Recommend a waterproof jacket?

Crazyface

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Regatta jackets seem to be on sale everywhere these days. I actually have one already that I got from TK Maxx a while ago for only 30 quid. I was having a look at some other ones recently, but honestly I couldn't find anything that beats the one I have for the price. It has a hood as well which is handy when you're carrying in winter - can't be bothered faffing with an umbrella when I don't have the trolley to attach it to.
Regatta and others like this are made for stupid clowns who go out walking in stupid weather for 6 hours or more. That's why I'm hunting for the right jacket in Millets and Mountain Warehouse. Nuts to paying golf shop prices.
 

Orikoru

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Regatta and others like this are made for stupid clowns who go out walking in stupid weather for 6 hours or more. That's why I'm hunting for the right jacket in Millets and Mountain Warehouse. Nuts to paying golf shop prices.
In fairness, since I made that post I tried the Regatta jacket for golf and it had very little stretch if any at all, so it wasn't much good for swinging a club - too tight on the upper arms. I now have the Castore jacket that came up in another recent thread about jackets. It's not specifically for golf but it's more of a sports one so it's flexible.
 
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Went to see Simple Minds & Deacon Blue at Blenheim Palace on Saturday. It absolutely lashed down with rain for hours. My new Stuburt Evolution rain jacket kept me 100% dry underneath, which is quite something considering the conditions. A big recommendation here!
 

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Bump.

Anyone have anything to say about this jacket and if it’ll do the trick?

Yes yes, I know. Galvin Green for £200+ is the way to go for top quality etc, but I don’t have that budget. :)

https://www.americangolf.co.uk/clothing-shoes/waterproofs/stromberg-men's-oceantee-waterproof-jacket-389379.html?dwvar_389379_variantimage=navy/grey
If on a budget, I'd suggest you consider Ebay for either GG (as I have) or the FJ Hydrolknit that seems to have a very good reputation. A bit more stringent selection criteria is required, but the couple I've bought - one as a replacement for my 20+yo first WP suit and another to keep in an 'away' bag at a mate's - have both been fine.
There's actually a gradual, but increasing movement away from GoreTex/NikWax as the chemicals involved are decidedly bad for the environment.
 

Tashyboy

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£55. Absolute bargain. Is that the Nottingham one? I love McArthur Glen sites. The one at York is brilliant.
Much prefer the York one but yes at Sutton in Ashfield. They had a good selection of sizes. Was impressed with the amount of good priced stuff in UA. Nike was rammel. I bought some running short ( for beach and hols). Just ordered another 2 pairs off there site. Cheap as chips with a 15% code as well 😁
 

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Much prefer the York one but yes at Sutton in Ashfield. They had a good selection of sizes. Was impressed with the amount of good priced stuff in UA. Nike was rammel. I bought some running short ( for beach and hols). Just ordered another 2 pairs off there site. Cheap as chips with a 15% code as well 😁
I got myself of UA trainers for £25 last time I was in the York one, Steph Curry ones. Ridiculously comfy, a joy to wear. You have to love an outlet bargain, so satisfying.
 
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