[OK] Partial by Palohmino

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General InformationGives some information about the item and the person writing the review.


About the Reviewer

Reviewer

anonymous

Relationship With Maker

The maker is NOT a friend

Prior Experience

No

Informed Maker of Issues

Yes,but due to language barriers it was hard.
They never told me the paws were not fully finished,nor did they provide photos of the underside of the paws which were not finished.

Wear Time

10-15 hours
About the Maker

Maker

Commission Information

Type: Partial
Style: Real/Toon Hybrid
Shipped From: Unknown

Species

wolf/dragon
Filed under Canidae, with horns, antlers, or spikes

Made in Year

Transaction Information

360 USD
Filed under $400 and under.

Met Deadline

There was no deadline


Date of Review

January 18, 2016

Buy/Commission Date
October 2014
Completion/Ship Date
December 2014
Item Completion Time (?)

 

HeadGives information about the head of the costume. If reviewing a set of ears, the answers would also go in this section.


Wear Satisfaction How satisfying this piece is to wear with regard to comfort, fit, material quality, etc.

The lining was slapped in and holes ripped out for the eyes,mouth and so on.
I had to fix the lining since it was coming out,exposing foam and whatever else the head is made of.
It’s hard to get on,even though it’s supposed to fit a 25′ head.
Once it’s on,it has the kind of eyesight you’d expect from a realistic head.
It’s somewhat tight,I can’t wear it very long and breathing can become hard at times.
The ventilation is mediocre,I often have to take the time to breath in more then I usually do.
My face tends to get smashed inside at times.

Appearance Satisfaction How satisfying this piece is to look at with regard to material quality, design, how closely it matches the concept, etc.

Some of the shaving was done wrong/cut too short that I had to fix the best I could with proper brushing.

The concept art was made after I purchased the head.

The symmetry is fine,I love the look of the head and the eyes are beautiful and follow nicely.
The special cast tounge,teeth and lips are a nice touch.

I can brush it fine with minimal shedding,the fur is soft and nice quality.

Special Attachments and Features Information about any special or unique features this piece has with regard to the reviewer's satisfaction of them.

The horns are fine,basic/simple construction.

 

Hands and FeetGives information about the hands and/or feet of the costume.


Wear Satisfaction How satisfying this piece is to wear with regard to comfort, fit, material quality, etc.

The paws were not fully finished,the maker never said anything about this so I have to work with what I have.
The [inside] of the paws are lined with three sheets of plastic for some reason and only go up so far,which makes no sense.
The overall structure of the paws is nice,the claws are nice.
No paw pads,little detailing to each finger.
The inside is one big mitten,no where for my fingers to go,so I have to take care in when I wave so it doesn’t flop around like some cheap mascot costume hand.

The feet are great,I had someone else make them.

Appearance Satisfaction How satisfying this piece is to look at with regard to material quality, design, how closely it matches the concept, etc.

The plastic stuff on the inside of the paws was unnessasary.
The paws were never fully furred.
The fingers were not sectioned off,turning the paws into mittens.

The feet were not made by this maker.
The feet are great and look great.

Special Attachments and Features Information about any special or unique features this piece has with regard to the reviewer's satisfaction of them.

Claws are nice.
The paws tend to slide down.
No sections for fingers.
Not fully furred.

TailsGives information about any tails the costume may have.


Wear Satisfaction How satisfying this piece is to wear with regard to comfort, fit, material quality, etc.

The tail fit fine.
But the top seam ripped,which I had to repair.
I also found out the maker stuffed a yard of random felt inside so I had to pop seams and restuff it and resew it by myself.
If I hadn’t,it would have remained sad and floppy.

Appearance Satisfaction How satisfying this piece is to look at with regard to material quality, design, how closely it matches the concept, etc.

Now that I fixed the tail,it looks great.
Before it was sad,floppy and lumpy.

Special Attachments and Features Information about any special or unique features this piece has with regard to the reviewer's satisfaction of them.

Now that I fixed the tail,it looks great.
Even has a bit of a curve and way more bounce/life to it.

 

OverallHow satisfied the reviewer is with the overall buying experience, including their interactions with the maker and the resulting final product.


Product Satisfaction How satisfied the reviewer is with the overall look and feel of the costume in its entirety.

How well does everything fit together and match up?

There were no markings,it was a simple double toned fur.

Overall Project Quality

The quality is fine,it’s just the execution I’m going to have to fix up on my own.

Purchase Process Details the interactions between the customer/reviewer and the maker of the item with regard to the buying process.

Initial Contact

There was no quote,it was an auction.

Maker Response Time

How long did it take them to respond?
It took too long and was hard to communicate with them.

Maker Professionalism

Were they pleasant to work with?
They were nice but they didn’t seem considered with quality all that much.

How satisfied are you with the overall customer service with the maker?
Mediocre.
But like I said,they were nice.

Rating

FursuitReview scores by having the reviewer answer the following question:
"Would you recommend this maker to another?"

OK!
This review has been marked with a neutral rating.
This means the reviewer MIGHT recommend Palohmino depending on circumstances that have been clarified in this review.


Final Comments

I wish they would have stated any flaws or unfinished parts of the suit.
It was not worth the amount of money I payed them,even though the suit itself is wearable and looks presentable.
The language barrier was hard,and they often blew things off and seemed careless for the lack of quality they put into their work.
The felt in the tail was just shoved in,sloppy,a leftover bit.
I’m going to have to fix a lot of the suit by myself.