User Review: Nautica Nautex Parka
Fabric: Nylon taffeta, Nautex (polyurathane film), polyester mesh lining
Price Paid: $190
Horrible coat! I would strongly advice anyone not to buy this jacket. The fabric is too flimsy, it has no body to it. Its waterproofing abilities are horrible. Yes, the polyurathane film is waterproof, but the DWR came off in one downpoor. I tried to revitilize the jaket with Nikwax Tech wash and Nikwax TX-Direct Spray-on. Even that couldn't help it. Nikwax is a excelent product but I don't think it was made to rise the dead!
And to think I returned a Lowe Alpine MFS Tech Jacket because it was expensive compared to the Nautica jacket. It goes to show that quality is worth a little more most of the time. I hope to upgrade to ethier a Patagonia or a Lowe Alpine jacket. Please e-mail me with any suggestions. Do not buy this coat.