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Old Jan 7th 2015, 05:23 PM   #1
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Anyone use ESSE motorsports suits?

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Before I start talking to them about a custom suit for the team are they any good? Any pics? Crash stories? Thanks

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Old Jan 7th 2015, 05:38 PM   #2
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Hmm, those look like Gimoto designs. Which would be a good thing if they are made in Italy. Odd that their FB page has almost no pictures of suits. I would ask where the suits are made. If they are made in Pakistan, run! The Pakistani custom suit industry is over saturated here and I don't know a single person that has ever gotten their suit on time or cut right in the past year from one of those.

If you are wondering, anyone who makes a minimum order can get their own custom suit company from those plants over there. Some friends of mine were going to do it just to get suits at cost but abandoned the idea after we checked a few out in person. admittedly there are several levels of QC available (just a matter of what you want to pay), but the political situation in Pakistan means you aren't getting any service any time soon.
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Old Jan 7th 2015, 05:45 PM   #3
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I recommend Spartan Leathers as well.. many different suit options and fully customizable.. made right here in the US quite a few friends have custom suits by them and my next one is going thru them
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Old Jan 7th 2015, 05:49 PM   #4
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Hmm, those look like Gimoto designs. Which would be a good thing if they are made in Italy. Odd that their FB page has almost no pictures of suits. I would ask where the suits are made. If they are made in Pakistan, run! The Pakistani custom suit industry is over saturated here and I don't know a single person that has ever gotten their suit on time or cut right in the past year from one of those.

If you are wondering, anyone who makes a minimum order can get their own custom suit company from those plants over there. Some friends of mine were going to do it just to get suits at cost but abandoned the idea after we checked a few out in person. admittedly there are several levels of QC available (just a matter of what you want to pay), but the political situation in Pakistan means you aren't getting any service any time soon.

They said made here in the USA not sure though. I really want a Dainese custom suit but im not even sure how much it costs. It isn't anywhere. I've always been told if you have to ask how much it is you cant afford it lol.

Thanks J. I'll check them out.
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Dainese custom used to be 40% over whatever the MSRP was for the standard suit. A few Dainese dealerships in the US will do the measurements for you, they don't let you take your own. At that poing you are usually better off going super high end with Gimoto, Vircos, Rewin etc. Those are worn by tons of WSBK and GP riders. I think even custom RS Taichi's are cheaper than custom Dainese.
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Dainese custom used to be 40% over whatever the MSRP was for the standard suit. A few Dainese dealerships in the US will do the measurements for you, they don't let you take your own. At that poing you are usually better off going super high end with Gimoto, Vircos, Rewin etc. Those are worn by tons of WSBK and GP riders. I think even custom RS Taichi's are cheaper than custom Dainese.
I've only heard of Taichis. I'll check the others out too. Thanks shaka
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Old Jan 7th 2015, 06:12 PM   #7
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made right here in the US quite a few friends have custom suits by them
i personally doubt that and as a fair word of warning, a racing buddy of mine had a custom suit with unmatching arm lengths and jsut not fitting overall.
retuned suit, never received a refund.

OTOH, Draik77 has had good experiences.

out of my own knowledge, i can tell that a custom suit from pakistan can be had for under a grand.

let me know if i can get you one. shipping in 2 weeks. 1 nice design available (common amongst all "custom"), kangaroo also an option.
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Rest are italian brands. You also have US based makers like Syed, Z Custom, Vanson and Barnacle Bill.

Just don't get anything from Pakistan, I may have mentioned that before....=)
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barnacle bill repaired my arlen ness. top notch work , design is a little out dated.


FYI on manufacturing locations:

Dainese no longer Made in Italy?

it's all about quality control
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barnacle bill repaired my arlen ness. top notch work , design is a little out dated.


FYI on manufacturing locations:

Dainese no longer Made in Italy?

it's all about quality control
Tunisia WTF. I've been there. Yeah dude quality control not happening. WTH. THx for the heads up.

Is aplinestars still made in the us lol. What are some good deustch brand suits phil?
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