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Helikon-Tex M65 Jacket WAS £78.95

£39.50 - £85.95
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Legendary M65 U.S. Army jacket reborn and made in the same manner as the original. It is made of NyCo Sateen - durable, abrasion-resistant material and fastened with a zip and press studs. It has four pockets, hood hidden in a collar and a warm lining.


Product Features:

  • Material: NyCo Sateen (50% nylon, 50% cotton)
  • Liner: outer lining material: 100% nylon, filling: 100% polyester
  • Four pockets: Two bottom, Two chest
  • Waist and bottom drawstrings
  • Collar with a hidden hood
  • Very warm, detachable lining
  • Front zipper and press studs
  • SKU
    HX-KU-M65-NY-$$
    Brand:
    Helikon-Tex
    Lead Time:
    14-21 Days
    Warranty:
    1 Year
    Size Chart:
    helikonjacket
    Newest:
    2018-10-26 00:00:00
    Shipping Group:
    STANDARD
    Parent Base Price:
    78.9500
    Lead Time Dropdown:
    Limited Stock

    Description


    Legendary M65 U.S. Army jacket reborn and made in the same manner as the original. It is made of NyCo Sateen - durable, abrasion-resistant material and fastened with a zip and press studs. It has four pockets, hood hidden in a collar and a warm lining.


    Product Features:

  • Material: NyCo Sateen (50% nylon, 50% cotton)
  • Liner: outer lining material: 100% nylon, filling: 100% polyester
  • Four pockets: Two bottom, Two chest
  • Waist and bottom drawstrings
  • Collar with a hidden hood
  • Very warm, detachable lining
  • Front zipper and press studs
  • Specification


    SKU
    HX-KU-M65-NY-$$
    Brand:
    Helikon-Tex
    Lead Time:
    14-21 Days
    Warranty:
    1 Year
    Size Chart:
    helikonjacket
    Newest:
    2018-10-26 00:00:00
    Shipping Group:
    STANDARD
    Parent Base Price:
    78.9500
    Lead Time Dropdown:
    Limited Stock

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    • 5
      Helikon Tex M65 jacket

      Posted by Andrew Adams on 8th Mar 2021

      Tip top

    • 4
      Helikon Tex M65 jacket

      Posted by Stephen on 6th Oct 2020

      Certainly the best M65 Jacket that I've had, the only fault being that the velcro on one sleeve is in completely the wrong place to hold the flap up inside, as I don't use the pull-down flaps I sewed it up into place, other than that it's great. I got the black version, would have preferred green but they seem to be unobtainable now. I got a size smaller than usual and it fits nicely with or without the liner. I recommend it.

    • 5
      5*

      Posted by Louis on 14th Jan 2020

      I ordered my jacket around 7pm Sunday with standard delivery and it arrived Tuesday around 2pm It looks and feels amazing quality I took the lining out and wore a hoody underneath it and I was really nice and warm in 6° weather with a light shower and strong winds, I was warm and dry still I would highly recommend I'm 6ft ish with a bit of a dad bod and a large was slightly baggy just how I like it If you want a tailored fit I'd recommend medium but be aware the sizes are large normal etc, there's no large long sizes like other m66s All in all I would highly recommend

    • 5
      M65 jacket

      Posted by Julian on 17th Jan 2019

      I used to buy alpha m65 coats in the late 70s and in the 80s this helikon tec one is as good I am a 48" chest and bought a large which was a good call fits snug with a tee shirt and mid layer with the liner in I think a xl would have been a little big

    • 5
      Established Friend!

      Posted by PETER KEANE on 31st Oct 2018

      Coming up for its third Winter season,this remains my go to' Winter Coat! It is still Smart enough for most things,very comfortable now it's well broken in and I couldn't have found a better buy. Heliikon - Tex M65 is an outstanding version,definitely Fit for Role' and a bonafide bargain!

    • 5
      Great jacket warmish to cold weather

      Posted by PhilD on 11th Jan 2018

      Wore the original army version for a year during National Service, this is almost as good as the original. In winter the liner is very warm, tested in Scotland in the last 3 years down to -10 to -15 C and 30+ mph wind - nicely comfortable walking. Without liner, great in autumn and cold spring, to warm for me in summer except in heavy wind, amazingly windproof. Nice water resistance but not really in strong wind-driven heavy rain as we experience here, although the liner definitely helps. Friend reproofed it with Storm last year after 5 years and it worked well. Zipper not top notch but worked perfectly smooth after waxing. Hood is not really a hood offering much protection, that was designed to put above the helmet in bad weather, I use is in heavy cold wind above a wool hat or in rain above a waxed hat. Heavily used in mountains, forest, hiking etc. for the last 3 years and still almost "mint" condition. Amazingly resistant to heavy battering! For the price, you cannot go wrong, excellent value for money - could probably buy at least a couple for the price of a lightweight goretex jacket which would not survive a year with me ...as I have costly experienced!

    • 4
      Very well made in EU!

      Posted by john on 23rd Oct 2017

      I'm wearing the M65 as a winterjacket so I got a size bigger as normal. Air has to circulate you now and I must be able to layer depending on temperature. Quality is good but I can't understand why they used a 'female zipper' on it. Every jacket I own is exactly opposite of what Helikon uses. I removed the bulky and SHARP puller from the runner on the zip and replaced with cord and shrink tube. Works just fine. I would have liked an inner pocket though. Velcro on the arms are to short. Do not understand why they put on a hood. This thing sucks and they''d better left it of or made a quality one with a better fit and a double layer! Liner does the job but is a bit thin for my taste. Earlier models had pockets on them I understand. I like the fact that it's made in EU ( Poland) Would I buy one again. definitely :)

    • 5
      The ONLY M65

      Posted by DoomDealer on 29th Jan 2017

      If you're looking for a M65, look no further. Seriously. I've had a few M65's (Mil-Tec, Brandit) and none of them come close when it comes to quality or finish. The Helikon is the one to buy. Tough, hard-wearing NyCo and well made; it has a real quality feel to it. The price has gone up slightly in recent months, but even at 70-odd quid it's still well worth the money. I bought the olive and the US woodland versions and have donated my other "M65's" to the local charity shop.

    • 5
      great value for money

      Posted by David on 17th Nov 2015

      I did have an old alpha m65 that got ripped beyond repair, it was my go to jacket. After checking the cost of a new one plus liner, it was twice the cost of this version. I was hesitant in ordering another brand but the reviews of the Helikon were all good, so I decided to buy one. It only arrived today but I've been out in in all day. It's easily on par with my old alpha. The liner is great but the jacket is warm enough without it. Build quality is good and the zips etc. are all working perfectly. Fit is the same as the alpha brand. I'm in a medium with a 41" chest, great fit with and without the liner. It's so good I've just ordered the black too. Heinnies service was top notch too!

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