This is my first set of chain mail armor. I was surprised when I opened the package because the mail was clean and shiny. I was expecting a heavy coat of grease like many of the other products I have ordered. The fit is excellent on my XXL frame. The links expand a bit across the chest while bending or flexing. It had a couple of minor gaps in the armpit area but they were easily fixed with some of the spare links that fell out of the package. I will have to enlarge the opening for my head to fit through the hole. This is easily done with two pliers. While butted mail does not offer the same protection as riveted mail, I did not buy this fend off a Danish axe. Highly recommended.
Fits right and looks good!
Fits pretty snug to my 165 lbs frame but covers half my forearms and all of my thighs. Good hefty weight as well. Looks great with Templar tunic or leather jerkin over it.
I bought this along with the coif and love it. Everyone I show it to finds it impressive, and comment on how heavy it is. Well it is what it is, real armor!! Love how it flows and moves. After you are used to the weight you almost don't know you have it on. Agree with some others that the sleeves could be longer, but still recommend it to anyone thinking of getting chain mail.
i love this Mail Armor Shirt
This is an excellent piece of armor. My only complaint is that, like Gimli, I find it a little tight across the chest.
Good, tough mail! I love my chain mail. My only wish is that it had longer sleeves.