Gear Vertx Jackets and Hoodies – Tactical Tips Recoil Staff October 29, 2021 Join the Conversation As the weather rotates cooler, Vertx has released a new series of men's and women's outerwear. In keeping with their style and direction, each model is tailored towards the needs of those who carry, whether for protection or by profession. New to this year, two women's jackets, and three mens/unisex hoodies bring deliberate design choices and curated materials to the table. For the women's jackets, the Fury Hardshell is built out of a fabric that regulates both moisture and temperature. The Trailhawk combines a classic motorcycle jacket styling with utility pockets and a waxed canvas construction. Each hoody addresses a different style and function, from casual wear to a more technical garment. Women's Fury Hardshell Jacket Features: Waterproof breathable shell with taped seamsVaporCore™ powered by 37.5® Active Particle Technology captures and releases moisture, keeping the body in its ideal microclimate of 37.5% relative humidity with a core temperature of 37.5 degrees CelsiusInternal AbrasionGuard™ lining resists wear from CCW and EDC gearZippered pass-throughs in both front hand pockets allow discreet access to appendix-carry gearExtended tail maintains belt and back coverage when bending and during strenuous activitiesFitted hood with reinforced visor and rear neck stiffener has top and side opening adjustmentsArticulated sleeves and seamless underarm gussets improve range of movementHood and hem adjust with locking shock cordsZip-through storm collar with extended chin protectionWater-resistant YKK® main zipperAthletic fit allows for layering for added protection or to quickly change up your look Construction: All seams are taped for 100% waterproof protectionYKK® self-repairing nylon coil zippers on front closure, hand pockets and internal pass-throughsSnag-proof gathered elastic closure on sleeve cuffsStorm flaps cover YKK® self-repairing nylon coil zippers on left chest and hand pocketsLocking shock cord adjustments on hood and bottom hem Fabric and Technology: Shell: 98% Nylon/2% Spandex shell with 37.5® laminateAbrasionGuard™: 96% Polyester/4% SpandexYKK® VISLON® Aquaguard® main zipper with internal wind guardVaporCore™ powered by 37.5® Active Particle Technology captures and releases moisture, keeping the body in its ideal microclimate of 37.5% relative humidity with a core temperature of 37.5 degrees Celsius Women's Trailhawk Jacket Features: Synthetic wax finish provides water and wind resistance and a casual weathered appearanceZippered chest pockets are ideally suited for documents, IDs and other small itemsHand pocket with vertical pass-through allows discreet access to appendix-carry gearCuffs adjust with double snap closureThree discreet stash pockets let you pre-load key itemsErgonomic sleeve improves range of motionLeft-side back pocket is equipped with wallet trap and sized to fit rifle magazines or standard sized smartphoneMoto-style collar with button closure provides added coverageGrosgrain hanger loop is comms compatible Construction: Triple and double-needle stitching reinforce key-use areasFitted construction complements natural shape while leaving room for appendix-carry gearYKK® Metaluxe main zipper with vintage finish for a casual appearance Fabric and Technology: 50% cotton/40% polyester/10% nylon with light synthetic wax finish for wind and water resistanceYKK® METALUXE® VISLON® zippers with vintage finish Manitou Hoody Features: Athletic carry fit allows layering for a variety of looksInternal AbrasionGuard™ lining resists wear from CCW and EDC gearFull-zip front with zippered left external chest pocketVertical zippered pass-throughs concealed inside zippered hand pockets allow discreet access to appendix-carry itemsFitted stretch hood is cordless to reduce snag hazardsDrop-back hem maintains belt and back coverage when bending and during strenuous activities Construction: Flatlock stitching for improved comfortArticulated raglan sleeve with underarm gusset increases mobilityAnatomical hood design doesn’t impair visionQuiet fabric reduces noise on the moveWater-resistant DWR exterior finishYKK® VISLON® zipper Fabric and Technology: Body: 100% Nylon Mini-ripstopSleeve: 47% Nylon/36% Polyester/17% SpandexAbrasionGuard™: 96% Polyester/4% Spandex60 g PrimaLoft® Gold Active insulation Firebase Hoody Features: Athletic fit allows layering for a variety of looksInternal AbrasionGuard™ lining resists wear from CCW and EDC gearFull-zip front with extended chin guard for enhanced weather protectionVertical zippered pass-throughs concealed inside zippered hand pockets allow discreet access to appendix-carry itemsRoomy internal left chest pocket with vertical zipper for convenient access to cell phone, ID and other small itemsFitted stretch hood is cordless to reduce snag hazards and provides full neck coverage with chin guardDrop-back hem maintains belt and back coverage when bending and during strenuous activitiesAll zippers are YKK®– the main zipper locks while pocket and pass-through zippers are non-lockingRemovable shoulder patches allow addition of ID patches or pen and tool storageIR patch on hood offers added visibilityWatch window provides discreet access to wrist-worn gearComms pass-throughs inside hand pockets allow concealment of wires and cords Construction: Flatlock main seams to improve comfortRaglan sleeve construction removes irritating seams from top of shoulders4-way stretch fabric allows for added mobilityBinding on edge of hood adds durability and adds structure to improve visibilityYKK® VISLON® reverse coil self-repairing nylon zippersExternal zipper garages and quiet zipper pulls eliminate rattleGauntlet-style cuff with thumb loopMesh at top of pocket bag provides ventilationPill and abrasion-resistant material extends the life of the garment Fabric and Technology: Body: 47% nylon/36% polyester/17% SpandexAbrasionGuard™: 96% polyester/4% Spandex Paratus Hoody Features: Athletic fit allows layering for a variety of looks and conditionsInternal AbrasionGuard™ lining resists wear from CCW, EDC gear and other tools on both sides and around the backPullover style with large kangaroo front pocketZippered vertical pass-through is concealed inside the kangaroo pocket to allow discreet access to appendix-carry itemsAdjustable drawstring hood Construction: Flatlock stitching for improved comfortRaglan sleeve construction eliminates seam irritation on top of shouldersYKK® reverse coil self-correcting nylon zipper Fabric and Technology: Body fabric is 7.37 ounce, 45% Polyester/34% 37.5® Polyester/21% CottonAbrasionGuard™ fabric is 96% Polyester/4% Spandex Shop Vertx at: www.vertx.com More Tactical Tips from Vertx Vertx EDC BagsGo 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