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1 hour ago, BT_Blue said:

without it, it leaves a space on both shoulders without protection on an area the ball finds quite often. I'm trying to remember who mentioned this, might have been @JSam21, but I dont think Douglas does black plastic for chest protectors anymore. And they use the same caps that are on the shoulder paldrons. I believe he either used plastic he found off a football pad or had someone local to him cut out two flat pieces of plastic that he attached on his own.

Not I but the gap coverage is important 

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On 9/15/2018 at 7:00 PM, BT_Blue said:

without it, it leaves a space on both shoulders without protection on an area the ball finds quite often. I'm trying to remember who mentioned this, might have been @JSam21, but I dont think Douglas does black plastic for chest protectors anymore. And they use the same caps that are on the shoulder paldrons. I believe he either used plastic he found off a football pad or had someone local to him cut out two flat pieces of plastic that he attached on his own.

Actually, I think they can still do black.  @Thunderheads would know for sure, but I'm thinking they do offer it for gap coverage.  It shouldn't make much difference in weight at all.

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On 9/15/2018 at 12:25 PM, jwclubbie said:

Is the gap coverage that important? And how bulky would it make it? Wonder if gap plates could be black, or would they be grey?

To each their own, but I would not wear a Douglas without gap coverage.  I've been hit with fouls straight off the bat on that spot and it doesn't feel good. 

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The Douglas is too narrow for me. I’m 6’4. Is the new Douglas the same specs width wise? 

 

Guess I need to find a home for this black Douglas West Vest. 

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What am I missing here?   Old used Nike catchers gear and an Easton mask with Nike pads.... already over $90 with shipping.

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1 hour ago, wolfe_man said:

Another rare early black Douglas WV - and even rarer 12" model!

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They jacked up the shipping price

 

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On 9/17/2018 at 1:35 PM, jwclubbie said:

The Douglas is too narrow for me. I’m 6’4. Is the new Douglas the same specs width wise? 

 

Guess I need to find a home for this black Douglas West Vest. 

Hang onto it, I may take off your hands.

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1 hour ago, wolfe_man said:

For the guy that has everything!

 

 

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Is this a real thing?

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13 hours ago, wolfe_man said:

For the guy that has everything!

 

 

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Two guys I instantly thought of when I saw Keith's post. @tpatience and Matt Baldwin (who for some reason I cant remember his screen name on here.)

But regardless... could you imagine the fruit hanging between the legs of the dude rocking this CP? HOLY CRAP!

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16 minutes ago, BT_Blue said:

Two guys I instantly thought of when I saw Keith's post. @tpatience and Matt Baldwin (who for some reason I cant remember his screen name on here.)

But regardless... could you imagine the fruit hanging between the legs of the dude rocking this CP? HOLY CRAP!

I wish I could drop that kind of money on that CP. 

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Isn't there the legend of a warehouse that has new Powers (gray and in colors), stored due to Joe West's lawsuit?

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off topic, and I should no better than this, but .......... what is the infatuation w/ this rig??  It's a Gold for God's sake .... it's a Champion for God's sake ..... it's no different really .... 

Sort of silly when you think about it;)

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14 minutes ago, Thunderheads said:

off topic, and I should no better than this, but .......... what is the infatuation w/ this rig??  It's a Gold for God's sake .... it's a Champion for God's sake ..... it's no different really .... 

Sort of silly when you think about it;)

It is the "you can't get them" or the "you aren't supposed to have them" type thing. Kinda like the Nike Ti's

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4 hours ago, GerryB said:

Isn't there the legend of a warehouse that has new Powers (gray and in colors), stored due to Joe West's lawsuit?

I’ve heard of such tales. 

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17 hours ago, Thunderheads said:

off topic, and I should no better than this, but .......... what is the infatuation w/ this rig??  It's a Gold for God's sake .... it's a Champion for God's sake ..... it's no different really .... 

Sort of silly when you think about it;)

Normally i would agree with you besides "the wow factor."

The fact this is a different color than the standard grey has a bit of a star struck feel to it.

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