MMA Atama gi pricing - why?

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  1. Sammo

    Sammo New Member

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    White gis are $120, the black gis are $180...same material, different dye. I mean, I understand charging more for a different colour but what the fuck? Maybe 10 or 20 dollars more, tops, but sixty dollars?
     
  2. LOLSTi

    LOLSTi DTOM

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    Just used my new summer weave today. It's pretty frickin' light. Nice gi.
     
  3. chechen

    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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    dont know. i dont get black anyway because its stupid. when i first started jiu jitsu they didnt have anything except for blue and white.
     
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    I won't buy a black one because it's gray and looks stupid after you wash it the first time.
     
  5. Sammo

    Sammo New Member

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    I had a black gi back in the day which I used for many years but recently got torn

    I wanted to continue the tradition but $60 is pretty steep for essentially nothing
     
  6. checkii

    checkii ฝรั่งตาน้ำข้าว

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    More expensive because if you wear it to a grappling tourney you are guaranteed to beat Timmah.
     
  7. Maestro Nobones

    Maestro Nobones Great Job! - GLAD DADS CREW

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    I just picked up two offbrand black judo gis for $35 a piece. I'm ashamed that I like them as much as I do
     
  8. taking a page out of apple's book
     
  9. SCirone

    SCirone Moderator

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    Arent you only supposed to wear black if you are brown belt or higher?
     
  10. chechen

    chechen Brazilian Jiu Jitsu OT Supporter

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    everyone wears it. its very popular
     
  11. LOLSTi

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    :ugh:
     
  13. Savage5point0

    Savage5point0 Im an asshole.

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    If you wear anything other than a white gi on the mat I am going to be suspect of you. Even people that wear blue irks me a little bit. Gi's are fucking white. And no patches. Or as little as possible.
     
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    I prefer to rock a white gi with my jock strap on the outside.
     
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    atama sent me a coupon for 20% until sept 15 :run:
     
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    :sadwavey: White Gi, NASCAR style
     
  17. HouseLing

    HouseLing When masturbations lost its fun you'r fucking lazy

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  18. Antigeek

    Antigeek Who Dat!

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    I'm with you brother.
     
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    sent taylor... :wavey:
     
  20. Hillary

    Hillary fukc yaeh. ew waitled long enough. nujgses of hill

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    I have a pink one with a ton of patches. Suck it.
     
  21. consider it done :kdubb:
     
  22. HouseLing

    HouseLing When masturbations lost its fun you'r fucking lazy

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    gracias señor!
     
  23. HouseLing

    HouseLing When masturbations lost its fun you'r fucking lazy

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    I'd rock a pink gi if I was winning tournys like you :coold:
     
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    Black people don't grapple, they punch :squint:
     
  25. LOLSTi

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    If you can kick my ass and/or are better than me, I won't bitch about your colored gi (see: Hillary).

    If you suck, I'll mock you endlessly.
     

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