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GLWeeks
08-10-2004, 08:01 AM
That is the question... I know this has probably been beat to death, but I thought I would ask anyway. :D

Single vs Double weave.... Pros? Cons? Thoughts?

Thanks!

GLWeeks
08-10-2004, 08:26 AM
I know the double will be heavier/stiffer.... Is it needed? Maybe I should just stick with the single weave.... Any double weave owners regret the purchase?

AsimHanif
08-10-2004, 09:41 AM
I go seasonal. Single in warm weather and double in the cold.

Bronson
08-10-2004, 03:47 PM
I go quantity. Meaning that I can usually get two single weave gi for near the same price as one double weave :D

Bronson

GLWeeks
08-19-2004, 12:11 PM
Well, I wound up getting the "Deluxe Single Weave" from Century. Wow it's a lot better than the JK I had before.... Pants are nice and thick and double layered all the way down the front. It has a stiff lapel, but I'll get used to it... I have a wholesale account with Century so I got it cheaper than listed...

Link to dogi (http://www.centuryfitness.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?catalogId=10051&storeId=10051&productId=64278&langId=-1&product_parentId=13683&crumb=13501-13502&categoryId=13683&parent_category_rn=13504)

Devon Natario
08-22-2004, 03:20 AM
I bought a dbl weave uniform from century about 5 years ago. I still have it and it's nice. It was a Swain uniform.

I recently bought a Black dbl weave from AWMA for 56 including shipping. So far, so good. I dont like the traditional drawstring pants, but other than that, they are crafted far better than the swain pants, by having more support in the knee area.

Anyways, glad to see yah got some for yourself. I do suggest going through other companies though. Century is too expensive. You can get a single weave Judo uniform for around $30 from other companies and its the same construction as the Mike Swain I got from Century.

Bronson
08-23-2004, 10:51 AM
I still love the single weave Mizuno judo gi. The best price I've found on the net is at The Academy of Karate Martial Art Supply (http://www.martialartssupermarket.com/). They run about $65 for a size 6.

Bronson

Devon Natario
08-23-2004, 05:10 PM
Yes, they have great prices and they also have great products.