Vanson x Leftfield Commando Jacket Size M, Limited edition # 1 of 20 - 3kg

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  1. Kuro

    Kuro One of the Regulars

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    How much will postage be to the USA?

    Thank you!
     
  2. Wdawg

    Wdawg Familiar Face

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    Pretty close. Chest and sleeves look spot on but the shoulders could be a little wide and I haven't had a cross zip as long as that in the front.
     
  3. Captain Sensible

    Captain Sensible One of the Regulars

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    Can you PM me the zip code?
     
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  4. Captain Sensible

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    Turns out postage is not as expensive as I thought, somewhere £30-50 to the US fully insured/tracked via UPS
     
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  5. tweedydon

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    I've had one of these pass through my hands--they're FANTASTIC jackets, and this is a great deal! :)
     
  6. Bennarion

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  7. jacketjunkie

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    I think the sizing of the style makes it suitable only for a very small group of men. The 27" body length are hard to pull off for anyone shorter than 6 feet. If I were 6'1" and a 42 chest, I would jump at this at once! However I am only 5'9" and a crosszip longer than 24", 25" tops backlength just looks wrong on me.
     
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  8. Captain Sensible

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    I reckon if you are using the 2 front zips to open the hem while sitting the length will ride up through creasing with wear.
     
  9. b1lf

    b1lf One of the Regulars

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    Which leather is this exactly? Checking out the Left Field website... it states:

    So... it's not Vanson's comp weight, it's the X150, correct?

    I'm 5'11" with a "long" torso and this would probably work for me.
    I just got a custom Model E in X150 (very similar to this jacket) - I probably should have added 1/2" to 1" on the body length since it was custom made anyways... it's 25.5"-26". It works for me; but 27" inches is a good length for casual wear on someone 5'11" - 6'2"+ IMO.
     
  10. JMax

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    The Commando is a great jacket. LF's website confused me too. I spoke with Vanson and was told X-150. I like it quite a bit.
     
  11. b1lf

    b1lf One of the Regulars

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    Got it. Not sure why Left Field just didn't say... Vanson X-150 leather.

    Side note: I generally despise chromexel leather - I've had it on boots and other goods. It scratches and wears WAY too easily IMO. That said, the X150 leather is awesome and I would not describe it as chromexcel at all. I really like it compared to Vanson's latest competition weight - though their slightly older competition weight is probably my favorite I've ever owned. The X150 was a great choice since it offers a variety in my Model E, than my ~3 year old competition weight Model B.


    I just received it 1-2 weeks ago; it's still hot in LA so I have yet to really wear the jacket. Will report back to the outwear section with a review once I get a few weeks of consistent wear with the jacket.
     
  12. Kuro

    Kuro One of the Regulars

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    Why do you say this about the X-150? I am not a fan of chromexcel either. What makes this different? Is it also dyed all the way through? Some leathers are both... Or so I believe I have seen leather advertised as both chomexcel and dye through.
     
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  13. Kuro

    Kuro One of the Regulars

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    "First, the leather is chrome tanned, which creates a strong and durable leather that can be dyed and will maintain its colour. Then, it’s drum dyed meaning the leather is tumbled for up to six hours in a giant oak drum with a mixture of oils, dyes and hot water. This impregnates and nourishes the leather making it even stronger and more supple."

    That sounds like chromexcel and dye through leather, not just a topcoat?
     
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  16. Captain Sensible

    Captain Sensible One of the Regulars

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    SOLD
     
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  17. Kuro

    Kuro One of the Regulars

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    My loss. Timing was bad. Good luck to the new owner!
     

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