December 16, 2010

Ergodyne N-Ferno 6900 Warming Vest


It's now to the point that whenever we're at a loss for something interesting to write about, we head over to the Ergodyne site and see what kind of unusual outerwear they've got going on. First, they rocked our socks with the Extreme Balaclava, then it was their Chill-It's Cooling Towel that raised our eyebrows. Well, we've gone to the well once again and we see that they've just released a warming vest that is inflated with Argon. How's that for 'out of the box?'

So they've got a vest that shares characteristics with an insulated window. Because Argon has low thermal conductivity, why the hell not put it in clothing? Ergodyne takes the idea even further and allows you to regulate the amount of gas in the vest via a little inflating control. Feel like you've got a little too much insulation? Release the valve. Then, when you need a little more oomph, take a small Argon canister (three come with the vest) and gas yourself up. It's kind of like wrapping yourself in a stylish life raft and heading off to work. Oh, and in case you're wondering, Argon isn't flammable. Wouldn't that be a trip...

But the thing with this item is that it all makes perfect sense. The reason why we chuckle at Ergodyne isn't because the ideas are silly, it's because they're so unusual.

The vest has a retail of about $230.

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Posted by Doug Mahoney at December 16, 2010 3:15 AM
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