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post #781 of 793
anyone looking for a NWT Double Mackinaw in size 40?
Auctoin ends on Sunday night - $235 opening bid

http://www.ebay.com/itm/311719334760?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649

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post #782 of 793
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Originally Posted by Fueco View Post

I'm digging my Scout watch (black Horwern strap). I got a great price on it (discounted lower than current price) from Sierra Trading Post.


Nice, like the Scout in that make up. I grabbed the Gray Dial Scout and this Journeyman

Edited by FENWAY - 10/15/16 at 5:20am
post #783 of 793

What would be the best jacket for throwing on in 30f weather with just a tshirt on? seems like everywhere I go people blast the heat and I'd rather not layer. 

 

also, are filson vests good for wearing under motorcycle leather? I want to ride through the winter but am unsure how to layer for this as it will be my first time winter riding.

post #784 of 793
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Originally Posted by Americanaaa View Post

What would be the best jacket for throwing on in 30f weather with just a tshirt on? seems like everywhere I go people blast the heat and I'd rather not layer. 

also, are filson vests good for wearing under motorcycle leather? I want to ride through the winter but am unsure how to layer for this as it will be my first time winter riding.

I'd vote for the Mackinaw wool cruiser on your first question. Comfortable across a surprisingly broad temperature range, and the pocketing is super useful for stashing hat, gloves, scarf etc.

On the second point I'd wager a Mackinaw vest would be perfect under motorcycle leather. I wear one under a Carhartt Detroit Duck jacket when working outdoors during particularly cold weather & it gets the job done without binding or feeling overstuffed in the jacket.
post #785 of 793

I recently bought a filson oil/wax tin cloth jacket off auction, and I see darken areas (not spots/dots) in various parts of the jacket

  • sleeves
  • cuffs
  • bottom

Surprisingly, back of the jacket doesn't have much, if at all, of these darken areas

This is my first time handling a waxed garment, so no idea what I should expect

Are these darken area simply wax that have not wear out yet?

Overall feel of the jacket is not "waxy", so I can't tell if the wax wear out already

It certainly does not look waxy to me (no sheen or oily)

 

Thanks!

post #786 of 793
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Originally Posted by animefans View Post

I recently bought a filson oil/wax tin cloth jacket off auction, and I see darken areas (not spots/dots) in various parts of the jacket



[*] sleeves
[*] cuffs
[*] bottom

Surprisingly, back of the jacket doesn't have much, if at all, of these darken areas



This is my first time handling a waxed garment, so no idea what I should expect



Are these darken area simply wax that have not wear out yet?



Overall feel of the jacket is not "waxy", so I can't tell if the wax wear out already



It certainly does not look waxy to me (no sheen or oily)



 



Thanks!


Those sound like high wear areas to me.
post #787 of 793

here are some pics i took

for some reason, the picture come out brighter than expected

As long as they are not dirt, I am a happy camper!

 

 

 

 

 

post #788 of 793
Any wives, girlfriends, etc...out there? I posted a Women's Mackinaw today on Ebay.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/311724318530?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649

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post #789 of 793
25% off site-wide at https://lodgegoods.com/, including a bunch of Filson bags & luggage. Free shipping to CONUS as well!
post #790 of 793

Hi, if you're based in the UK or EU and after a Filson watch it's worth checking out the UK TKMaxx site. They have a Journeyman (£256) and a Scout (£192) model on sale just now. They originally had the Journey man at £399 which is too much but at this price surely worth a punt?

post #791 of 793
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Originally Posted by broken_oracle View Post

25% off site-wide at https://lodgegoods.com/, including a bunch of Filson bags & luggage. Free shipping to CONUS as well!
I like how they took their own pictures of the products.
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Originally Posted by Bertone View Post

Hi, if you're based in the UK or EU and after a Filson watch it's worth checking out the UK TKMaxx site. They have a Journeyman (£256) and a Scout (£192) model on sale just now. They originally had the Journey man at £399 which is too much but at this price surely worth a punt?

Eh, I think the money can be better spent on other brands that dedicate themselves to watches.
post #792 of 793
Looking for a heavy tin bag if anyone has a lead.
Edited by FENWAY - 3/13/17 at 3:05pm
post #793 of 793




Bought both of these in the sales recently. Love them both. The navy is kind of close fitting and suitable for a night out and the plaid looser and great over a t shirt. As always, great quality
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