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Re: IHSW-49-BLK - 14oz Ultra Heavyweight Loopwheel Fleece Lined Hoodie - Black
« Reply #30 on: January 01, 2022, 01:50:42 am »
Finally got some time to wear and take a couple of pics. I’m glad I went with large as I don’t know if I could even get a medium on . It’s my first loop wheel fleece and I can’t believe how thick and substantial it feels. Totally pleased yet again with Iron Heart’s  quality and attention to detail. Love it.


Hi SKT, what do you mean when you say you may not be able to even get into a medium? What would make it so? It looks like there is ample room in the body and you have the cuffs rolled up a few cm’s. You look to be on tall side though (6’+?) seeing the hem at your belt. Is large preferred because you wanted a looser fit? Any info appreciated.

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Re: IHSW-49-BLK - 14oz Ultra Heavyweight Loopwheel Fleece Lined Hoodie - Black
« Reply #31 on: January 01, 2022, 04:06:30 am »
The fabric on these sweats is so heavy, it doesn’t stretch easily. I have a similar fit to the above pic, and it feels like a bit of a struggle to get it on and off over my head. Totally worth it, but I wouldn’t mind having a size up, even.


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Re: IHSW-49-BLK - 14oz Ultra Heavyweight Loopwheel Fleece Lined Hoodie - Black
« Reply #32 on: January 01, 2022, 01:32:42 pm »
Hey Marvo, it’s pretty much exactly what Sabergirl said. I could have probably pulled off a medium but getting it on and off would have been problematic. I’m 5’9”, 165lbs, 41”chest and almost always wear a large in UHF and other IH shirts if that helps at all. I really am happy with this sweatshirt’s fit and can’t recommend it enough.

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Re: IHSW-49-BLK - 14oz Ultra Heavyweight Loopwheel Fleece Lined Hoodie - Black
« Reply #33 on: January 01, 2022, 01:41:05 pm »
Am a large so I size up to  XL always been a struggle wearing it snug… my opinion hoodie are best to wear little looser..


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Re: IHSW-49-BLK - 14oz Ultra Heavyweight Loopwheel Fleece Lined Hoodie - Black
« Reply #34 on: January 02, 2022, 01:13:39 am »
Thanks for the responses. I’m usually XL in UHF’s and L in jackets both with t shirt under (XL in the N1 with room for a thick jumper) but that’s to get adequate shoulder room & arm length…I’m probably slim & 6’, 42” chest & sort of 32” waist, 75-77kg. I have the ihsw23 hoodie but I had it taken in 4” (flat) at the waist to make it usable, but it’s loose around the arms and even though I have to squeeze my head in through the neck the hood could fit a watermelon, which after all that I do like it. I was hoping I could get into this medium 49 so I could wear it under a denim jacket without too much additional material. True the 23 doesn’t have much stretch so maybe I should get an L after all?

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Re: IHSW-49-BLK - 14oz Ultra Heavyweight Loopwheel Fleece Lined Hoodie - Black
« Reply #35 on: January 02, 2022, 02:08:48 am »
If you have a 23, they are essentially the same hoodie, the neck hole is just overlayed in the 49.  If you had to tailor the opening on a large 23, sounds like you might prefer the fit better on a medium. If it doesn’t feel like a struggle for you to wriggle into the large, you’ll probably be fine sized down.


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Re: IHSW-49-BLK - 14oz Ultra Heavyweight Loopwheel Fleece Lined Hoodie - Black
« Reply #36 on: January 02, 2022, 04:09:48 am »
I bought the burgundy version in large, mainly because the body length of the of the large ihsw-23 measures about the same as the medium 49 (66cm on the 23 feels too short for me at the back - sometimes feels like it rides up over the belt line allowing air in). If the medium armhole is cut higher up, as I think it may be, I think it will tend to ride up higher making the back length feel shorter than the 23, even though the back measurements are the same. I should receive the burgundy in a few days. I've got a Strike Gold hoodie slightly smaller cut than the 23 but has a back length of 69cm which works well for me.
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