Tough, durable and with 15 pockets – that’s our Raptor Waistcoat in a nutshell!
Made from an extremely tough military grade fabric with a ripstop weave, the Raptor Waistcoat really is a strong workhorse, perfect for use as a photography vest or for anyone wanting to carry around a lot of kit! All areas of wear are designed to be heavily reinforced and there is a grand total of 15 generously sized pockets, including 2 very clever elasticated lower pockets making the aperture no less than 15cm – perfect for camera lenses, binoculars etc.
The Raptor Waistcoat is ideal for travelling, as a photographers vest, or as a birdwatching gilet. Team it with the matching Raptor Trousers.
The Raptor Waistcoat is made from Rip-Tec fabric.
2 Chest Pockets – 20cm (H) x 15cm (W), incorporating pen slots
2 Large Vertical Chest Pockets – 28cm (H) x 30cm (W) tapering to 20cm large enough to take the Collins Birdguide
2 Large Lower Pockets with flaps – 22cm (H) x 20cm (W), plus 2 inner zippered security pockets and 2 side entry pockets
1 Large External Rear Pocket – 22cm (H) x 40cm (W)
1 Large Internal Rear Pocket – 21cm (H) x 37cm (W)
3 Inner Pockets – including 1 communication pocket
Shoulder Padding – for comfort when carrying heavy loads
Shoulder Epaulettes – to secure straps
Collar – to prevent the rubbing of straps when hanging binoculars or a camera around your neck
Two Way Main Zip – for ease of movement
Side Adjusters – for a closer fit
Rear Pleat – for comfort across the back
Longer Scalloped Back – for added lumbar protection