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post #1531 of 5133
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Originally Posted by ddgdl View Post

Just to show how personal the length can be, I am 4 inches shorter and wear the same length tie.

Same here, I'm 5'9" and wear a 57.
post #1532 of 5133
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Originally Posted by Cuttingboard View Post


Same here, I'm 5'9" and wear a 57.

 

Perhaps I have a shorter torso? 

post #1533 of 5133
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5'10 and i wear whatever the standard hober length is. 59 inches?
post #1534 of 5133
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Originally Posted by in stitches View Post

5'10 and i wear whatever the standard hober length is. 59 inches?

58"

post #1535 of 5133
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Originally Posted by Al in Philly View Post

58"

I thought it was 57. My Drake's ties are 58 1/4.
post #1536 of 5133
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Originally Posted by Al in Philly View Post

58"

cool beans, good to know.

iirc, i think the standard length on most of my OTR ties are closer to 60-62 inches. but 58 is fine. just leaves less back blade behind the front blade, but it still reaches the blade holder and the knot seems to be the same.
post #1537 of 5133
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Originally Posted by ddgdl View Post

 

Just to show how personal the length can be, I am 4 inches shorter and wear the same length tie.

 

Exactly, I'm the same height (6'2") and 57 inch ties are struggling to reach the keeper for me.

post #1538 of 5133
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Originally Posted by in stitches View Post

5'10 and i wear whatever the standard hober length is. 59 inches?

Believe Hober standard length and width is 57 inches by 3.75 inches.
post #1539 of 5133
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Originally Posted by archibaldleach View Post


Believe Hober standard length and width is 57 inches by 3.75 inches.

You are right!!  Mine is 57" though.

 

Also, I don't know how a 57" tie barely reaches the keeper.  I can easily tie double FIH's with my 57" ties no problem.  We all must like different placement spots for our ties!

post #1540 of 5133
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Originally Posted by Al in Philly View Post

You are right!!  Mine is 57" though.

Also, I don't know how a 57" tie barely reaches the keeper.  I can easily tie double FIH's with my 57" ties no problem.  We all must like different placement spots for our ties!

I'd imagine it would depend on what knot you tie, the length of your torso and where you wear your trousers. 56" for me is perfect for a standard FIH knot (narrow blade is about 2 inches shorter than the wide blade).
post #1541 of 5133
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Originally Posted by archibaldleach View Post

Believe Hober standard length and width is 57 inches by 3.75 inches.

i always get mine thinner though. 3.5 for me. smile.gif
post #1542 of 5133
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Originally Posted by in stitches View Post


i always get mine thinner though. 3.5 for me. smile.gif

 

Same.

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post #1544 of 5133
I'll throw my measurements into the mix: I'm 5'10", 16" neck, and prefer 59" ties. I tie a four-in-hand and prefer higher rise trousers. Back blade usually ends up being about 2 inches shorter than the front. I have typically preferred 3.5 inch ties, but thought I'd experiment a little and specified one at 3.75 on my recent order from Hober. smile.gif
post #1545 of 5133
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Originally Posted by archibaldleach View Post

I'd imagine it would depend on what knot you tie, the length of your torso and where you wear your trousers. 56" for me is perfect for a standard FIH knot (narrow blade is about 2 inches shorter than the wide blade).

Add to that neck size, and waist size which makes the tie hang differently
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