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Does anyone have any information about REMO brand GIs made in Pakistan I believe. Good - bad? Cheap- Costly - mid price? Anything? Thanks, opr1945

 
Does anyone have any information about REMO brand GIs made in Pakistan I believe. Good - bad? Cheap- Costly - mid price? Anything? Thanks, opr1945

Sorry, I never heard of them.
 
Here is a label. My opinion it is heavy, at least 12 oz maybe 14 or more. Obviously I was wrong about where it was made. Made in Taiwan!
 

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IMO, you were on the right track when you were inquiring about Shureido and other brands worn by high-ranking karateka and WKF champions.

Now you're dumpster-diving for cheap brands no one has heard of? What's up with that?
 
Old habits are hard to break. I grew up poor. Mom was always looking for a bargin. Second hand clothes stores, flea markets, yard sales, hand-me-downs, etc. Most of my life I did not have much disposable income, we got by, had what we needed. I adopted my mothers habits, as I had watched her when I was young. I am not wealthy by any means but the kids have all left home, colleges no longer my responsibility. So compared to our needs we have money left over-disposible income. So we occasionally treat ourselves. Anyway, I started looking on facebook markeplace. A bargin is hard to pass up......the rest is history.
 
Old habits are hard to break. I grew up poor. Mom was always looking for a bargin. Second hand clothes stores, flea markets, yard sales, hand-me-downs, etc. Most of my life I did not have much disposable income, we got by, had what we needed. I adopted my mothers habits, as I had watched her when I was young. I am not wealthy by any means but the kids have all left home, colleges no longer my responsibility. So compared to our needs we have money left over-disposible income. So we occasionally treat ourselves. Anyway, I started looking on facebook markeplace. A bargin is hard to pass up......the rest is history.
I'm not sure how stocking up dozens of cheap gis is supposed to be frugal, but okay...
 
on an intellectual level I can see that in retrospect it would probably been better to purchase one new good quality item instead of trying several cheap items to get a great deal (not just GI's but any item). Hindsight is 20/20. and as I said above old habits are to hard to break.
 
For me, a $100 gi was the most expensive I've ever bought. The third time I wore it the sleeve got well stained with blood (mine). I tried bleach and blood stain remover but all that really did was make the cotton brittle causing it to tear beyond repair the next time it was put to sparring use. I now have three gi's: One heavy nice one, a light one for summer. and one for sparring (top).
 
Does anyone have any information about REMO brand GIs made in Pakistan I believe. Good - bad? Cheap- Costly - mid price? Anything? Thanks, opr1945

Did you buy it? If so, what do you think about it?
 
For me, a $100 gi was the most expensive I've ever bought. The third time I wore it the sleeve got well stained with blood (mine). I tried bleach and blood stain remover but all that really did was make the cotton brittle causing it to tear beyond repair the next time it was put to sparring use. I now have three gi's: One heavy nice one, a light one for summer. and one for sparring (top).
H2O2 is the best for removing blood stains from cotton.
 
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For anyone interested, I found these on line:

Shurado less $100
Tokiado 25
Ronin Purple Label 75
" " " 30
" " " 20
" 15
Century Heavy Weight 40
" " " 25
" 25
Arawazo 40

Several sellers said used twice and quit, like new, or something like that. I read some place that 1/2 of the people who start Karate quit in less than a month. And half of the people left quit before they hit 3 months. Must be true from what I saw offered for sale. All of the above item were size 4 or 4.5. There were many others of different sizes that did not fit me.

I did not buy all the above, But, did buy more than one. All I received were in very good condition. Some looked freshily washed and ironed.
 
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Here is a label. My opinion it is heavy, at least 12 oz maybe 14 or more. Obviously I was wrong about where it was made. Made in Taiwan!
Does anyone have any information about REMO brand GIs made in Pakistan I believe. Good - bad? Cheap- Costly - mid price? Anything? Thanks, opr1945

You dont need it you have more than enough for a guy whos not even been training that long
 
Did you buy it? If so, what do you think about it?
Seller said: "14 oz martial arts uniforms. Very good condition. Great for jujitsu due to strength of fabric. " It is rather heavyweight. But less than my 16oz Ronin. Fairly soft for as thick as it is. Size 4 but a little snug around waist. I am 5'5" and 175# but wearable by me. No rips, tears or stains. Seams look and feel good. Seller said she was an instructor and ocassionally they would grap eacher and throw them and the GI held up to that treatment. I have seen and felt several BJJ GI's and this is not nearly as heavy. Slightly less thick as the 16 oz I mentioned earlier. She said she had used it for several years as part of her rotation of GI's. And that it still has a lot of life left in it, epectially if it is not abused.

So to me it looks good. However, keep in mind that I am new to this and my opinion is most likely not as valid as someone with a lot of experience. .
 
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Seller said: "14 oz martial arts uniforms. Very good condition. Great for jujitsu due to strength of fabric. " It is rather heavyweight. But less than my 16oz Ronin. Fairly soft for as thick as it is. Size 4 but a little snug around waist. I am 5'5" and 175# but wearable by me. No rips, tears or stains. Seams look and feel good. Seller said she was an instructor and ocassionally they would grap eacher and throw them and the GI held up to that treatment. I have seen and felt several BJJ GI's and this is not nearly as heavy. Slightly less thick as the 16 oz I mentioned earlier. So to me it looks good. However, keep in mind that I am new to this and my opinion is most likely not as valid as someone with a lot of experience. .
How many gis do you have, and why do you keep looking for more? Genuine question, not trying to discount your experience, I just don't understand. A gi is essentially a training material, so as long as you can train it it I don't understand why you need so many
 
How many gis do you have, and why do you keep looking for more? Genuine question, not trying to discount your experience, I just don't understand. A gi is essentially a training material, so as long as you can train it it I don't understand why you need so many
Looking back, it seems that he gave a few subtle hints that he may have OCD.
 

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