/ OI NEWS: Popular Science Magazine: Gore-Tex V Polartec Neoshell Test

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Popular Science Magazine Article - Neoshell, 4 kbFor 35 years, Gore-Tex dominated the waterproof, breathable fabric market, but recently the company has had more competition. Popular Science Magazine put new Gore-Tex Active Shell and Polartec Neoshell through the wringer to see which stood out.

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nufkin - on 07 Dec 2011
In reply to UKC Gear:

Hmm. Seems like the review missed a few tests - like, you know, actual rain...
Scarab - on 07 Dec 2011
In reply to UKC Gear:


Is that about as close to having it black on white as it can get :D.


IE I think the waterproofing was taken for granted anyway :)
Ross McGibbon - on 07 Dec 2011
In reply to UKC Gear:
Shame they were tested in cold, dryish weather, like we rarely get in the UK and mostly times when I wouldn't be wearing a waterproof.
The question for UK climbers & walkers is - how are they in rain, drizzle, mist?
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Lemony - on 07 Dec 2011
In reply to Ross McGibbon: We've had one on long term test and really like it. Haven't got a full review yet but this was after about a month of use: http://www.facewest.co.uk/facewestblog/2011/09/30/rab-stretch-neoshell-tested/

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