German Bundeswehr Flecktarn Sympatex Parka
German Bundeswehr Flecktarn Sympatex Parka
German Bundeswehr Flecktarn Sympatex Parka
German Bundeswehr Flecktarn Sympatex Parka
German Bundeswehr Flecktarn Sympatex Parka
German Bundeswehr Flecktarn Sympatex Parka

We're not sure if the Germans have started burning these too, but we really hope not. The Flecktarn SympaTex parka is the hardshell first cousin of the classic cotton/poly Flecktarn parka you know and love. It wears hard, while being light enough to wear in the summer.

SympaTex is a fabric/membrane that is both water and windproof but allows water vapor to flow through. It's very similar to American Gore-Tex but originates from a European parent company. SympaTex is widely used across Europe in sports and recreation gear and has had considerable success winning military contracts.

 TL;DR It's a damn good waterproof shell in Flecktarn.

Specs

  • German Flecktarn pattern on delicious weatherproof SympaTex membrane
  • Zippered main closure with snap-secured double storm flap
  • Two roomy low-front snap-secured pockets
  • Hook and loop fabric for nametape, patches on both shoulders, and tightening cuffs
  • Cinch cord in hood and at bottom of parka "skirt" (that's what that part is called, apparently)

 Type

 Flecktarn comes in two color versions.

  • Pre-2005:The five-color pattern everyone thinks about when they hear Flecktarn — vibrant and robust
    • Pre-2005 variants:Sometime during the 90s, Germany was in high demand for BDUs, so it contracted a handful of different companies for manufacture. Construction is identical, but color is not. With the number of different batches being produced by different printing equipment, the tone of the five colors varies from company to company
  • Post-2005:In 2005 the five colors of Flecktarn were altered into more muted tones. Since then, the colors have stayed free of variation. Every piece made since 2005 features this muted version of Flecktarn

Condition

All parkas are in like-new to very good condition with no indications of damage.

German Bundeswehr Flecktarn Sympatex Parka

Rated 4.8 out of 5
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$49.99
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$49.99
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We're not sure if the Germans have started burning these too, but we really hope not. The Flecktarn SympaTex parka is the hardshell first cousin of the classic cotton/poly Flecktarn parka you know and love. It wears hard, while being light enough to wear in the summer.

SympaTex is a fabric/membrane that is both water and windproof but allows water vapor to flow through. It's very similar to American Gore-Tex but originates from a European parent company. SympaTex is widely used across Europe in sports and recreation gear and has had considerable success winning military contracts.

 TL;DR It's a damn good waterproof shell in Flecktarn.

Specs

  • German Flecktarn pattern on delicious weatherproof SympaTex membrane
  • Zippered main closure with snap-secured double storm flap
  • Two roomy low-front snap-secured pockets
  • Hook and loop fabric for nametape, patches on both shoulders, and tightening cuffs
  • Cinch cord in hood and at bottom of parka "skirt" (that's what that part is called, apparently)

 Type

 Flecktarn comes in two color versions.

  • Pre-2005:The five-color pattern everyone thinks about when they hear Flecktarn — vibrant and robust
    • Pre-2005 variants:Sometime during the 90s, Germany was in high demand for BDUs, so it contracted a handful of different companies for manufacture. Construction is identical, but color is not. With the number of different batches being produced by different printing equipment, the tone of the five colors varies from company to company
  • Post-2005:In 2005 the five colors of Flecktarn were altered into more muted tones. Since then, the colors have stayed free of variation. Every piece made since 2005 features this muted version of Flecktarn

Condition

All parkas are in like-new to very good condition with no indications of damage.

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Rated 3 out of 5
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A little large

Very nice jacket, the Large size is a bit more like a XXL or maybe larger

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Great Coat

I'm really happy with my coat but I should have ordered the small. I'm 5'10 135 and I'm swimming in this thing. Looks like the small is out of stock now but will definitely purchase one if they come back in.

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Great Piece of Gear in Best Camo Pattern

TL;DR - Shut up and buy it.

First of all, if you're like me, you're probably a little worried about the sizing. But if you follow the chart, you'll be Gucci. It fits true to size. The condition was absolutely excellent. The colors are fantastic. Practically brand new, save for that musty surplus-y goodness smell. I took it for a spin and it stands up to pretty significant Floridian downpour really well. If you're on the fence, DOOO EEEEEEEET. Pull the trigger.

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Pre 2005. Will go to the Ball in it.

It is in very good condition apart from the bullet holes and blood stains. (Expertly repaired I might add.) OK: I made that bit up. Very comfortable. Almost as new. The Royal Mail charged their usual Customs and Handling Fee. (I wonder who the criminal Mast Mind is behind that enterprise? But he should be apprehended as soon as possible!) I highly recommend this product. Very pleased with it. (The camouflage is not very affective in the Urban City setting. Although I have been mistaken for a tree by a dog.) Fits well. Well done lads.

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I ordered and it shipped :3

It's a jacket, it work and do jacket thing

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