Customer reviews for Columbia Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket

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Columbia Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket

Designed for active days in cold weather, this soft fleece jacket features stretch side panels for enhanced mobility and thermal reflective technology to retain body heat.
Overall rating:
4.32 / 5
4.3
 / 
5
(25 reviews) 25
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Rating breakdown 25 reviews
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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19 out of 25(76%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
Review 1 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
Overall Rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

The Thermarator is Great!

PostedMarch 15, 2014
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matumba
Location: Eau Claire, WI
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
Got this jacket after I saw my Geology Prof. wearing it. This jacket keeps me warm in down to 20-30 degree weather up here in Wisconsin . I am 6'3'' and 175 lbs, and the medium fits my long arms. Overall this jaket is great, but I have noticed that in high winds the sleeves are the first thing begin to feel a bit cold.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 2 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
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4 / 5
4 / 5

Men's Thermarator II Jacket

PostedMarch 15, 2014
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Jetster
Location: Wisconsin
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
I bought this jacket because of the strong reviews on it and the desire to try-out Columbia's Omni-Heat™ technology. I am well-pleased, the jacket keeps me warm in 1o °F and warmer weather. Additionally, I have worn this jacket in 50 °F weather and it has kept me warm but not too warm because it regulates your body heat. The only thing I wish this jacket had is wind-protection because on a windy day the wind cuts right through the jacket. With this said, this jacket has reached my expectations and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a late-winter, spring, or autumn jacket.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 3 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

good

PostedMarch 11, 2014
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kkuefa
Location: LA,CA
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
In the winter, you can wear a this Jacket to the streets to play.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 4 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great Jacket

PostedFebruary 14, 2014
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Maribillsfarm
Location: Whitmore Lake Mi
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Large
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
The jacket is everything the company says. It is comfortable, light , breathable and really warm. I have worn it during our coldest winter yet and have been warm and toasty. Great breakthrough. I love it.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 5 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great Winter Jacket

PostedFebruary 13, 2014
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therunner
Outdoor Experience:Professional Thrill Seeker (outdoors 53+ days a year)
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I have used this jacket for every winter storm that has hit the northeastern part of the United States and it has kept me warm every single time. I also where it when I'm running in the freezing weather that stays behind after the storms.
I do not recommend this product.
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Review 6 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
Overall Rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Love the jacket

PostedFebruary 11, 2014
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Flanksteak
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
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Runs Very Large
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4 / 5
4 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
The material is a little different the normal fleece.
Love the lining.
Needs inside pockets.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 7 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great product

PostedFebruary 5, 2014
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triptker
Location: Westchester NY
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I can't believe how warm this jacket is. Light weight very functional for any activity! I recommend this jacket to anyone.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 8 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
Overall Rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Quality product

PostedFebruary 1, 2014
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tooliee
Location: Iowa
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I use this jacket with another light fleece in 20 below wind chill and was very comfortable. Columbia needs to make a stocking cap with the same material, I would buy one right away. D. Northern Iowa
I would recommend this product.
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Review 9 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

A deal for the price

PostedJanuary 13, 2014
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toddy
Location: Seattle
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
A warm and low profile jacket. I will wear this one out for sure.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 10 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great jacket

PostedJanuary 12, 2014
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MamaEG
Location: Washington State
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
I gave this jacket to my son-in-law who likes to ski and he loved both the reflective technology and the side stretch panels.
Awesome!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 11 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
Overall Rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Great Product

PostedFebruary 13, 2013
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tripdout0
Location: hoboken, nj
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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4 / 5
4 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
Great jacket. I wear it over my scrubs and it's a prefect fit. Feels great and looks good too. Great for the price I got it for.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 12 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Neanderthal Man

PostedJanuary 29, 2013
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NeanderthalMan
Location: Northern NJ
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Large
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Large
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Excellent Quality & so far so good with this jacket
I would recommend this product.
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Review 13 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
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4 / 5
4 / 5

