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Old 01 January 2013, 07:09   #1
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Where to get large size foul weather gear?

I've been trying to get a decent bib/brace for years and I'm beginning to get annoyed with the manufacturers. I'm certainly not the biggest bloke that goes out on a boat, yet there seems to be absolutely nothing available anywhere-and what IS listed, there's no sizing charts for.

Anyone got any hints/tips for finding stuff? I'm beginning to think mail order is going to be impossible and I'm going to have to resort to driving to every chandlery in the country and trying on the odd item that might fit.
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Old 01 January 2013, 08:22   #2
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I been looking at

http://www.sundridge.co.uk/

they pretty local and look the part

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Old 01 January 2013, 09:40   #3
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Thanks

Have you used/seen any of the bib/braces 1st hand? What's the quality like? It seems rather cheap pricewise compared with the likes of Musto/Henri LLoyd.
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Old 01 January 2013, 10:01   #4
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So what sort of size are you then I am 6'4" ish and XL musto fits me but my BS is large we're as the Henri Loyd XL didn't feel right best to try on 1st then go online
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You could try some of the fishing brands, some great bib and brace sets from the likes of any fish any wear, greys, fladen and a host of others. Avail in lots of sizes.

I have had lots of the fishing sets over the years, also have a set of musto Br1 in xl and find these very comfy and a nice set.
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Try the Henry LLoyd outlet at Clarks Village Matt...they often have end of line stuff in HUUUGE size's going VERY Cheap...I posted about thier Dry suits some time ago...Absolute Bargains!!
Make sure you speak to the manager though.
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Cheers Maximus


|Mick, I'm 6'3" and a fat git, but even given that, I 'm broad shouldered anyway. XXL is just too small
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|Mick, I'm 6'3" and a fat git, but even given that, I 'm broad shouldered anyway. XXL is just too small
As we say up north built like a brick s--t house then
Gill do xxxl bib and brace apparently
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Thanks

Have you used/seen any of the bib/braces 1st hand? What's the quality like? It seems rather cheap pricewise compared with the likes of Musto/Henri LLoyd.
will be buying s set soon so let you know
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Delia at Canyon Gear or the guys at Polar Bears would make you some that would fit lovely
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