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    Good job! Dainese Safety jacket armour size M or L

    Alreeeeet lads,

    Looking to buy either a Dainese Gladiator or Safety jacket but don't know what size to go for just wondering if somebody could help me out. I'm 6' 3" and have a chest of 38" top of arm to wrist 24.5", i think i may rattle about abit in the large but the arms on the medium may come up short.

    Any advice would be great.

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    are you very thin? Problem with smaller sizes when you're thin, is they arent broad enough for your shoulders and long enough.

    At your size I would expect you to run a L or XL, no M.

    But whatever fits and wont displace when you do a digger is the best bet! And you may be able to get a Dainese sized a bit by a tailor!!!

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    I am 6'3" - 190lbs - 39 inches around the chest, and I ordered an XL Gladiator.

    It arrived today and I just tried it on. It seems like a good fit. I was afraid that the suit would be too broad at the shoulders but they appear to be a good fit even though I haven't rode in them yet.
    I would think you should order the XL and if it's too big, send it back and get the Large...

    Just my 2 cents.

    Last edited by Pedro2005; 01-17-2006 at 04:34 PM.

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    No way you are a medium. Mediums fit people who weigh about 125 lbs. You'd probably be a large in the chest, but an XL in the arms. I'd recommend XL. The material the suit is made from is pretty form fitting.
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    Scott's right. You probably want the XL.

    I'm female 5'5", 135 lbs. I wear a Med. For a girl, I have pretty broad shoulders, but *cough* not much chest... (hunched over a lawnmower wearing a ballcap, I was mistaken for a teenage boy).

    Body armour is a lot about the shoulders.

    Good luck!


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