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Scruff

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Bright Orange

Extra protection for your neck, nose and chin when Jack Frost turns the dial from playful to severe. Heatwave™ Merino fabric keeps you toasty and incognito.
+Features
  • Heatwave hi-performance thermal fabric combines a merino inner layer with a fast-drying polyester outer.
  • One size fits all.
  • Designed & made by us in Aotearoa | New Zealand.
+Tech

  Weight: 48 gm

+Heatwave™ Merino
A bi-component thermal fabric combining merino and polyester yarns. Superfine 18.5 micron merino wicks sweat away from your skin while the polyester provides a durable, non-pill outer. Mid weight and machine washable.
  • Composition: 51% merino; 49% polyester.
  • Weight: 170 gsm
+Man vs Wild
  • Merino is unrivalled for comfort as a body layer.
  • It absorbs more moisture than synthetic fibres, mopping up excess sweat rather than letting it settle and cool on your skin.
  • However high-aerobic activities like cycling will often overload ordinary merino. Heatwave's polyester component repels moisture to avoid total saturation of the fabric - so it dries faster to keep you toasty.

+More than Kiwi Made
Ground Effect clothing is crafted right here in Aotearoa | New Zealand. Has been ever since we started back in 1994. Manufacturing locally works for us. We operate a quick-response system - holding minimal stock of any one item, but churning out a few more quick-smart when the pile gets low. The upshot is that we are seldom caught with our shelves empty, so orders get despatched the same day you place them.

+Compare

  Black Hole Scruff Bandito
Fabric Hot Shot™
Merino
Heatwave™
Merino
Lightwave™
Merino
Weight 62 gm 48 gm 40 gm

+Washing

  • All Ground Effect clothing enjoys a warm 40ºC machine wash. Try to avoid cold-water detergents and those with bleach, 'oxygen whitener' or fabric softener.
    • The cold-water varieties have little enzymes that are super-charged to brave the cold but can damage technical fabrics and cause skin irritation.
    • Bleach rots natural fibres like merino, strips the dye, attacks laminates of waterproof fabrics and can also cause skin irritation.
    • Sodium Percarbonate (the main ingredient in oxygen whitener) can make colours run.
    • Fabric softener and stuff containing it like wool wash destroys the water repellent finish on waterproof and water resistant fabrics, and can cause colours to run.
  • As a rule of thumb, a product that is easy on the planet is also easy on your body. Select a mild plant-based soap like Ecostore, Earthwise or Aware.
  • Hand washing is sometimes the only option on tour, but a washing machine rinses more thoroughly and is preferable if you have the choice.
  • Most Ground Effect gear dries super-fast so hanging on the line or drooping over the bedpost is generally the best option. High heat can damage some fabrics so if you do take your threads for a spin, set the device on 'medium' or 'warm' rather than hot. A lap in the dryer is recommended for your rain jacket, after it has dried on the line, as it helps recharge its water repellant finish.

  • Wash colours separately.

+Shipping
  • Items are generally packed and sent the same day your order is received.
  • Costs $9 by overnight courier within New Zealand.
  • NZ$12 by tracked airmail to Australia.
  • Around NZ$15-25 by tracked airmail to destinations elsewhere in the world - calculated in our shipping cart as you check out. 
    • More shipping and tax details in our FAQ.
    Customer Reviews
    4.8 Based on 111 Reviews
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      TH
      27/05/2024
      Tim H.
      New Zealand New Zealand

      Scruff

      Works great to keep the neck warm

      SB
      22/05/2024
      Steve B.
      New Zealand New Zealand

      Scruff

      Thin but still stops the wind...perfect.

      PN
      08/05/2024
      Peter N.
      New Zealand New Zealand

      Scruff

      As always great product from GE.

      JP
      28/03/2024
      John P.
      New Zealand New Zealand

      Appropriate coalition wear

      Colour tempers that redneck and scruff has the usefulness of pulling over one's face when voting to promote poorer health, less safety on the roads, tax cuts for the wealthy, and all the other repeals in the 100 day reaction plan

      DE
      22/01/2024
      David E.
      Australia Australia

      Scruff

      Better than expected. I wear it instead of a scarf in the snow. Upside down it protects your nose