The RedKettle hunting Parka M16 was reviewed in Deer, the official magazine for the British Deer Society.
Here are a few quotes that help sum up the RedKettle philosophy and the thinking behind this particular jacket.
"Not often, in this age of rapidly changing technology, do you come across a product that utilises traditional, natural fabrics in place of modern, synthetic ones and design that eschews fancy features in favour of simplicity."
"Made in Scotland to exacting standards of workmanship, the parka is designed for comfort, with raglan style sleeves and masses of room at the elbow."
"The zips themselves are chunky and appear hard wearing, and are fitted with Hypalon rubber finger tabs that are easy to use with wet, cold or gloved fingers."
"...although it might be primarily designed for stalking, this beautifully made and highly versatile jacket would not look out of place in a wide variety of circumstances, including game shooting, fishing and even hillwalking or other outdoor countryside activities."
The British Deer Society is the only organisation which works exclusively for the welfare of wild deer throughout the United Kingdom.
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Our Light Ventile Hunting Jacket M16 won a test of seven autumn hunting jackets, conducted by the Swedish hunting magazine "Svensk Jakt".
It won with a score of 27 out of 34 possible points. Points were scored on both construction/layout and functionality.
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We're excited to announce the launch of the new Light Ventile Hunting Jacket M19. The two main changes are deliver increased weatherproofing and environmental sustainability.
The size chart measurements are body measurements. Garments will have further allowance for insulating layers.
For example, if your chest measures 100 cm / 40” you should select size Medium.
If you select a Light Ventile Jacket with a slimmer fit you will have room for a base layer and a light mid-layer under the jacket. If you select the Ventile Parka, which has a looser fit, you will have room for a base layer and a heavier mid layer as well as space for trapped air.
Each size (M, L, XL etc.) come in a regular and long size. The two key differences are "height of back" and arm length.
Chest (1): measured during normal breathing whilst standing erect and the tape-measure passed under the armpits and across the chest.
Back height (2): Measured on your back, from where your back of neck meets your shoulders and down to the level of your navel.
Waist (3): measured at natural waistline, between top of hip bone and lower ribs, just around your navel.
Arms (4): tape-measure your straight arm lifted to a horizontal position. Measure from your neck to your wrist bone. Please note, the garment will reach further than your wrist bone, this point is only used as reference for sizing.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about sizing.