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Selling Vanson CHP2, Aero Barnstormer; trading for/buying Lost Worlds Size 40-42, others?

Discussion in 'Classifieds' started by jacketjunkie, Nov 9, 2017.

  1. pgoat

    pgoat One Too Many

    If that Vanson had shorter sleeves I'd be all over it.
     
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  2. jacketjunkie

    jacketjunkie Practically Family

    What's your height and wrist circumference? I am only 5'9" and both this and my Vanson America work for me because the sleeves tend to sit at the wrist with the sleeves wrinkling up because the cuffs are fairly tight when the zippers there are closed. You can see the sleeves are not overly long on me on the fit pictures in the linked thread.
     
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2017
  3. pgoat

    pgoat One Too Many

    5'8" I do have fairly big wrists (7.5") and I always thought I had longish arms - but turns out I do not. I wear a 34" sleeve in dress shirts, but a few weekends ago I did a massive all-day marathon tape measure session of all my jackets and turns out anything over 25" sleeve length is kind of no good for me. Although I am not a very small framed person, I don't have wide shoulders, either, so if the jacket's shoulders are wider than 19" I get the shoulder seam overhang/droop which adds an inch or so to sleeve length. Kind of limits my jacket choices in my preferred size of 42, which often come in at 25-26.... :(
     
  4. jacketjunkie

    jacketjunkie Practically Family

    I feel you. At 5'9 I often feel restricted in my choice of off-the-rack jackets because they usually are longer in the body than I like it. I'm fond of short styles and most sizes 42 are 26-27" backlength and I prefer a 25" which goes just past my belt.

    Anyway, you know best what you need. If you have second-thoughts and need more measurements, fit pictures or whatsoever, let me know. I am 5'9, 180 lbs and from what you're telling me, I sense we have very comparable stature. My wrists are only 6.75" btw and this one is tight in the forearms and wrists, so I still think the cuffs may just rest on your wrist.


     
  5. pgoat

    pgoat One Too Many

    Thanks will do.

    Oddly, I have a longer-than-proportioned torso, very short legs...I sometimes prefer a 'long' size jacket for the lower back coverage - but then of course, the sleeves practically cover my whole hand... The longer torso explains my not realizing I have shortish arms- which does actually make sense with short legs. I guess I am just freakishly built!
     
  6. jacketjunkie

    jacketjunkie Practically Family

    Bump
     
  7. jacketjunkie

    jacketjunkie Practically Family

    bump
     
  8. jacketjunkie

    jacketjunkie Practically Family

    Barnstormer reserved, waiting for payment to come through.
     
  9. jacketjunkie

    jacketjunkie Practically Family

    Barnstormer sold, thanks! Vanson remaining.
     
  10. mendelboaz

    mendelboaz Practically Family

    It's a shame that Vanson is not a C2 in size 38, or I would've been all over it.
     
  11. jacketjunkie

    jacketjunkie Practically Family

    Vanson still available for a late Christmas gift! :D
     
  12. Hh121

    Hh121 One of the Regulars

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    Let me know if you want sell your Steerhide highwayman, I asked Mendez few times before you got it, thanks
     
  13. jacketjunkie

    jacketjunkie Practically Family

    Not happy with your christmas presents? Sell them, get yourself a Vanson!
     
  14. TREEMAN

    TREEMAN Practically Family

    Could you post a couple pips of the Schott Bomber Jacket ?
     
  15. jacketjunkie

    jacketjunkie Practically Family

    http://imgur.com/a/l9Ebk

    Sorry for the lousy pics, just a few snaps taken in a hurry, fairly busy rn, can get better pictures after new year eve if you are interested.
     
  16. jacketjunkie

    jacketjunkie Practically Family

    bump
     
  17. jacketjunkie

    jacketjunkie Practically Family

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