Vanson Comet PLU Size 44

Discussion in 'Classifieds' started by Lord Flashheart, Nov 22, 2019.

  1. Lord Flashheart

    Lord Flashheart A-List Customer

    Messages:
    364
    Location:
    Victoria, Australia
    Hi all,

    Looking to move on my Vanson/Thurston Comet PLU.

    The jacket is in mint condition outside of creases where you would expect them. Its from a non smoking house so there are no odours of any variety. There is no marks or fading in the leather and its fairly supple courtesy of the tennis ball treatment I gave it a while back and this has also really brought out the grain in the hide.

    The numbers are as follows-

    Back length - 26.5”
    Pit to pit - 24”
    Yolk - 20”
    Arms - 26”

    The jacket is an off the shelf model so it’s in standard Thurston measurements.

    I would like $500 OBO Australian plus 50% postage via paypal.

    I'm trying to add photos but they keep getting rejected because of file size. In the meantime if anyone is interested please PM me and I will send photos directly to you.

    regards

    Garry
     
  2. AeroFan_07

    AeroFan_07 Call Me a Cab

    Messages:
    2,085
    Location:
    Iowa
    Hey Garry,
    Nice jacket and I would also like to point out that Thurston's orders their Comets a few inches longer than standard - hence the 26" back length. So it's a much longer Comet than direct out of Vanson will be. That was an issue with the older, Vanson-direct sourced Comet I owned a while back & sold due to fit.

    Also if photos are not loading, and you are using a PC, look for the "Snipping tool" in the Windows accessories. This is a very simple way to re-save copies of your photos in a much smaller resolution size - and plenty good quality still for FL ads. Hope this helps...
     
  3. Lord Flashheart

    Lord Flashheart A-List Customer

    Messages:
    364
    Location:
    Victoria, Australia
    Hi Aerofan. Thanks for pointing that out. The PLU is the Thurston version of the Comet and I think is more aimed at buyers who want the cafe racer style rather than a specific riding jacket. I’ve got a bit of time today to try and get the photos on. I use an IPad, can you recommend an app to sort my photo issue out with?

    Garry
     
  4. AeroFan_07

    AeroFan_07 Call Me a Cab

    Messages:
    2,085
    Location:
    Iowa
    Hey Garry - sorry no idea on the i-pad...
     
  5. jimmer_5

    jimmer_5 Practically Family

    Messages:
    508
    Location:
    Oregon
    You might try taking screen shots of your images with the iPad - that should reduce the resolution.
     
  6. Lord Flashheart

    Lord Flashheart A-List Customer

    Messages:
    364
    Location:
    Victoria, Australia
    Success!!!
     

    Attached Files:

  7. Downunder G Man

    Downunder G Man A-List Customer

    Messages:
    422
    Location:
    Australia
    Flashheart what height in feet and inches are you , waist size and Kg ?

    Sorry for the "personal questions" mate just trying to see if this jacket will fit me.

    I currently have a recent Vanson Comet in 44" which fits fine but is by design a tad "short"

    PM me the reply if that is more appropriate
     
  8. Seb Lucas

    Seb Lucas I'll Lock Up

    Messages:
    6,266
    Location:
    Australia
    That's a hell of a jacket, Flashy. I would pop on this but the Vanson comp hide is just too much leather for my lifestyle. Darn it.

    I'd imagine that'd fit someone 6 ft to 6ft 3 - from 190 to 220 pounds.
     
  9. Lord Flashheart

    Lord Flashheart A-List Customer

    Messages:
    364
    Location:
    Victoria, Australia
    Hi GMan. I’m 6’3 and around 100kg. I’m not sure what my waist is but from memory it’s about 40in, I will check and get back to you when I’m near a tape. I had the same concerns as you about the length of the jacket but Carrie at Thurston helped me out by selecting a jacket that was marginally longer so I think it measures around 26.5inch mark, again I can confirm this later.

    Seb is on the money with his height and weight prediction. The jacket is a neat but not restrictive fit to my frame. I can send you some reference shots in the morning if you like?

    It is a lot of jacket for $500. It retails currently for near $950 aussies and that’s before postage and Scomo takes his undeserved cut.

    Where in Oz are you mate?

    Garry
     
    Downunder G Man likes this.
  10. Downunder G Man

    Downunder G Man A-List Customer

    Messages:
    422
    Location:
    Australia
    Perth WA well over 25 years now. I am 5.11 and 90 Kg currently with 36 waist ( was 28" until 30 now 61!). I figured your jacket may be just a tad "big" but I had to ask. Thanks for the reply "big man" !
     
  11. Lord Flashheart

    Lord Flashheart A-List Customer

    Messages:
    364
    Location:
    Victoria, Australia
    Bump
     
  12. Lord Flashheart

    Lord Flashheart A-List Customer

    Messages:
    364
    Location:
    Victoria, Australia
    Bump
     
  13. Roland Nicholson

    Roland Nicholson New in Town

    Messages:
    8
     
  14. Roland Nicholson

    Roland Nicholson New in Town

    Messages:
    8
    Hi Gary, I am in South Yarra, are you close?

    I am 187cms tall, any chance I can try on, if good we can strike a deal

    Roland
     
  15. Lord Flashheart

    Lord Flashheart A-List Customer

    Messages:
    364
    Location:
    Victoria, Australia
    Hi Roland, I’m in Ballarat but can meet you somewhere closer as I work in Bacchus Marsh/Melton fairly often. How would that work for you?

    Garry
     
  16. Roland Nicholson

    Roland Nicholson New in Town

    Messages:
    8
    Hi Gary, works well, I work at Tulsa.

    tomorrow would work for me or any day next week.

    Roland
    0412564478
     
  17. Roland Nicholson

    Roland Nicholson New in Town

    Messages:
    8
     
  18. Lord Flashheart

    Lord Flashheart A-List Customer

    Messages:
    364
    Location:
    Victoria, Australia
    Tomorrow is good for me. I’ll text you to sort out the details. Where’s Tulsa?
     
  19. Roland Nicholson

    Roland Nicholson New in Town

    Messages:
    8
    Auto wording!!! Tulla - Tullamarine
     
  20. Lord Flashheart

    Lord Flashheart A-List Customer

    Messages:
    364
    Location:
    Victoria, Australia
    Ah, got you. Will text you soon.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.