Till were does your GI jacket reach?

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  1. Weonlywonsixtwo Banned Banned

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    Mine goes About an Inch above the knees. Is this too long?
     
  2. NEwrestler Red Belt

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    what is it,a dress? damn

    mine prolly stops around ball level
     
  3. Weonlywonsixtwo Banned Banned

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    How do i shrink the hieght only then?
     
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    magic?
     
  5. NEwrestler Red Belt

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    well how are the pants,why is the top so long?
     
  6. Weonlywonsixtwo Banned Banned

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    The pants are perfect. Wierd shit...
     
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    way too long. you will be choked by it or have it wrapped around your arms by anyone who is semi-knowledgable
     
  8. Weonlywonsixtwo Banned Banned

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    What should I do? Besides getting a new GI.
     
  9. infamous mattyd Brown Belt

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    local drycleaner/tailor can shorten it for you no problem
     
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    :eek: Seeing you in that must be quite the sight. Don't bother with tailors, etc. All the alterations might weaken it and it'' just rip. Donate it to the jolly green giant and get yourself one that fits.
     
  11. Stoic1 I bring the memes

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    You bought a girl's gi.
     
  12. Os3y3ris Purple Belt

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    This is not the kimono you need:

    [​IMG]
     
  13. stryker505 Blue Belt

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    Ya really can't. You're going to have to find a tailor that can take some off the bottom. Most tailors have a problem because the lapel is so damm thick. I have had to do it everytime I but a kimono. It's no big deal but it can be expesive.
     
  14. Rip Van Winkle Last Login 2009

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    I suggest taking it back/sending it back and getting the appropiate sized Gi.
     
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    If the pants fit but the jacket is way too long, I think someone messed up your order. They probably gave you a jacket a few sizes too big.

    Send it back and get the right size.
     
  16. Resendiz Just glad to be able to train again.

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    long enough to be considered a gi JACKET
     
  17. tudor_bjj Purple Belt

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    Are you a monkey?
     
  18. Gsoares** Banned Banned

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    I wouldnt say no problem.... Most kimonos are to thick to be sewn in a normal sewing machine.

    THe skirt probably wouldnt be to bad but the collar wouldnt be able to be sewn.

    Take it to a shoe or leather shop..... only people who will have a machine that can go through it.
     
  19. Steeltwo Green Belt

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    same
     
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