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93 Brand Tau Gold Weave Gi
93 Brand "Tau" Gold Weave Gi

    93 Brand's newest release is an incredibly comfortable gold weave Gi.


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    furikuri Image
    furikuri  -  Joined 3/15/2014

    this gi is worth its regular price. comfy as hell and looks so fresh and so clean

    7/22/2014 at 11:15 PM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    Jonathan Wang Image Bought Yeserday's Item
    Jonathan Wang  -  Joined 7/23/2014

    I'm 5'9" at 255lbs. What size would be the best fit? A4 or A2H?

    7/23/2014 at 12:02 AM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    george_HQ  -  VERIFIED ADMIN  -  Joined 11/6/2012

    A2H goes up to 240 lbs maximum, I wouldn't recommend going for A2H unless you are cutting weight.

    A4 is a better choice, although intended for someone a bit taller, it would work for you after some warm washes and dryer cycles on Medium Heat.

    7/23/2014 at 12:33 AM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    todei79  -  Joined 12/21/2012

    I'm 235 5'11. The A2H top is perfect. The pants however too snug. Go A4. Warning though. 93 Brand gis don't shrink much in my experience.

    7/23/2014 at 2:50 AM
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    george_HQ  -  VERIFIED ADMIN  -  Joined 11/6/2012

    @todei79 - Yes, in general 93 Brand Gis are thoroughly pre-shrunk so there isn't much shrinkage. However the Tau is the one exception to that! The Tau will shrink like most Gold Weaves.

    7/23/2014 at 10:21 AM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    Katya Image
    Katya  -  Joined 11/8/2013

    Nice looking gi! Noted for the future

    7/22/2014 at 11:09 PM
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    Thomas Go  -  Joined 7/22/2014

    I'm 5'10 165lbs on the nose. Should i get an a1L or an a2? I can probably cut 10lbs if I had to but I also read this gi does shrink a bit. Recommendations?

    7/23/2014 at 9:42 PM
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    Squanto  -  Joined 7/20/2014

    Jiu-jitsu is the gentleman of combat sports. so why are there always people insulting people asking for advice on getting an exact fit. it's not hurting anyone. if you are familiar withe the brand material or cut. help a fellow practitioner out. don't hate. and also word of advice if you are going to leave negative comments about someone else's understanding of the sport for the sake of God don't call it jits.

    7/23/2014 at 5:44 PM
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    Aryia Image
    Aryia  -  Joined 7/23/2014

    How exactly would the A1L compare to the A2?
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    - Are the sleeves of the A1L longer than the A2?<br>
    - Is the jacket length of the A1L longer than the A2?<br>
    - Is the pant length of the A1L longer than the A2?
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    Would it be possible to get those dimensions for those two sizes? I am really concerned of sleeve and pant length being too long.
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    I am almost 5'9" and around 170lbs but I have a slim frame (I look more like 160lbs probably) with a short torso and proportionately long arms. The only reason I want a new gi is for a better fit than my current one so sizing is very important for me.
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    Any help would be greatly appreciated...

    7/23/2014 at 1:19 PM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    Mish Image
    Mish  -  Joined 5/23/2013

    I actually have both. For the record I am 5'8" and 160ish lbs. NOTHING is longer on the A1L than the the A2. To be honest I bought the A2 because the A1L shrunk so much (never put it in the dryer, never used hot water). The A2 is a lot wider in the pants and sleeves as well as the jacket in general so you might find it annoying in that way.

    7/23/2014 at 2:53 PM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    george_HQ  -  VERIFIED ADMIN  -  Joined 11/6/2012

    @Aryia, Mish is correct, the A1L is only longer than an A1... It is not longer than an A2.

    Think of it this way: A1L is like an A1 with the *length* of an A2. Essentially, designed for someone who needs the girth/tightness of A1 but needs the length of A2.

    The same goes for A2L. It's for someone who has the height/length of A3, but requires the girth and bagginess (or lack thereof) of A2.

    Similarly, A2H is for someone who needs the girth/bagginess of A3 but doesn't need the A3 height. Essentially making A2H for someone who has the height of an A2 person but the weight of an A3 person.

    Hope that answers your questions!

    7/23/2014 at 5:13 PM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    Samwise  -  Joined 1/22/2014

    Last 93 Brand gi I bought was the Charlie. Now, I'm on the end, statistically, of their A2 ( 5'11" 184lbs). That thing fit like a tent, it was almost down to my knees, big enough chest for someone with a massive beer gut, and the sleeves were 5" passed my finger tips on BOTH arms. I'll not likely buy another 93 brand, which is a shame because they look damn fine.

    7/23/2014 at 12:47 PM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    george_HQ  -  VERIFIED ADMIN  -  Joined 11/6/2012

    @Samwise, your Gi may have been mis-labeled, truthfully.

