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Long time gents! Any advice on lubricating a zipper on a leather jacket? The zip on my CORS high neck has been tricky of late (after the second return trip for servicing).
 

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Coincidentally I was about to post some fit pics of a pre-owned Delraiser I recently bought, so here’s some more fit pics to add to @CityHunter ‘s discussion.

I bought a Flat Head cafe racer (also used) about a year ago in a 40. It’s a good warm weather jacket — the lining is very thin. It’s comfortably snug with a tshirt on but anything thicker and it starts to get uncomfortable in the armpit/shoulder area. The Delraiser is a 42, it’s much warmer due to its lining, and it feels very comfortable to wear with anything but it is (as expected) looser in some areas than the Cafe Racer.

So I would appreciate some feedback — is the Delraiser too big? is the Cafe Racer too tight?


 

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Might be letting the two different t shits influence my judgment but for me the cafe racer looks short in the front and at the sleeves and the Delraiser looks just about perfect on you.
 

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Coincidentally I was about to post some fit pics of a pre-owned Delraiser I recently bought, so here’s some more fit pics to add to @CityHunter ‘s discussion.

I bought a Flat Head cafe racer (also used) about a year ago in a 40. It’s a good warm weather jacket — the lining is very thin. It’s comfortably snug with a tshirt on but anything thicker and it starts to get uncomfortable in the armpit/shoulder area. The Delraiser is a 42, it’s much warmer due to its lining, and it feels very comfortable to wear with anything but it is (as expected) looser in some areas than the Cafe Racer.

So I would appreciate some feedback — is the Delraiser too big? is the Cafe Racer too tight?


I like the DR better on you.
 

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Coincidentally I was about to post some fit pics of a pre-owned Delraiser I recently bought, so here’s some more fit pics to add to @CityHunter ‘s discussion.

I bought a Flat Head cafe racer (also used) about a year ago in a 40. It’s a good warm weather jacket — the lining is very thin. It’s comfortably snug with a tshirt on but anything thicker and it starts to get uncomfortable in the armpit/shoulder area. The Delraiser is a 42, it’s much warmer due to its lining, and it feels very comfortable to wear with anything but it is (as expected) looser in some areas than the Cafe Racer.

So I would appreciate some feedback — is the Delraiser too big? is the Cafe Racer too tight?


Delraiser looks good. CR is too small.
 

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3Sixteen with another Schott collaboration. I like the thought they put into their leather choices. Writeup courtesy of Withered Fig:

 

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Might be letting the two different t shits influence my judgment but for me the cafe racer looks short in the front and at the sleeves and the Delraiser looks just about perfect on you.
I agree, although the cafe racer is well within the realm, but if it doesn't feel good you'll reach for the DR every time (spot on fit)
 

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I need the internet to help me. I got to try on the Flat Head Delraiser at Self Edge. This feels good, but something is throwing me off...is it the shoulders? How does this look? I don’t think I can fit a size down, so hypothetically this would be the size I would choose. Thank you, internet.
this outpost of the internet says too big and boxy.
 

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Both look fantastic. Thinking about grabbing the A2
They look nice, but I'm glad that I grabbed up one of the Horween leather clean Perfectos from fall. The lack of the Good Art snaps sorta takes away a bit rom the specialness, for me, anyway, compared to the previous iterations.
 

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They look nice, but I'm glad that I grabbed up one of the Horween leather clean Perfectos from fall. The lack of the Good Art snaps sorta takes away a bit rom the specialness, for me, anyway, compared to the previous iterations.
I agree with that. I have a 613s which has been my favorite leather for years, and I still think that Schott offers the best value in leather. With that said, I think throwing a Goodart cap on these 3sixteen horsehide jackets would have sent the price over what most customers would want to spend on a leather.
 

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I bought this from the RRL store in NY and wanted to get your advice on the sleeves. They are definitely too long, but have a corduroy lining in the cuffs. If I roll them up as in the image, they work well enough functionally. If I were to have them tailored they would have to be brought up from the shoulders which could be tricky.

Would you leave it as is or get them done?
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I bought this from the RRL story in NY and wanted to get your advice on the sleeves. They are definitely too long, but have a corduroy lining in the cuffs. If I roll them up as in the image, they work well enough functionally. If I were to have them tailored they would have to be brought up from the shoulders which could be tricky.

Would you leave it as is or get them done?
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I think that looks great. I personally wouldn't do anything to that, if I were you, but mostly because I'm lazy and I'm not sure you would be improving on that fit. I suppose, as a matter of comfort and movement, I would maybe get them altered if I found that they bother me. But aesthetically, I think that fit looks really good.
 

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