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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2610 on: July 06, 2019, 09:55:26 am »
@Aries , waiting for a restock of an XL since I think that’s the best size. I was debating between that and the XXL but think the latter will be too big. The XL Sky Valley from 9L fits perfectly and the measurements are very similar through the chest and shoulders. I’m 5’9” 195lbs so bigger in the chest and shoulders. I believe you also have the 9L shadow country in XXL also correct? That fits beautifully but slightly snug in the chest and biceps.

How snug are the sleeves? Especially around biceps and the forearms? One area of concern for me is that they might be a bit snug.
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« Reply #2611 on: July 06, 2019, 10:08:09 am »
@Manticore ah cool - I actually had the 9L XL size, and it was a good fit, bit snugger for sure than this Flathead jacket.

You’re a bit heavier than me (185lbs) but I’m taller (6’1), so either the XL or XXL would fit, but the vertical length of the XXL might be a bit long on you. Hopefully the restock hits soon!

Edit: ah don’t worry about the sleeves, they are nice and roomy (the cafe racer I’d be much more worried about, fits tight on the arms!)
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« Reply #2612 on: July 06, 2019, 10:47:52 am »
"0258D3B2-5372-4B5F-8BD9-EAD29F93D972.jpeg"Oh also @Manticore , not sure how long your arms are, but I would say the strangest quirk of these jackets is how short the sleeves are; *especially* after a few weeks once the beautiful creasing has happened all up the sleeve.

On my XXL when I bend my elbow I have about an inch and a half of wrist on view. I’ll upload an image. Doesn’t bother me but I think the XL on my arm might’ve looked a bit silly.
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« Reply #2613 on: July 06, 2019, 07:12:46 pm »
Thanks @Aries that might be an issue since I have fairly long arms. The XL sleeve measurements appear 1.75 inches shorter than my XL IHJ-35 and 1 inch shorter than the 9L Sky Valley. Once they arrive I’ll check in with Danny again on all the measurements.

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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2614 on: August 30, 2019, 06:05:19 am »
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« Reply #2615 on: August 30, 2019, 06:18:15 am »
So glad I was able to pick up my jackets...!
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« Reply #2616 on: August 30, 2019, 08:32:10 am »
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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2617 on: August 30, 2019, 08:58:41 am »
So glad I was able to pick up my jackets...!
@aries just my thought. But I always wanted a wallet too :'( :'(
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« Reply #2618 on: November 10, 2019, 06:33:29 am »
My Flathead Rider and Racer jackets have been worn quite a lot these past few months, thought whilst I have a decent camera in my hands I'd snap some pics.

First 3 pics are of the Rider, next 3 are of the racer. Stitching is immaculate throughout, as you might expect.

I have to say, even for Shinki leather, the Rider leather is on some other planet.

The extra "greasing" process Flathead put this one through (if anyone speaks Japanese - https://www.flat-head.com/items/srj-07c/ ) has resulted in just the juiciest leather I've ever handled, and I've been to Tokyo and handled, bought and worn tonnes of Shinki.

The Racer leather is also gorgeous; a much more familiar Shinki kind of leather for those who've owned any.






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