    I'm a hair over 6'1" and I'm 183 lbs, the A2 jacket is perfect, though the pants are a bit snug on my fat behind. I'm an A2L. Considering that the A2 was the perfect length for someone 6'1", your A2 should not exceed your fingertips by 5". There was certainly something wrong.

    The factory may have stitched an A2 tag on an A4 Gi.
    It's happened before. I have an Inverted Gear white Panda that says A2 but when laid on top of an Inverted Gear A3, it's the same size. It's happened with Tatami as well, so not impossible for 93 Brand to get the same mixup.

    Shoot an email to george@93brand.com and I'll make it right.

    7/23/2014 at 5:16 PM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    Mike  -  Joined 7/23/2014

    I am 6' 180lbs, what size will work best?

    7/23/2014 at 11:53 AM
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    george_HQ  -  VERIFIED ADMIN  -  Joined 11/6/2012

    A2L or A3, depending on how you wash.

    If you wash cold and hang dry always, then A2L will work.
    If you like warm washes or use the machine to dry, then go for an A3 and then it'll shrink to fit perfectly.

    7/23/2014 at 5:17 PM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    Chris Image
    Chris  -  Joined 7/23/2014

    Is it ibjjf legal?

    7/23/2014 at 10:08 AM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    george_HQ  -  VERIFIED ADMIN  -  Joined 11/6/2012

    @Chris,
    I've competed with this Gi in IBJJF comps with no problem.
    The IBJJF diagram says that only a brand label can be on the shin, so the "93. finest. technique." embroidery might be a subjective call on the ref's part.

    My Gi checker didn't say anything, however the shin embroidery has been pointed out as IBJJF illegal by my friend who is an IBJJF referee.

    7/23/2014 at 11:27 AM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    Jordan Image Bought Yeserday's Item
    Jordan  -  Joined 6/7/2014

    Hey guys I'm an idiot and have never done jits and can't read a size chart what size should I get!?

    7/23/2014 at 9:29 AM
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    Nick  -  Joined 7/8/2014

    I'm 5'9. 190 lbs what size is best? I plan to wash cold and hang dry. Thanx!

    7/23/2014 at 7:03 AM
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    george_HQ  -  VERIFIED ADMIN  -  Joined 11/6/2012

    A2 should work for you.

    7/23/2014 at 11:29 AM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    Kent Image
    Kent  -  Joined 6/17/2014

    6"4" 270....A4 I'm assuming?

    7/23/2014 at 3:07 AM
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    Kent Image
    Kent  -  Joined 6/17/2014

    A5 is way too big on me but idk how 93 brand does their cut...I'm like a A3 waist but A5 Pant length. Are there gi tailors out there? Lol

    7/23/2014 at 3:11 AM
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    Sean W Image Bought Yeserday's Item
    Sean W  -  Joined 5/16/2014

    I'm 5'8 and 163 lbs. Should I get an A2 and shrink it? My fuji and tatami gi's are also A2.

    7/23/2014 at 1:16 AM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    Sean W Image Bought Yeserday's Item
    Sean W  -  Joined 5/16/2014

    Would still like some feedback as I'm hoping to change my gi size if needed. Seeing reviews that the gi doesn't shrink much.

    7/23/2014 at 3:41 AM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    george_HQ Image
    george_HQ  -  VERIFIED ADMIN  -  Joined 11/6/2012

    Yes, A2 is the best choice for you.

    7/23/2014 at 11:29 AM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    Steve Image
    Steve  -  Joined 7/22/2014

    6' 215 lbs. What size is best?

    7/22/2014 at 11:49 PM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    george_HQ  -  VERIFIED ADMIN  -  Joined 11/6/2012

    I recommend A3, just make sure you cold wash & hang dry.
    It'll work great as long as you like a modern type of fit.

    If you like an old school, relaxed fit, then you should go with the A4 and use warm washes until you get the desired fit.

    7/23/2014 at 12:31 AM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    HLynne Image Bought Yeserday's Item
    HLynne  -  Joined 2/28/2014

    5'9 and 135lbs. A1T or A1F. I think I'll go for A1T

    7/22/2014 at 11:14 PM
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    HLynne Image Bought Yeserday's Item
    HLynne  -  Joined 2/28/2014

    I mean A1L

    7/22/2014 at 11:16 PM
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    george_HQ  -  VERIFIED ADMIN  -  Joined 11/6/2012

    A1L is a good choice, for sure.

    7/22/2014 at 11:25 PM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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    Steve Murway  -  Joined 5/12/2014

    I am 5 foot 8 210 pounds would the a2h be a good fit

    7/22/2014 at 11:11 PM
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    george_HQ  -  VERIFIED ADMIN  -  Joined 11/6/2012

    Yes, Steve, A2H is a good choice.
    After a wash it should be right on point!

    7/22/2014 at 11:27 PM ThumbsUp ImageThumbsUp Down
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