Did you order from extrem textil? That's annoying
Yeah. Some issue with my address (it was fine) then I was away and forgot I ordered it.
Sure it's a one off but just annoying.
Anyone seen any research on primaloft gold V Apex climashield V polartec alpha.
I want to make a new jacket, that fits good. But it's hard to get anything but apex.
Considering the wide range of people making their own gear, I really struggled to find direct comparisons.
However, from what I understand, the primaloft gold is slightly warmer (clo value 0.92 oz/yd2), compared to Apex (0.82 oz/yd 2). The lay-off is that primaloft is a pain to work with, and requires much more quilting, this is due to the structure: Primaloft is lots of little fibres, compared to the continuous fibre of the Apex.
If you are set on a primaloft jacket, might be easier to butcher a 2nd hand extra large.
Thanks, that's not a huge difference.
I have a PHD jacket that is incredibly warm, too warm. And also a bit bulky. I wanted to make another with slightly lower g/m^2 insulation. The PHD was great in Kyrgyzstan when it was -8, but a bit much otherwise.
I was going to buy a rab xenon, but they changed it from primaloft.
Why not get one of PHDs lighter vests?
synthetic not down
fit: the phd doesn't fit me 100%, I want custom fit or better than phd
Ah furry muff
Phd offer custom fit I think. You just have to wait a bit longer. But I'd never steer anyone away from making their own gear. :)
It's not really (fully) custom though, it's just picking a pattern +/- 2 sizes from the waist size, for arms etc.
MYOG sounds a better option then.
Yes, I need to make the sleeping bag first. Then this.
Or get someone to do it. Rusjan is making me a fleece jacket and pants from polartec wind pro, which I am excited about.
If you want the best custom outdoors clothing, you need to talk to Nunatak in Alaska.
thanks I'll look at that.
Edit: Orders placed after October 9th will ship sometime in 2020. Lead times are 10 weeks, plus Holiday closure if applicable.
No good really
I talk about myog, but I don't have the skills currently, and I don't have ANY time do learn. I'd love to, but my plate is so full. myog would be great because i can then tweek things as I use them.
I'll find someone to do it, can't be that hard. Well Lucy can do it for sure.
These people do some nice stuff with fleece https://raggedmountain.com
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