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Michael Cheifetz
(mike_hefetz) - MLife

Locale: Israel
Help with adding hood to jacket on 02/04/2012 13:19:33 MST Print View

I posted this over at the Gear forum...but to no avail...

I have a Rab Generator jacket (primaloft1) and love it but want to add a hood. Am not a DIY guy so am looking for someone to do this custom work for me using 7D ~20D and PL1 or CSApex etc.

Can you guys recommend someone?


Eugene Smith
(Eugeneius) - MLife

Locale: Nuevo Mexico
"Help with adding hood to jacket" on 02/04/2012 13:51:58 MST Print View

Tim @ Enlightened Equipment works with synthetic insulation and has done custom work in the past. Also try Ben @ Goosefeet, he does it all. There are others here more than capable of tackling your project, but the above are a start right off the top of my head.

Good luck.

Michael Cheifetz
(mike_hefetz) - MLife

Locale: Israel
tnx on 02/04/2012 14:11:33 MST Print View

Thanks Eugene

i pinged Tim and he's too busy. also sent email to ben...will see if he can make the synthetic stuff

If you have other ideas of specific people pls LMK


john Tier
(Peter_pan) - M

Locale: Co-Owner Jacks 'R' Better, LLC, VA
Down hoods on 02/05/2012 06:25:26 MST Print View

Jacks 'R' Better has down hoods weighing only 2 oz and they come with an omni tape installation kit and instructions to add them to any vest or jacket collar...A three minute sewing job for most... find them here