The Wild Hare Hydro-Elite Shooting Jacket sets the bar high with these features:
•Utilizes patented eVent DV Alpine Waterproof breathable membrane with Direct Venting™ technology
•The 100% nylon outer shell with water repellent finish is strong and durable
•2-Way YKK AquaGuard waterproof zipper
•Genuine leather pad and pocket trim
•Internal shoulder pocket for ShockEater® recoil pad
•Hidden waterproof hood rolls collar
•Low profile fleece lined collar won’t interfere with gun mount
•Vented rear cape and underarm zippered vents
•Large shoulder gussets provide freedom of movement and swing
•Double expandable waist pockets with drain holes
•Zippered hand warmer pockets
•Accessories clip on both hips
•Split sides allow access to pants pockets
•Internal accessories pocket large enough to hold smart phone
•Elastic at waist prevents ride up and gives the coat a tailored look
•“No Questions Asked” Lifetime Guarantee
The critical difference between eVent technology and traditional waterproof/breathable fabrics is the millions of microscopic pores built in to eVent's proprietary membrane that work instantly to vent water vapor (sweat) that builds up inside your apparel and footwear when you perform.
This is called Direct Venting™ technology, and unlike other technologies, it doesn't need to get wet to work. It’s a 'dry system' that allows eVent fabrics to be fully waterproof and fully breathable – keeping you dry and comfortable in the widest range of temperatures and conditions.
Direct Venting™ technology is engineered to keep you in the ‘dry zone’ – a steady state of temperature and humidity that reduces the wild swings our bodies go through to stay in balance during physical exertion.
The result is that you’ll spend more time performing at your best and less time fussing with your gear. And when conditions are bad, that can make all the difference.
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Your garment made with eVent fabrics may contain a durable water repellent finish (DWR) on the exterior of the fabric that serves as a first barrier to penetration of the fabric by external water. This DWR finish degrades over time and will occasionally need to be replenished. You will be able to tell when this water repellency has degraded because water will cease to bead up on the fabric. Even though the waterproof eVent membrane is still keeping the water from passing through the fabric, performance will be increased if you maintain the DWR finish with regular treatments. We suggest treating the DWR finish at the same time as your regular garment washings.
How to wash your eVent garment
Always follow the garment manufacturer’s care and use instructions. Below are general considerations for maintaining garments with eVent fabrics. Avoid heavy soiling, which could affect membrane performance temporarily. Thorough washing will generally maintain and restore product performance. Regular washing of your eVent garment will enhance product performance. Your garment may be machine washed in warm water (110F / 40C) with liquid detergent, and we recommend a second rinse to remove all traces of detergent from the fabric. We recommend you drip-dry your garment. Remember also to refer to the garment manufacturer’s guidelines. Do not use fabric softeners or bleach. Never dry-clean your garment. We also recommend that you avoid ironing the garment, but if you do, use the steam setting on no higher temperature than “warm”. At some temperatures, the heat from the iron can have a rejuvenating effect on the DWR finish but there is a greater potential for fabric damage if the iron is too hot.
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