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Wild Things Tactical Windshirt

Wild Things Tactical Windshirt

A couple of weeks ago I was airsofting in an exposed area, an old quarry site to be exact. The weather forecast was for generally sunny and breezy but with a chance of thunderstorms during the afternoon, so I decided, although I was wearing a soft shell pullover from US brand Wild Things Tactical (WTT) top under my Warrior DCS plate carrier, that I would chuck in one of their Windshirts just in case; and boy am I glad that I did.

As the dark clouds rolled in and the wind started howling I hauled the Windshirt on completely over my kit, securing the hood swiftly. The rain came down in sheets, monsoon-like, but the Windshirt, although not quoted as waterproof, took the brunt of the onslaught leaving me and my kit reasonably dry and perfectly able to continue playing. Storm over, I just scrunched it up and shoved it back into my hydration pouch. I got a LOT of questions later from the guys I was playing alongside, I can tell you!

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Now I’ve had a few of these fabulous overgarments knocking around with me for some considerable time, and the WTT breathable Windshirt provides exceptional protection from wind and rain just when you need it.

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The unique collar design provides full neck protection and, with a half zip front opening, the Windshirt slides over the head easily. A minimally constructed, articulated stow-away hood fits the head snugly allowing a helmet to be worn over it, if you need to. The fit of the shirt is generous enough to pull over a mid-layer, but fitted enough to keep the wind out; if you buy it slightly oversized like I did then it will even fit over a plate carrier and pouches, making it even more versatile.

It weighs next to nothing, a mere 10oz of 70 denier textured nylon which is specially treated to offer high levels of waterrepellence and durability. It scrunches down to about the size of a field dressing, so will easily fit into a pouch or trouser cargo pocket.

It’s simple, effective, and at just £79.99 it’s not going to break the bank either. If you need a bit of fall-back gear that really delivers when you most need it to, then the WTT Windshirt comes very highly recommended!

The WTT Windshirt is available in Tan, OD Green and Multicam.

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