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Thread: Vintage Wiggys

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2002
    Reno, NV

    Default Vintage Wiggys

    Hey guys,

    I thought some of you might enjoy this. Here are a couple photos of a parka I had Wiggy custom make to my specs back in the 80's. I was using a lot of Wiggys gear back then. You will notice it is a pull over design with a deep front zip, and an insulated tunnel pocket, with drawstrings at the collar and hem. Kind of like an early version of a Kifaru parka but very simple, with much less features. Trust me, the Kifaru parka outperforms this in every detail.

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2002
    FBG, TX

    Default Re: Vintage Wiggys

    Nice design Mel. I've always loved the Anorak style for really crappy weather.
    "Heal with steel"

    "Noli nothis permittere te terere."

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Litchfield County, CT

    Default Re: Vintage Wiggys

    It looks heavy. I am assuming quilted thinsulate was used in the late 80's before the ultralights or polar guard? still love the high collar design on the kifaru parka, I am still keeping hope that the parka and vest/sleeves makes a comeback.
    Right now on eBay someone has a large Kifaru insulated parka going for $204. I would be on it, but I'm holding out for the G2.

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