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Outdoor Research Axiom Jacket

Men's Waterproof Jacket


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Would you recommend it or not? If so, for whom? For what use?



Pros: What are the product's strengths, its best features and qualities?

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Cons: What are the product's weaknesses and limitations?

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Fit & Comfort: How is the overall fit: arms, legs, torso, hood, etc? Is the garment comfortable during outdoor activities? Any friction, tightness, gapping, etc?

Adjustability: Can the garment be adjusted with cuffs, cords, or other devices?

Water Resistance: If waterproof or water-resistant, how does it hold up to rain and snow?

Breathability: How well does the garment vent during activity?

Moisture: Does the material wick sweat away from your skin?

Warmth: Does it keep you warm or cool as expected outdoors? While active? While at rest?

Layering: How well does it layer with other outdoor apparel?

Abrasion: How well does it handle abrasion under normal outdoor use?

Function: Are pockets, zippers, drawcords, hoods, cuffs functional and convenient?

Ease of Use: Do parts and features work as expected? Consistently?

Features: Any noteworthy features, designs, or technology (ex. UPF protection, insect resistance)? Do they live up to expectations?

Construction & Durability: Is it well made? How has it held up over time?

Conditions: Where, when, and how long have you used this gear?

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Account for fit When reviewing gear where a proper fit is essential, describe your relevant body parts and whether or not the gear fit properly. A poor fit should be noted, but fit alone isn’t reason enough to give a bad rating. Look beyond fit and discuss features, performance, construction, durability, etc. More tips for a killer review »

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