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numpsy wrote:
shit, what do you guys think a 6 ft 150 pound guy should order? medium or large?

I'm 5'8" 150 and wear a Large, the arms are a bit longer on me, but that's ok 'cause the extra material covers my hands in the cold.

With you being 6', 150 I think a large would be perfect.
Post Wed Dec 23, 2009 10:25 pm
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Mark in Minnesota

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Got my 3XL jacket today. The sleeve length is perfect for me. I'm 6'3", and the coat breaks right at my waist line; they'd break nearer to the hips on somebody shorter. Perfect spring/fall jacket on its own, and it's roomy enough in the sleeves that in winter one could get away with a hoodie underneath it. The side pockets are fairly deep (enough for gloves or a couple cans of soda, perhaps) and they ride unusually high, just under my ribs. There's an extra pocket on the left sleeve, big enough for a phone or a pack of smokes or something.

There are exterior button adjustments, at the sleeve cuffs, and at the bottom edge on the sides. The lining is quilted nylon, the outside is a rough flat texture that reminds me a lot of canvas.

The fit isn't that great on me personally, though. I wear a lot of 3XLT shirts and those hang about three inches underneath this jacket. The jacket is very loose at the sleeves and shoulders, but when I'm seated it's tight at the stomach.

I'll still wear it, but it's only going to be the "C" jacket in my rotation, not the "B" I was hoping for.

Ah, well. Finally something I can wear with a Strange Famous logo that comes close to fitting! :-)
Post Sat Jan 02, 2010 8:04 pm
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*EDIT* Nevermind, order placed!!!
Post Mon Jan 25, 2010 5:41 pm
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Mark in Minnesota

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Last summer my dad made a trip to Northern Vineyards Winery in Stillwater, Minnesota. The heart of Michelle Bachmann country, but worth a trip anyway if you like wine made from the U of MN grape varieties. While he was there he bought an enormously discounted case of red wine that was apparently not up to the usual standards of the brand. A couple of weeks later I went to his house and he gave me a bottle, telling me to try it and let me know what I thought of it. I put it in the back of my '06 Subaru Forester and drove home, 30 miles or so.

By the time I got home I could distinctly smell red wine from inside the car--the wine apparently had some not-yet-halted fermentation going on (or perhaps just had some carbonation; Minnesota wines are often very acidic and vinters will control for that by adding potassion bicarbonate, which adds a little fizz when the wine is still very young) and the cork had burst out of the bottle, dumping wine into the cargo area's rubber liner. Also sitting in that cargo tray: my 3XL SFR jacket, which I had left back there since spring ended and it started being too hot for a quilted jacket. The quilting soaked up most of the wine, which was good news for my car but was the total death of the jacket.

I probably only wore it a dozen times or so, but the quality was top notch. If that wine accident hadn't ruined it, I would have been able to keep wearing the thing for many years.

So, amending my original review:
- Extremely hard wearing.
- Good cool weather jacket, but lets too much wind through to be good in a Minnesota winter.
- Keep away from dodgy discount wine.
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Somehow I've managed to do multiple world tours this jacket (on stage and off stage) through some of the worst weather I've ever experienced. It's getting kind of ridiculous how much I put this thing through. Definitely need to wear a hoodie underneath when the temperature is super low though. But, as far as the jacket's durability is concerned, I couldn't give it a higher rating. The fabric actually breaks needles:
Post Wed Feb 18, 2015 12:36 am
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