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Old 04-12-2007, 05:11 PM   #1
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I am looking to get a jacket for the warmer weathers, but i want it to be protective. I know that its not as good as leather, but whats worth getting where you wont sweat your off. Is Icon any good or are the just over rated?
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Old 04-12-2007, 05:30 PM   #2
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Perforated leather, textile or mesh with leather reinforcements. That is what I would look at.

I just bought a mesh with perforated leather shoulders and arms, and hard CE armor. I'll report as soon as I can get my hands on it next week.
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BTW I've got a Joe rocket phoenix w/ textile pants I'm going to be selling soon if your interested.
let me know what size they are and pics if possible

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let me know what size they are and pics if possible

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will do I'll be home later but I think the jacket is a large (blk/grey) and the pants are black not sure of the size but I'm a 36ish and fit me nice.Every thing is in good shape the pants are newer so not as worn but the jacket has never seen the ground just a few thousand bugs:icon_bigg
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will do I'll be home later but I think the jacket is a large (blk/grey) and the pants are black not sure of the size but I'm a 36ish and fit me nice.Every thing is in good shape the pants are newer so not as worn but the jacket has never seen the ground just a few thousand bugs:icon_bigg
to big for me. Im looking for a medium in jacket, and a 32 in pants. Thanks though You should ebay that stuff.
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I have a grey Joe Rocket Phoenix jacket for sale. $50... PM me if you want to see some pictures. I think it's a medium.
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to big for me. Im looking for a medium in jacket, and a 32 in pants. Thanks though You should ebay that stuff.
Nah to lazy I'll sell locally or keep it in a closet for when I need it. It's good gear especially when compbined because they zip together. Would suck to have the jacket slide up on you when on the ground:eh:

Again, gear is good very good
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I have/had a Spidi textile jacket. Dont know the model though. It had great ventilation and was made very well. The fit was also pretty nice.
Battle tested too. Held up very well.

Just look for whats comfortable and for quality. Look for good stitching, good armor, good fit etc.
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my boss has a vanson that is full mesh with real nice armour. They are under $200.

I may pick one up
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i also have the mesh-tex3(Firstgear) and matching pants. i think it's an 8inch zipper on them. the mesh is way thicker and it has really nice ce1 armor in it. the joe rocket has ce2 added(incl. the back protector)
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i also have the mesh-tex3(Firstgear) and matching pants. i think it's an 8inch zipper on them. the mesh is way thicker and it has really nice ce1 armor in it. the joe rocket has ce2 added(incl. the back protector)
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I am looking to get a jacket for the warmer weathers, but i want it to be protective. I know that its not as good as leather, but whats worth getting where you wont sweat your off. Is Icon any good or are the just over rated?
pm red he has a awesome joe rocket womens med for sale very sexy
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