Posted On:9/13/2011 10:22pm
Style: BJJ Beginner
Originally Posted by ChenPengFi
Wtf is the problem?
I have 4 but i wash them when i get home anyhow and they are dry by the next day, even the heavy ones.
We have water issues in Perth and I am trying to be responsible and only wash my gear at the end of the week (Yes we do think about that stuff down here)
Originally Posted by Katriona1992
I recommend BJJHQ- one VERY cheap deal a day (even considering the $40 or so shipping fee they charge its still almost half the price of buying it anywhere else)
or http://tatamifightwear.com/product.php?id_product=111 - Basic but very sturdy Gi :)
Thanks Katriona, I will keep tabs on that site in the future.
I actually think I am going to bite the bullet, the cheap gis I found through the Judo club dont work out to be much more expensive than buying anything else anyway and will probably last longer.
Posted On:9/14/2011 1:58am
At my gym our coach organises cheap Judo Gis for any new students who order. They cost under $40 here.
Otherwise you get those blue workers pants that can fill in for gi pants and are much cheaper. One of my friends has been rocking those pants and a borrowed gi top for a year now. It turns out the borrowed gi doesn't seem to belong to anyone ( probably abandoned for a better one ) so now it's his for free.
Ask your coach if there is a loaner gi top you can use at your gym. Otherwise just alternate gi and no-gi until you can get another one.
Last edited by beardedtaco; 9/14/2011 2:02am at .
Posted On:9/14/2011 3:23am
Style: Karate & Kickboxing
Just throwing it out there, have you tried the likes of Ebay? There's quote a few Judo Gi's on there for sale and start around the £20 mark (ok, not heavy weight one's. But if you need something cheap and will last for a short while - depending on use...) in the UK. It may even be cheaper to purchase one from the UK and have it sent over to Oz.
Posted On:9/14/2011 3:33am
Style: Ju d'oh!
Originally Posted by Auszi
Cheers Zendo, good idea.
When I said cheap, I was thinking like Kmart cheap
I don't know if anyone brought this up, but a piece of advice from a Bartitsu article suggested people simply remove the buttons (or zippers) from a jacket and sew up the pockets. I don't see why that couldn't work here with a nice cheap, loose, jacket.
Posted On:9/14/2011 9:07am
Style: Wu Hao Taiji, San Shou
Personally, when it comes to dirt cheap double weaves I like Golden Tiger judogi. I can get a size 6 double weave from kungfu4less for all of 60bux, and the one I've been using in Judo for over a year is only showing wear on the collar where my sweaty, caustic skin touches it. It also survived a ravaging and dragging around the yard by a half-wolf wild dog with no damage other than a few blood spots.
Posted On:9/14/2011 10:09pm
While we are on the subject of being tight arses, in the States is there a supplier of cheap, reasonable quality Rash tops for no-gi?
I have a friend coming and visiting from the States who could bring me one or two, and before anyone says anything about bringing a gi as well. He is already bringing me some other things and there is big difference size wise between a gi and rash top in a suitcase.
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