224860 Bullies, 3456 online  
  • Register
Our Sponsors:

Results 61 to 70 of 87
Page 7 of 9 FirstFirst ... 34567 89 LastLast
Sponsored Links Spacer Image
  1. Eddie Hardon is offline

    Senior Member

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    London
    Posts
    2,498

    Posted On:
    4/29/2011 3:09pm


     Style: Trad Ju Jitsu

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    http://meerkat69.blogspot.com/

    I found it eventually. Meerkat does loads of Gi Reviews and also contributes to Martial Arts Illustrated (UK) Combat (UK) and BJJ to which he is now devoted and a Purple under Nick Brooks.

    Anyway, hope it helps.
  2. thoughtcrime is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    tucson, az
    Posts
    70

    Posted On:
    5/13/2011 2:45pm


     Style: BJJ

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Not sure if anyone's mentioned this yet, but I've been wearing Fuji gis for BJJ for years, which you can get in a few places. I usually go to jiujitsuprogear.com, but I think budovideos has em too. They're quite sturdy, maybe not so much as a $150 koral or atama, but the white ones were 90 bucks with shipping last time I ordered, and they'll certainly last long enough to justify ordering one a little more frequently.

    They're not pre-shrunk and will shrink like you'd expect in a hot drier. I usually order a size above what I normally wear and find that after shrinking it fits me perfectly. They also, like Korals, tend to wear a little long in the arm, so they fit lanky guys like me perfectly. I wear an A3, which weighs around four pounds.

    If you're looking for something super light that's decent quality, you can try a Vulkan, which I've found to be exceptionally sturdy for something weighing 2.5-3 pounds.

    The last time I ordered a Fuji was about a year ago, and the last Vulkan I got was about 4 years ago, so things may have changed, but afaik people I know are still having good results with the fujis.
  3. Omega Supreme is offline

    Administrator

    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    West Coast
    Posts
    22,986

    Posted On:
    5/13/2011 3:49pm

    staff
     Style: Chinese Boxing

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I have 2 Fujis. I'm looking for a lightweight gi though.
  4. Omega Supreme is offline

    Administrator

    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    West Coast
    Posts
    22,986

    Posted On:
    6/23/2011 4:50pm

    staff
     Style: Chinese Boxing

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Lost 30 lbs. Dropped down from an A4 to an A2. Got a really good deal on this one. Weighs 3.5 lbs.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	PICT0040.jpg 
Views:	22 
Size:	16.7 KB 
ID:	12631  

  5. WhiteShark is offline
    WhiteShark's Avatar

    1% Shark is better than you.

    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Atlanta GA
    Posts
    9,179

    Posted On:
    6/23/2011 5:11pm

    supporting memberforum leaderstaff
     Style: BJJ/Shidokan

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    OMG FAP! So sexy!
  6. jnp is offline
    jnp's Avatar

    Titanium laced beauty

    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Austin, TX
    Posts
    8,230

    Posted On:
    6/23/2011 6:02pm

    supporting memberforum leaderstaff
     Style: BJJ, wrestling

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by WhiteShark View Post
    OMG FAP! So sexy!
    To the rest of the forum, don't even think about posting something like this.
  7. Uncle Skippy is offline

    See my tongue. SEE IT!

    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Out West, USA
    Posts
    2,337

    Posted On:
    6/23/2011 7:22pm

    Business Class Supporting Member
      Style: BJJ, MT, TKD

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Supreme View Post
    Lost 30 lbs. Dropped down from an A4 to an A2. Got a really good deal on this one. Weighs 3.5 lbs.
    That appears to be the Bad Boy Pro Series Lightweight Gi:

    http://www.budovideos.com/shop/custo...cat=804&page=1

    Can you do some close-up shots of the jacket (near the lapel) so we can see the weave and how thick it is?

    Also, are the pants rip-stop? Or just a very light cotton blend?

    Is the crotch roomy enough such that it doesn't bind? I ask this because I have had a couple of gis that are low-cut which takes away space from the groin which causes binding during sparring.

    Have you dried it (or washed it warm)? How much shrinkage, if any?

    Thanks!
  8. Omega Supreme is offline

    Administrator

    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    West Coast
    Posts
    22,986

    Posted On:
    6/23/2011 9:44pm

    staff
     Style: Chinese Boxing

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Skippy View Post
    That appears to be the Bad Boy Pro Series Lightweight Gi:

    http://www.budovideos.com/shop/custo...cat=804&page=1

    Can you do some close-up shots of the jacket (near the lapel) so we can see the weave and how thick it is?

    Also, are the pants rip-stop? Or just a very light cotton blend?

    Is the crotch roomy enough such that it doesn't bind? I ask this because I have had a couple of gis that are low-cut which takes away space from the groin which causes binding during sparring.

    Have you dried it (or washed it warm)? How much shrinkage, if any?

    Thanks!
    Yes, Bad Boy Pro Series
    No, not pre shrunk but my wife washes in cold and hang dries my uniform.
    Rip stop? If I knew what that was I could answer (remember I've worn Judo gis most my life)
    Roomy? Yes.
    Pictures? I do not have the greatest camera. If I can get a HD I'll take a picture.
  9. Wolf is offline
    Wolf's Avatar

    T3h R34l Gangnam Style!

    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Indianapolis, IN
    Posts
    3,540

    Posted On:
    6/23/2011 9:47pm

    staff
     Style: MMA

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    dude, are you a bjj black belt too that I didn't know about or is there another MA that uses the red tab on the black belt?
  10. Omega Supreme is offline

    Administrator

    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    West Coast
    Posts
    22,986

    Posted On:
    6/23/2011 9:49pm

    staff
     Style: Chinese Boxing

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by Wolf View Post
    dude, are you a bjj black belt too that I didn't know about or is there another MA that uses the red tab on the black belt?
    Was awarded my black in November.
Page 7 of 9 FirstFirst ... 34567 89 LastLast

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Powered by vBulletin™© contact@vbulletin.com vBulletin Solutions, Inc. 2011 All rights reserved.