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..sitting here in a heated office wearing a 2pc. SB suit out of R&T Silver Gander ( a 17/18 oz tight woven worsted). Still needed an overcoat outside and it's in the 40's. I'll bet that this is wearable well into late spring. So, what's a 3 season cloth anyway? This doesn't wear any warmer than some of my 12 oz worsteds so go figure.

 

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Originally Posted by yachtie
I'm comfortable.




Does the canvass feel the same as in your jackets done up lighter weight fabric? And do you have Bemberg or ermazine in this?

I bet the insulating properties of tight-woven worsteds is not directly proportional to weight.



- B
 

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Originally Posted by voxsartoria
Does the canvass feel the same as in your jackets done up lighter weight fabric? And do you have Bemberg or ermazine in this?

I bet the insulating properties of tight-woven worsteds is not directly proportional to weight.



- B


My stuff is very structured anyway so I really don't notice much difference in the canvas-mebbe a little stiffer in an absolute sense but it feels the same worn. It's a bemberg lining- figured it'd be just for winter. I'm going to get a lot more mileage out of this than I previously expected.

I bet the insulating properties of tight-woven worsteds is not directly proportional to weight.
Just so: it's not a linear porportion of warmth to weight. It really wears more like a 12 oz worsted warmth-wise.
 

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Originally Posted by yachtie
Just so: it's not a linear porportion of warmth to weight. It really wears more like a 12 oz worsted warmth-wise.

I'm heading in the heavier weights myself on the next batch, so if we sin, we sin together.


- B
 

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Where are you from that you need an overcoat in the 40's?
 

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Originally Posted by voxsartoria
I'm heading in the heavier weights myself on the next batch, so if we sin, we sin together.


- B


That's what I like to hear......

Silver Gander is a really good book. I have two more on the burner.
 

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Originally Posted by yachtie
..sitting here in a heated office wearing a 2pc. SB suit out of R&T Silver Gander ( a 17/18 oz tight woven worsted). Still needed an overcoat outside and it's in the 40's. I'll bet that this is wearable well into late spring. So, what's a 3 season cloth anyway? This doesn't wear any warmer than some of my 12 oz worsteds so go figure.



Forgive my ignorance, but what does R&T (R&T as a fabric merchant or fabric merchant and fabric mill, of course) stand for?
 

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