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The "Rain-Dogs" weather shield

Discussion in 'Makers Market' started by Twodogs, Jun 13, 2016.

  1. TinkyPete

    TinkyPete Full Member

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    That's easy SCOMAN keep it in the shed/garage/mancave or car :)
     
  2. Twodogs

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    Bad news folks I am out of fabric ..

    As soon as I source more at the right price I will be back with the Rain-Dogs

    Thanks for all the Interest

    Twodogs
     
  3. Rabid

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    My Rain-dog arrived today and I am really impressed with it on initial inspection the build quality is even better than my Two-dogs if that is possible. I am just waiting for some wet weather now so that I can try it out.
    Many thanks Cliff
     
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    I didn't want to wind up those who have dithered about getting one of these and are now waiting for Cliff to find more material, but mine arrived this week too and like you I found the material and construction to be first class. My favourite Barbours were always the unlined Durham and the Longshoreman and this is the perfect combination. Wore this out the other night in a real downpour and as a grown man I was almost embarrassed at the thought of being seen chuckling to myself.
    When and if Cliff gets more supplies, don't dither - get one!
     
  5. The Lord Poncho

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    Inspired by this thread (and the lack of fabric at the moment!) i decided to have a crack at making something similar myself with some material bought off ebay. I used a WW2 windproof smock as a template. Wow - its a lot of work, and really quite challenging. I spent the bulk of the weekend on it, and its still not finished (and probably when it is, it will be no-where near as professional job as Cliff's). Makes you realise how much time and effort goes into making these things - and what a bargain they are for the price!
     
  6. Twodogs

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    Nice one
    Looking forward to seeing it..
     
  7. KenThis

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    :(

    Thought this might have been an update on having more material....

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    BUT at least I've got my Brit Dogs!
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  8. Twodogs

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    The "Rain-Dogs" weather shield...........Mark two:cool:

    I have managed to get some waxed fabric however this is heavier in weight and dark green in colour.

    It will gain a lot of character in use as you can see from the picture below , left has been crunched up

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    The hood on the mark two will be lined in Army grade boiled wool .( Or buy it with an un-lined hood )

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    I have made up a hood so you can see what it looks like ..:D

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    Price with lined hood £70 ,,,,,,,,,,,Unlined hood £ 65 ,

    Made to your size and posted to your door in the UK

    Payment via paypal

    Thanks for looking

    Twodogs
     
  9. KenThis

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    Very Much Yes Please!
    PM Sent.
     
  10. Twodogs

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    Just finished the first Twodogs weather shield Mark two ........( With unlined hood ):)


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    Order now folks :)

    Price £70 with a liner hood or £65 with a unlined hood

    Made to your size and posted to your door

    Twodogs
     
  11. Andy BB

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    Man, you do good work. Only problem I have is with colour clashing. My twodogs wool smocks are red and pink:)
     
  12. Rabid

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    Very easy answer get another twodogs shirt in green then your new rain dogs won't clash:cool:
     
  13. Twodogs

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    Not happy with this fabric

    Anyone want ninety seven meters of heavy waxed cotton fabric ???? ;)

    Removed from Sale ...

    Twodogs
     
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    May make a great tarp for someone ;-)
     
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    What's wrong with it mate

    Sent from my MotoG3 using Tapatalk
     
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    You ought to be banned, tempting folk who already think that they maybe have broken a basic law of the Universe and git "too many jackets" although there is naturally no such concept.
    Great looking kit Sir !
     
  17. Andy BB

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    Make some slightly larger "Polish" tipis with it! Simpler construction, slightly higher, bit more room inside, loop on the top....ideal!
     
  18. Rabid

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    I have worn my Rain Dogs for the first time today in rain It rained for 4 hours and the only time i got wet was when I put my hand in the air and got water up my sleeve.
    Once again an excellent piece of kit.
    Many Thanks
     
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    I so badly need one of these in "Short 'n Fat" dimensions! Maybe a Christmas present to myself....
     
  20. Twodogs

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    Thanks for the comments folks :)

    I have some of the correct weight wax fabric now if anyone wants to order one :D


    Price £70 with a lined hood or £65 with a unlined hood

    Made to your size and posted to your door

    Twodogs
     

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