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  1. Marc mndt

    Marc mndt My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    If you've got a quick jacket question and don't see a thread for it, just post it here. Whether the question is about fit, design, patterns, choice of leather, makers, hardware etc,. this is the place.
     
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  2. Marc mndt

    Marc mndt My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    What is the function of this belt loop on the inside of the jacket?
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  3. powerserge

    powerserge One of the Regulars

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    Fairly certain it is supposed to be looped around your pants, so while riding it would keep the jacket from coming up and in place
     
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  4. Entropic Thunder

    Entropic Thunder New in Town

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    It attaches to your belt that goes through your pants belt loops, keeping the jacket from riding up on the bike and exposing ass crack to the wind.
     
  5. Guppy

    Guppy My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    I've wondered that myself. I think it may enable you to loop your pants belt through the loop, connecting your jacket with your overpants, creating a pseudo one-piece riding suit. But I have no idea if that's right or not.
     
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  6. Marc mndt

    Marc mndt My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    Now I know, thnx!

    I thought it would be a good idea to bundle these kind of questions in a single thread.
     
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  7. Fonzie

    Fonzie One Too Many

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    Great thread idea!
    Here's something I've always wondered: Why do some moto jackets (like vintage Cals) have side cinches AND belt loops?

    Isn't that overkill and redundant? (I don't ride so I'm not sure if it's actually functional, but it does look odd to me).

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  8. Fonzie

    Fonzie One Too Many

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    :D
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  9. Monitor

    Monitor

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    This is an excellent idea for thread, Marc! There has been quite a few threads lately that required just a single answer, cases where often a simple yes or no would've sufficed and that's pretty much it for it.

    @Fonzie - Practicality, I guess. Many people don't wear the belt off the motorcycle and this way, you still get to adjust the jacket to your liking. It isn't a bad feature to have. What I don't understand are those jackets that only have belt looks on the back. . .
     
  10. Carlos840

    Carlos840 I'll Lock Up

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    The laces are there to make the jacket fit you, the loops are to attach your duty belt.
    The gun, handcuffs, etc are carried on the jacket itself.
     
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  11. Fonzie

    Fonzie One Too Many

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    AHA! Hence the police jacket name, now I get it. Cheers.
     
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  12. Carlos840

    Carlos840 I'll Lock Up

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    CHP= California Highway Patrol.

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  13. Marc mndt

    Marc mndt My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    Question: who of the above rides this bike?
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  14. willyto

    willyto One Too Many

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    I’m sure he’d be the fastest one in pursuit though. Less weight to carry on the bike :)
     
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  15. hughesovka

    hughesovka New in Town

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    Does Pecard's leather dressing affect the color of the leather it's being used on?
     
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  16. AeroFan_07

    AeroFan_07 I'll Lock Up

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    ^^ Darkens it ever so slightly. Pretty hard to tell much differance in the boots and jackets I have used it on.
     
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  17. AeroFan_07

    AeroFan_07 I'll Lock Up

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    Deparment of Redundency Department. :)

    Generally I have found side laces to be more effective overall than full-round belts.
     
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  18. AeroFan_07

    AeroFan_07 I'll Lock Up

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    Thank you for this! It will be used in other locations outside FL!
     
  19. bn1966

    bn1966 Call Me a Cab

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    I echo it...great idea for a thread
     
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  20. Seb Lucas

    Seb Lucas I'll Lock Up

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    Some leathers - but it fades away in a couple of months.
     
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