I have no regrets, this jacket could last a lifetime. I hadn't considered this until you mentioned it, but that sensation doesn't last long for me when I'm working. Some people don't like the feel as they can seem wet and chilly, but it is just the material. The color will also lighten. The men's coat is made with 12. This Filson accommodates other Filson products with buttons inside the wrists, button taps at the neck, and two buttons sewn into the back of the collar.
Description This water-repellent field jacket has a seamless shoulder design to eliminate weak points where rain can intrude. Orders using 4-6 Day ship speed will ship within one business day. Be aware this material does not breath well, at all. I wear my Tin Cruiser out and about, and get lots of compliments with people wanting to know where I got it. . Dry Finish Shelter Cloth lines the entire front and lower back of the Filson jacket, creating a natural game bag in the lower back of the tan jacket and a zippered security pocket in the front left side. That's like getting 10% back in Rewards! I only write this out of shear amazement of how oily and nasty this jacket is, and how after reading tons of stuff online I couldn't find any complaints about it.
I found that you need to break the stuff in with hard use in bad weather, and it will loose the oily stock finish. I do think I'll buy the hood soon so the coat and the hood can age together. Filson also built this jacket with double-needle construction and bar tacking at stress points to ensure it will last for years to come. Love this jacket and I look forward to owning this, as well as other Filson products for a long time. When it gets dirty just use a stiff brush to clean.
It is necessary to apply more wax from time to time that I mostly don't do. It looks super cool and I am satisfied with my investment so far. I chalk it up to people buying expensive stuff and saying only positive things about it to justify their purchase. Someone must be present to inspect, sign, and accept delivery, so we will call you to schedule delivery. Two elastic draw cords at the waist and bottom of the jacket let you close out the cold. It features a collar lined with 100% virgin wool, a drawcord waist and hem for custom fit and snap-adjustable cuffs.
Maybe some of the oil will sink deeper into the fabric. I knew it had an oil finish but I guess I wasn't expecting such a visibly oily finish, and I can't decide whether it feels cold and a tad wet maybe? I bought it to be an everyday casual jacket as well as to throw on in bad weather. It will definitely survive the briar patch better than you. The thick oiled canvas provides great protection, and it gets more stylish every time I wear it. Do you own a Filson's oil finish tin cloth jacket? But for doing battle against cedar trees while wielding a chainsaw, it is armor with no peer. Just remember though by washing it, you will loose the watter repellency I have several Filson oil cloth jackets, including one tin cloth. It also has a lot of nice features that Filson's dont: Cotton lining with nylon bottom piece for wear resistance, adjustable storm cuffs to keep the wind out, 2 or 3 I forget inside pockets, and some others that I can't think of right now.
A solid brass two-way front zipper with a snap storm flap helps you get in and out of your work jacket quickly. The collar also features a tab that lets you lock the collar in the up position for added coverage on windy days. Sleeve: From the center back of the neck, across the shoulder, and down the arm to the wrist Waist: Measure around the natural part of the waist, often the narrowest part of the waist. What is amazing is how anyone wears this stuff at all, when I say it's disgusting I don't say that with even a little bit of hyperbole. No offense to all you Filson lovers, but I've seen and tried on Filson jackets. The seamless upper torso and sleeves provide a smooth fit.