Gear Review

5 5

shell worthy of a turtle home

  • Gender: Male
  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

I have been familiar with stoic outerwear and havent been won over by much product. In addition, I read reviews about this shell and it even made me a hair more skeptical. Upon receiving the wasabi shell, I loved it. Almost got a M but went with L, expecting to swim in it (6'3" 170) but its a GREAT fit. just long enough, and not super baggy width. Stiff material without limiting movement (i.e. gortex).NO complaints! I understand complaints of the cuff-straps but I think they look good, fun to fidget with, and they hold tight when pulled horizontally. Not a big deal. RAD price

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I posted a counter point to Carver Shaw (another tall guy) above. I am 6'4" went with the L as well and am very pleased with the sizing. But then I am 180 lbs. Any other tall guys should cross reference our three sets of comments to determine L vs XL. The L is probably long enough and enough room in the shoulders, but if you are big around as well it may not give enough girth in the chest and stomach.