Warm Nice Jacket

PostedJanuary 19, 2013
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MasterScott
Location: Indiana
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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4 / 5
4 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
This jacket keeps you warm pretty well and it looks good on me. The inside is nice and shiny too if you want to have all eyes on you, that will do it! The only thing I don't like about this jacket is that I usually wear the Columbia fleece jackets and they seem way better at being water resistant to me than this one. That said, I think this one looks nicer on me and the extra cloth near the hand holes makes this jacket more comfortable than my other fleece ones. I will be picking up more of these in the future!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 14 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Love the fit

PostedJanuary 15, 2013
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Preston
Location: Kansas City
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
I love the fit. Isn't too tight or too loose. Fits very comfortable. I will be shopping for these products again in the future.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 15 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
Overall Rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Great Fleece

PostedJanuary 14, 2013
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JorgeV
Location: Boston
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
Runs a Little Small
True to Size
Runs Very Large
Runs a Little Small
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
I love this fleece, especially the color, I got a blue one. In a sea of North Face fleeces in Boston, this jacket looks distinct and of high quality. It fits very nicely but it does seem to run a bit small. I gotta admit the inside part is very shiny, it's a bit distracting but other than that this product is amazing. S
I would recommend this product.
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Review 16 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
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1 / 5
1 / 5

Very Disappointed

PostedJanuary 12, 2013
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JohnnyBoy6287
Location: Des Moines, IA
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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2 / 5
2 / 5
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3 / 5
3 / 5
This was my second Columbia fleece jacket and I understand why it was on sale. The inside is way too flashy and like a previous reviewer said it makes you look like a disco ball. The pattern of the thermal reflective made it look too feminine. Not all thermal reflective is that stupid looking, but this one is. Also the Ebony Blue jacket pictured has an orange zipper, but when I got the jacket it does NOT have the orange zipper. So overall for the price that I paid I excepted a lot more and will be just sticking with their cheaper jackets and keeping my expectations lower.
I do not recommend this product.
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Review 17 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
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2 / 5
2 / 5

Terrible quality, good fit and warm

PostedJanuary 7, 2013
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SFCommuter
Location: San Francisco
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
Quality
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1 / 5
1 / 5
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3 / 5
3 / 5
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I like this jacket but the quality if terrible, I have used it a couple of weeks and it already shows signs of worn in the sleeves, the lower back and the sides.
Good fit and warm, BUT terrible quality in the outside!
I do not recommend this product.
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Review 18 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
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3 / 5
3 / 5

Doesn't feel like good quality and is different than online pictures. Good fit though.

PostedJanuary 5, 2013
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Rohit
Location: Cleveland, OH
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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3 / 5
3 / 5
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3 / 5
3 / 5
The material is fairly thin and doesn't come across as of the quality I would expect from Columbia. Also, the material for the pocket also comes across as flimsy.
Secondly, the pictures show orange zips on the blue fleece, but the actual jacket has blue zips. Overall, it looks fairly dull.
The fit is very nice though.
I do not recommend this product.
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Review 19 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
Overall Rating 
3 / 5
3 / 5

Color check

PostedDecember 29, 2012
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Jasper5280
Location: Denver
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
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3 / 5
3 / 5
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3 / 5
3 / 5
It is not black but a charcoal/dark gray.
I do not recommend this product.
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Review 20 for Men’s Thermarator™ II Jacket
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3 / 5
3 / 5

This product resembles what you would see at a rave

PostedDecember 25, 2012
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Kerriann185
Outdoor Experience:Occasional Explorer (outdoors 0-19 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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4 / 5
4 / 5
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4 / 5
4 / 5
The inside of this jacket, while useful in retaining body heat, makes it look as though you should be attending a rave of some sort. It is way too psychedelic. The thermal reflective technology in other jackets from Columbia are both useful and stylish and I returned this jacket to get one where my boyfriend wouldn't look like he was just coming from a disco every time he took it off.
I do not recommend this product.
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