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Old 05-31-2018, 01:42 PM
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Some real-world feedback from a member of ActiveMSers. - D

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Hey Dave, I just wanted to thank you for the help with picking a cooling vest.

I purchased the Thermapparel Undercool before my sister's outdoor wedding. It was a scorcher, but I kept cool by putting the vest on under my shirt prior to the ceremony. I was outside in the sun over 45minutes without breaking a sweat or any other heat symptoms, and i could have been out longer. The vest could have lasted much longer.

Thanks again for the valuable review and additional info. Wish you the best, take care.

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A follow up. I just wore mine to a ballgame with near 100-degree temps. I put it on when I got into the stadium to maximize its cooling lifespan (rather than wear it in our air-conditioned car). While temps cooled a bit after sundown, it was still in the 90s in the 7th and the vest still had charge. Got a solid three hours out of it!

The next weekend, wore it to an outdoor BBQ and no one had a clue I was wearing it under my T shirt. Again got about 3 hours of wear. Note that ABQ has low humidity, so that may influence cooling duration, not sure...
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Dave and Aaron,

Glad your vest is working out so well for you! We are so happy you were able to enjoy the wedding Aaron!

Wow 3 hours is a long time! We have seen a wide range in testing the undercool(45 minutes to over 3 hours); humidity, outside temperature, and activity level all seem to play an integral roll in how long any vest will last. A great reason for everyone to check out all the vests available and look at dave's suggestions for which one will fit there needs best
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So a follow up, so folks don't get too excited. The 3 hours are outliers in our routine testing. On a recent bike ride (90s, midday, hard exercise), we got 1 hour 20 minutes max. For a car show, also outdoors and midday, the vest was exhausted in an hour and a half.

Those are more typical numbers. Still impressive, but not eye-popping....
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