don't stretch the tape too tight. Align this measurement with the table below to help select your size. Outer layers are made larger to accommodate layers underneath.

 
MEN'S OUTER LAYER JACKETS

 SIZE
CHEST CM
CHEST INCHES
XXS
85-90
33-35
XS
90-95
35-37
S
95-100
37-39
M
100-105
39-41
L
105-110
41-43
XL
110-115
43-45
2XL
115-120
45-47
3XL
120-125
47-49
4XL
125-130
49-51
5XL
130-135
51-53




MEN'S BASE & MID-LAYER TOPS

 SIZE
CHEST CM CHEST INCHES
XXS 85-90 33-35
XS 90-95 35-37
S 95-100 37-39
M 100-105 39-41
L 105-110 41-43
XL 110-115 43-45
2XL 115-120 45-47
3XL 120-125 47-49
4XL 125-130 49-51
5XL 130-135 51-53


MEN'S PANTS & SHORTS

WAIST: Place the tape measure around your waist, just above where your pants would normally naturally rest. Don't pull the tape tight, but make sure it is snug. Align this measurement with the table below to help select your size. 
INSEAM: This is the measurement from the center of the crotch on our pants, to the base of the inner leg.
Our over-trousers are designed to be worn over the top of your regular pants. The sizing is therefore larger than our regular pants. 

 

MEN'S PANTS & SHORTS

 SIZE
WAIST CM WAIST INCHES INSEAM CM
XXS 71-74 28-29 78
XS 75-79 30-31 79
S 80-84 32-33 80
M 85-89 34-35 81
L 90-94 36-37 82
XL 95-99 38-39 83
2XL 100-104 40-41 84
3XL 105-109 42-43 84
4XL 110-114 44-45 85
5XL 115-120 46-47 85

 

MEN'S OVER-TROUSERS

 SIZE
WAIST CM WAIST INCHES INSEAM CM
XS 83-86 33-34 79
S 87-90 34-35 80
M 91-94 36-37 81
L 95-98 37-38 82
XL 99-102 39-40 83
2XL 103-106 41-42 84
3XL 107-110 42-43 84
4XL 111-114 44-45 85

 

WOMEN'S SIZING

Place the tape measure around the largest part of your chest, the narrowest point on your waist and the just above where your pants normally sit on your waist. Don't stretch the tape too tight. Align these measurement with the table below to help select your size. Outer layers are made larger to accommodate layers underneath.

 

WOMEN'S SIZING GUIDE

SIZE
CHEST
WAIST
HIPS
6 79cm / 31" 70cm / 27.5" 102cm / 40.2"
8
 84cm / 33"
74cm / 29.1"
106cm / 41.7"
10
 89cm / 35"
78cm / 30.7"
110cm / 43.3"
12
 94cm / 37"
82cm / 32.3"
114cm / 44.9"
14
 99cm / 39"
86cm / 33.9"
118cm / 46.4"
16
104cm / 41"
90cm / 35.4"
122cm / 48"  
18
109cm / 43"
94cm / 37"  
126cm / 49.6"
20
114cm / 45"
98cm / 38.6"
130cm / 51.2"

 

BOOT SIZING

All sizes are US men's sizing. Measure from the from the back of your heel to the end of your longest toe. Use your foot measurement to select the closest boot size.

BOOT SIZING GUIDE

US
FOOT LENGTH (approximate)
6 9.3 in / 23.6 cm
7 9.6 in / 24.4 cm
8 9.9 in / 25.2 cm
9 10.25 in / 26 cm
10 10.6 in / 26.8 cm
11 10.9 in / 27.8 cm
12 11.25 in / 28.6 cm 
13 11.6 in / 29.4 cm

 

 GAITER SIZING

Measure the circumference of calves at the thickest point. The size on the chart is the largest measurement that will fit in the gaiter. Gaiters can be tightened, but cannot be stretched to fit legs larger than the measurements shown on the chart.

GAITER SIZING GUIDE

SIZE
CALF SIZE
 S
380mm
M
410mm
L
440mm
XL
470mm
2XL
500mm

 

GLOVE SIZING

SIZE
LENGTH CM WIDTH CM
S 18 9
M 19 9.5
L 20 10
XL 21 10.5
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