The Recon Half Zip is one of my favorite tops! I already have multiple colors. I am 5'10" 195 with a muscular build. I prefer the medium for a more fitted, tighter, closer fit to the body. That way I can tuck it in to the pant and it easily clears my sidearm for a neat, clean, professional look at trainings and competition. I then layer with the 5.11 insulator vest and 5.11 Sabre 2.0 jacket that served me very well while hiking in temps down to 15 degrees in Bryce Canyon in January. The LARGE size was basically too big for my build. To give you a good idea of size selection, the LARGE size was very generous in the body and sleeves are too long for my particular dimensions and body type, which I feel is quite common in this market. The medium has sleeves that are plenty long. My arm length is about 34".
This is a great fleece in both warm and cold conditions. There is currently snow on the ground where I live and it has preformed beyond my expectations. It keeps you warm yet somehow still 'breaths.'
This product wears well underneath my plate carrier. I would buy more if there was more colors.
This is a very well made and designed product. I am particular to products that look and feel form fitted and this definitely meets those requirements. Logos are well placed and not overwhelming. Ordered black but looks more like a dark charcoal. I loved it anyways and it compliments the stitching well. Great job 5.11!