[OK] Fox Fursuit by R&D Fursuits
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Filed under Canidae
Filed under $1000 - $2999.
HeadGives information about the head of the costume. If reviewing a set of ears, the answers would also go in this section.
As its a resin head its fairly heavy to wear. Initially it was very hard to get airflow without holding the moving jaw open. This was later rectified by adding to large holes in the nose (that were hidden in the silicon nose itself so looked natural). The single strap used to keep the head in place is very uncomfortable after longer periods of wearing and can make wearing the suit head a bit of a chore
The look externally is wonderful! Even after many many cons its helded up well. The moving jaw works really well and gives a lot of expression to the suit. Over time small parts have understandible taken its toll (such as the black material strip lining the ring of the eyes, nothing unfixable). Given that its is resin it doesnt hold up well to drops or anything like that as you’d expect (I broke the jaw hinges after it fell off the washing line). But this is to be expected of resin
BodyGives information about the main body of the costume. If reviewing a separate set of pants/legs or torso, the answers would also go in this section.
Body suit initially was too short around the neck area, leaving some exposed areas, this was fixed and patched up seemlessly. The body is very comfortable to wear though a zipper on the inside leg for the stuffing pouch can occupational catch my knee when kneeling down. I feel a more seemless zip would have worked better here.
Its digigrade stuffing pockets are very easy to access making the whole suit easy to wash in a washing machine
Excellent digigrade look, back zipper has held up well even over time. As with all long haired suits after many uses and washes the fur clumps a little but mostly this is easy to brush out with a slicker brush. This is mostly the nature of faux fur than anything the maker could do.
Hands and FeetGives information about the hands and/or feet of the costume.
Initially hand paws lost their claws and silicon rubber paw pads. These hand paws were eventually replaced (free of charge) with the newer sown, larger paw pad design. These are less dexitrious but MUCH more comfortable and well finished. Feet paws are standard outdoor paws with slip on shoes inside. comfy and easy to get on and off. Over time seams between the toes have come undone but this happened about 2 years into suits life. Soles have now worn down, I think a thicker rubber on the underside wouldn’t go amiss, but they have lasted 4 years (which is better than a lot)
Hand and feet look very cute and fluffy. Have held their shape well
TailsGives information about any tails the costume may have.
A classic belt loop tail. Due to its possition with the back zip its not always that easy to zip up yourself and the holes into the suit for the belt loops have widdened fairly quickly sadly. This makes the tail sag a little and its probably one of the more weak points. However its not uncomfortable in any way as its just a standard belt and tail combo
The tail itself looks great and has consistently looked great over many years, as said before the holes into the suit for the belt loops let the appearance down somewhat.
OverallHow satisfied the reviewer is with the overall buying experience, including their interactions with the maker and the resulting final product.
Their suits are great for their price range, they also seem to do a lot of interesting and unusual projects and try to work in any unusal design concept. The suits are of fairly good quality and though are far from perfect are happy to help tweak stuff to make it better for the owner. Their main lack is communication, though it has been many many years since I commissioned them so chances are that could have changed.
At the end of the day Im glad I commissioned them, they were a great first suit for me for sure, but there is room to improve, but equally their price structure reflects this.
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