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  1. TXFlyGuy replied to the thread Nomex or Nylon?.

    I went back and took a good close look at these two. The sheen on both of them is almost identical. The material is different, and the...

    Jan 23, 2017 at 1:24 AM
  2. TXFlyGuy liked Deacon211's post in the thread Nomex or Nylon?.

    I personally like the style of the Nomex better. The collar and useful pockets appeal to me stylistically and I like the flatter sheen...

    Jan 22, 2017 at 10:25 PM
  3. TXFlyGuy replied to the thread Which is your favorite G-1?.

    My Alpha G-1 is real short, almost fits like a B-15. The Cockpit was almost perfect. A U.S. Authentic will arrive here Tuesday. Based on...

    Jan 22, 2017 at 6:33 PM
  4. TXFlyGuy replied to the thread Which is your favorite G-1?.

    I think the Wings G-1 is underrated somewhat. Probably the best constructed of all my jackets. But curious as to why they made it...

    Jan 22, 2017 at 2:06 PM
  5. TXFlyGuy liked thor's post in the thread Which is your favorite G-1?.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Thank you Deacon211 for recommending the Cooper G-1. I found this low-priced beauty on the 'Bay; it's in excellent...

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  6. TXFlyGuy replied to the thread Nomex or Nylon?.

    Oh yes...I have the full flight suit in nomex, plus the underwear ( top / bottoms / socks). My P-51 pilot friend wears nomex racing...

    Jan 21, 2017 at 11:12 PM
  7. TXFlyGuy replied to the thread Which is your favorite G-1?.

    That collar holds heat real well. Sometimes, the back of your neck will actually get hot. That's when you know it's time for the A-2!

    Jan 21, 2017 at 7:56 PM
  8. TXFlyGuy posted a new thread.

    Nomex or Nylon?

    After being advised by my P-51 Mustang owner/pilot friend that nomex would be a wise decision, I found a nice example on the Bay. The...

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    Jan 21, 2017 at 3:48 PM
  9. TXFlyGuy attached a file to the thread Which is your favorite G-1?.

    I am tempted to give this one a try. I know it is a HEAVY jacket, as I own their A-2. Yes, it's cowhide (nothing wrong with that). And...

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  10. TXFlyGuy replied to the thread Everybody needs a hobby: Build a Spitfire..

    I am familiar with one fatal accident involving a 2/3 scale Mustang about 2 years ago. But I think it was a case of an airplane that was...

    Jan 21, 2017 at 12:29 PM
  11. TXFlyGuy liked Todd M.'s post in the thread Which is your favorite G-1?.

    Cockpit USA [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] [IMG] USS Forrestal Carrier Pilot's Flight Jacket The one in this Photo is the Vintage...

    Jan 21, 2017 at 3:15 AM
  12. TXFlyGuy replied to the thread Everybody needs a hobby: Build a Spitfire..

    What scale? 100%, 3/4, or something else?

    Jan 20, 2017 at 4:55 PM
  13. TXFlyGuy liked Deacon211's post in the thread Fur Collar Question?.

    I don't necessarily think all fake fur is made the same. But some of the fake collars on G-1s wind up looking, to borrow the phrase from...

    Jan 20, 2017 at 12:14 AM
  14. TXFlyGuy liked Deacon211's post in the thread Which is your favorite G-1?.

    Thanks Tex! Nice looking leather. Looks substantial as well. I've often been tempted to try one of these.

    Jan 20, 2017 at 12:14 AM
  15. TXFlyGuy replied to the thread Which is your favorite G-1?.

    More grain photos, just for you, Deacon! The US Wings Signature G-1 [IMG] And three in a row...US Wings goat, G&B cow, Alpha goat - [IMG]

    Jan 19, 2017 at 11:54 PM