[OK] Mochi Partial by Fursuit Enterprise

General Information
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Reviewer Information
Reviewer
Furaffinity: stellacat123

Relationship With Maker
The maker is NOT a friend

Prior Experience
Yes, I am a fursuit maker and own several suits

Informed Maker of Issues
Yes

Wear Time
Around 2-3 hours
Maker & Project Information
Maker

Commission Information
Type: Fursuit > Partial
Style: Toony
Shipped From: USA

Species
canine
Found in Canidae (?)

Made in Year

Transaction Information
630 USD
Filed under $501 - $999 as a None.

Estimated Completion Time (ETA) Accuracy


Date of Review
20 April 2017

Project Timeline
Contact Date
April 2016
Completion/Ship Date
January 2017
Item Completion Time (?)
7 - 12 Months

Photos of Completed Product

Head

Wear Satisfaction

I didn’t give my head measurement but the head still fits really well! It’s lined very comfortable and it feels great to wear.

The ventilation is good, the air circulates through the mouth easily.

The vision is not very good, but that’s mostly because of the character having closed eyes, so I can’t complain too much.



Visual Satisfaction

The symmetry and shaving look great! The fur is soft and high quality and what is shaved looks smooth. The head matches the concept art really well. The only problem I have is that the muzzle spots and a few other places have glue that feels really hard and a bit sharp. There’s some glue clumps in the hair and other hard glue spots around the eyes and ears. I just wish the maker had used the glue a bit more carefully. Other than that, I love the use of minky for the nose, mouth, and ears and the head really looks great.

Hands and Feet

Wear Satisfaction

The wrists are a bit on the small size, but once I get them on, the hands feel fine. The wrists are lined with minky. Some of the seams around the edges of the pawpads are too close to the edge of the pad, so there are a few small holes there. There’s a hole on the inside in the middle of where each pawpad is, so you can feel the stuffing. It’s not too distracting, but I kind of wish it was sewn up. There are also some threads sticking out from the seams on the outside of the paws which don’t look great.



Visual Satisfaction

For the most part, the hands look great. Short, soft fur was used for the fingers and palms, so no shaving was necessary and it looks great. Once again, the small problems with the seams can be a bit noticeable but it’s not a huge deal. I absolutely love how squishy the fingers are, and the minky pawpads and claws are super soft.

Tails

Wear Satisfaction

The tail is small and lightweight and looks wonderful! I love the use of the long fur on the underside of it. There is one hole between the markings but it’s small. The belt loops are made of fleece and seem pretty secure.



Visual Satisfaction

The symmetry is fine and the fur feels and looks great! It matches the concept are wonderfully. I like the way the longer fur swishes around when it moves.

Overall


Product Satisfaction

How was your concept art realized?
It matches the concept art very well! I am very satisfied.

How well does everything fit together and match up?
Everything matches up well!

Overall Project Quality
How satisfied are you with the overall quality of your project?
Pretty satisfied, although I feel like it could be better.



Purchase Process

Initial Contact
How satisfied are you with how easy it was to initially contact the maker for a quote?
Very satisfied, the quote form was very easy to fill out and I got a quote pretty quickly.

Maker Response Time
How satisfied are you with the response time from the maker?
Very satisfied, they reply super fast!

Maker Professionalism
How satisfied are you with the overall customer service and professionalism of the maker?
Very satisfied! The maker is very friendly and I felt like it was very easy to talk with them. When they forgot my hands and tail, they were very apologetic and offered to ship them for free.

Project Completion Time
How satisfied are you with how the deadline was met for completion of your project?
I’m not too satisfied with this, I originally requested an Anthrocon completion time and they said they could get it done. When I figured out I would not be able to attend, the fact that it was not done was no big deal. The next deadline I requested was MFF of that year. I was originally very hopeful because they usually finish suits very quickly, but it ended up taking nearly a year for me to receive the suit. I would like to state, however, that for a good part of this time, the maker was going through some health issues. They ended up being in and out of the hospital, so I definitely don’t feel like it was their fault. My experience was definitely an exception, so keep in mind the turnaround is usually way quicker!

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Would you recommend this maker?


OK

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

Final Comments
In summary, I’d say my experience was the exception rather than the standard. They usually make suits much quicker and I feel like once their health improves, their speed will too. Continuing on what I said above, they originally forgot my hands and tail, and I received only the head. But when I brought this up, they immediately fixed their mistake. Although there are a few problems quality wise, and them forgetting the parts slightly annoyed me, I definitely can not be mad. They were super friendly and easy to work with. I was unsure on whether I wanted to recommend them or not, but I’d say that depends on if you would be okay with the occasional quality problem.

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