Poncho Villa™ 2020 Version

$69.00 USD$179.96
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technical soft-shell poncho

Our thoroughly modernized version of the classic military poncho has more in common with technical sport jackets than the old vinyl camping stand-by that usually comes to mind. An industry first, it should reintroduce a generation to the functional benefits that having no sleeves affords.

The poncho can be stuffed into its own front pocket for storage. It even has a vent for drying!

_ water-resistant/breathable soft-shell fabric
    (86% polyester, 14% spandex; liner is 100% polyester)
_ 100% waterproof fully-taped seams throughout
_ 10,000 mm waterproof rating - rainproof & waterproof for
    light rain/average snow & light pressure type of conditions.
_ generous size to fit over packs/bags/chest-packs
_ large front & back fuzzy loop panels for agency i.d.
_ fuzzy loop panels on the shoulders & head-back
_ ample hood with brim section fits over head-wear
_ hood-cinchers for front and back-of-head adjust
_ zipper front to chin for full rain-coverage of throat
_ large perimeter grommets for hanging as tent/tarp
_ side snaps for closing edges in severe weather

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Details

_ water-resistant/breathable soft-shell fabric

    (86% polyester, 14% spandex; liner is 100% polyester)


_ 100% waterproof fully-taped seams throughout


_ 10,000 mm waterproof rating - rainproof & waterproof for

    light rain/average snow & light pressure type of conditions.


_ generous size to fit over packs/bags/chest-packs


_ large front & back fuzzy loop panels for agency i.d.


_ fuzzy loop panels on the shoulders & head-back


_ ample hood with brim section fits over head-wear


_ hood-cinchers for front and back-of-head adjust


_ zipper front to chin for full rain-coverage of throat


_ large perimeter grommets for hanging as tent/tarp


_ side snaps for closing edges in severe weather





Advantages of Poncho vs. Jacket:



_ fully covers the torso and most of legs



_ fully covers packs, bags and equipment



_ allows rain-free access to pockets/bags



_ dry equipment or weapon manipulation



_ can become a small make-shift tent



_ two ponchos combine for a larger tent



_ can be used as a seating/work surface



_ quick on and off over layered clothing




Differences between Original vs MK2. (2020) PonchoVilla®:



1. Attachment loops and snaps added on V. 2020 to allow for coupling
of Fleece Poncho Liner (so they don't separate in windy conditions.)


2. Lasercut MOLLE added on the loop fastener on the pocket flap.


3. Same-color seam tape on the inside (already implemented on some of the later batches of the original design.)

Specs & Dims

Expanded Size: ~80" L x 53" W (203 x 135 cm); Folded Size: ~13" L x 11.2" W x 2.2" D (33 x 28.5 x 5.5 cm)

Other Info Front
Loop: ~14.6" L x 3" W (37 x 7.5 cm); Side Loop: ~5.3" L x 4" W (13.5 x
10 cm); Back Loop: ~12.6" L x 3" W (32 x 7.5 cm); Hood Loop: ~3.4" L x
3" W (8.7 x 7.5 cm)

Main Material Water-resistant breathable soft-shell (taped seams are 100% waterproof)

Design Simi Valley, California - In-House Team.

Manufacturing Imported

Product Weight~2.3 lbs.

Instruction/Care

Customer Reviews

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Walker
Excellent Quality

While working in coastal Georgia I had to walk to work, twice in a hurricane/Cat 3 tropical storm. I wore the Poncho Villa to protect my rucksack contents and try to stay dry. Although soaked from mid-thighs on down before I even got to the street, after 40 minutes walking in monsoon rain my upper body and equipment stayed dry. This is an outstanding re-imagining of the classic rain poncho. Material feels good and the hood actually turns with my head. The pouch pocket works well to store it. Because the rain in Georgia comes on hard and fast I could get this out of my ruck and deployed quickly. Best of all I could take it off fast when the rain stopped. That meant I wasn't stuck wearing rain gear in a warm and humid environment. The quality is very high. Quality costs; I think this is a fair value. I can recommend this item wholeheartedly.

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Abdullah
Superb

The fabric is great. Itâ€s not water proof but water resistant, which it does. Folding and unfolding is easy.

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Robert H
awesome

what a awesome product! this thing got 100 uses, lol actually hoping for a raining deer season this year!

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Robert
Quality product.

This poncho is made of quality materials and provides protection in inclement weather conditions. It is designed to provide its own carrying pouch and with a little practice works well. If i were placed in a scenario where I only had available one piece of outer wear this would be it. I would buy again although I believe this will last a long time.

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Enrique
If you can only have one...

Well, I delayed my review as I wanted to actually test it before just looking at it and saying it was nice. I have had this poncho in Coyote Brown for a little over two years, 03/2016. I cannot say how much I love this poncho. I have gone to Outdoor ranges in the rain, Camping, Hiking, mountains, about 5 different states, have used it in snow and rain, have worn it basically everywhere without a hiccup. I have used it as a tent on a camp ground, in the park to block the sun and even in my back yard with my son to tell scary stories at night. The material is water proof (at least it has been for me these last two (2) years and has kept me warm. If you have multiple layers on, as most people do in winter, I have found that removing my coat or a layer has kept me from sweating up a storm. The fabric is easy to clean, and I can keep it folded up and in my book bag everywhere I go. I cannot say how much I have loved this thing. I will be getting another one in black so as not to look so tactical out in town. (not that I care what other people will think of me, but gives me an excuse to tell the wife ;) ).