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Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by trfcrugby, Nov 16, 2005.

  1. trfcrugby

    trfcrugby White Belt

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    What is the best light weight gi out there for BJJ? Right now I have a very thick HCK, and I hate it. Before I drop the $100+ on a new one, I was looking for suggestions. Color is not a factor.
     
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    b0b Banned Banned

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    The HCK is a tank. Man up and save your money.
     
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    David_Jacobs TheRockBJJ.com

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    guardpasser Tudo Bem Bjj

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    riofightwear.com brand gi is nice also
     
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    colinm Brown Belt

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    i own 4 gi's and the gameness platinum weave is my favorite...id recommend it. kind of pricy tho.
     
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    Gsoares2*** Banned Banned

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    Mkimonos.com Get the Lutador Hybrid weave.. I have 4 other kimonos and this is my favorite.
     
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    minimagpro Purple Belt

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    dude i would for sure go with a koral

    yes you are going to be dropping 140$ for a gi but my koral has lasted me for so long and they are the best..... Invest now
     
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    jadizm Self Serve Vanilla Pussy!!

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    i can agree...Koral gis are comfortable and last. what color do you have?
     
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    Soid Renegade of Funk

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    Gameness = my best and favorite gi. I am so happy I'm thinking of either getitng one more or waiting to mkimonos comes out with a gold weave of their Lutador Americanos.
     
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    guardpasser Tudo Bem Bjj

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    my koral has lasted 1-1/2 years now, but is is 1/2 size too big, when guys grab my sleeve--it comes over my wrist and they get really tight control,
    i wear an A4, its more like a 4-1/2
     
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    soid just get their hybrid weave.. youll love it.
     
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    I can vouch for sirius gis. They are awsome and the company is stand-up 100%. Nice and confortable and looks sharp.
     
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    I have heard great things about sirus, and they look great too.
     
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    minimagpro Purple Belt

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    I have the Blue MKM competition one... Really lightweight and comfortable and I love the pants....

    the collar is not to thick and the material is really good on it...

    koral is the best bang for your buck imo
     
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    Rai_Polo White Belt

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    Koral. I have a Koral in A3 and it's too small for me, but I luv it so much I haven't sold it and I still try to wear it around th house.. lol. Koral man, that'll be my next gi.
     
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    trfcrugby White Belt

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    How about the Krugans, are they any good?
     
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    trfcrugby White Belt

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    One more question, what is the difference between double weave, gold weave, and single weave?
     
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    I own the white/black korral and the army green korral, army green is definately my favorite. Look and Feel are amazing, I had ordered a Gameness before I got my Korrals but I sent it back due to size and I can say that the gameness is way heavier and the fit of it is not as comfortable, but that is solely my opinion. I'm gonna try out a sirius next probably get one for the arnolds since I need an all white or blue one to compete =\.
     
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    trfcrugby White Belt

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    Another issue I am having is the size. I am 5'10" 205-210lbs ex-weightlifter turned BJJ guy. I seem to fall inbetween sizes, and with my HCK the sleeves are extremely long, while the rest of the gi fits ok.

    Any suggestions from bigger/shorter guys?
     

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