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post #1081 of 4653
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Yay, what's my prize?
The prize at the pie eating contest is more pie


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I do not consider end on end a solid but then, Like Perseus, I tried not to look at the shirts too directly.

I found about a half dozen more shirts that I haven't unwrapped, mostly white collar and cuff repairs. I will spare you the pain.
post #1082 of 4653
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The prize at the pie eating contest is more pie
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I found about a half dozen more shirts that I haven't unwrapped, mostly white collar and cuff repairs. I will spare you the pain.
Interesting that you do this. I've found this to be a false economy. Oh, but please don't pin this lack of effort on me. I am sure a lot of the viewers here want to see your repaired shirts and will be very annoyed if they think I have halted you from posting them. Perhaps taking them out of the plastic would be one step towards reducing eye trauma. In any case, now that I am forewarned I will squint next time I click on this thread.
post #1083 of 4653
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Originally Posted by Film Noir Buff View Post
Interesting that you do this. I've found this to be a false economy. . .
What do you mean?
post #1084 of 4653
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What do you mean?
It seems like the cost of the re-collaring, the weakened state of the old body and sleeves vis a vis the new collar and cuffs, plus the additional weakening of the shirt neck and sleeve ends caused by the actual repair process, it is better just to buy a new shirt.
post #1085 of 4653
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It seems like the cost of the re-collaring, the weakened state of the old body and sleeves vis a vis the new collar and cuffs, plus the additional weakening of the shirt neck and sleeve ends caused by the actual repair process, it is better just to buy a new shirt.
It is hard to say whether it is or isn't worthwhile. You are right that old shirts get weak in lots of places over time though I am not sure if the repair itself makes it any worse. Certainly, if a shirt is fraying along the seams (when this happens, it is on the long sleeve seam) I don't bother with the repair. I am unlikely to be able to justify most of my clothing expenses using thrift, so I won't try it here. It does seem like a waste of money to me to throw out a shirt if I can get it repaired for a fraction of the cost of a new one. But the truth is, I could just as easily throw out the shirt and not buy a new one, so I am not really saving any money. In the end, I send shirts off for repair because I like to and it seems sad to junk them.
post #1086 of 4653
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It is hard to say whether it is or isn't worthwhile. You are right that old shirts get weak in lots of places over time though I am not sure if the repair itself makes it any worse. Certainly, if a shirt is fraying along the seams (when this happens, it is on the long sleeve seam) I don't bother with the repair. I am unlikely to be able to justify most of my clothing expenses using thrift, so I won't try it here. It does seem like a wast of money to me throw out a shirt if I can get it repaired for a fraction of the cost of a new one. But the truth is, I could just as easily throw out the shirt and not buy a new one, so I am not really saving any money. In the end, I send shirts off for repair because I like to and it seems sad to junk them.
You can give them to good will where some former hedge fund manager can enjoy them I understand that a shirt can become comfortable but still, I would rather get a new one. It's bourgeois I know, but I do like new things.
post #1087 of 4653
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You can give them to good will where some former hedge fund manager can enjoy them I understand that a shirt can become comfortable but still, I would rather get a new one. It's bourgeois I know, but I do like new things.

That is all it really comes down to. It makes sense to repair shirts if you want to and it doesn't if you prefer using the opportunity to get something else.
post #1088 of 4653
V-Day gift.

post #1089 of 4653
Great thread!!

These shirts are using protection.





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post #1090 of 4653
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Great thread!!

These shirts are using protection.





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nice shirts you guys have there. I especially like the contrast cuffs.
post #1091 of 4653
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nice shirts you guys have there. I especially like the contrast cuffs.

Thanks. Contrast cuffs / collars are becoming more and more popular, especially with the summer coming in when people take off the tie and wear the collars open.


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The latest Jantzen shirts. Sometimes they forget to make split yokes. Some of them they forgot to add gauntlet buttons. Oh well. For the price, I'm willing to put up with this and deal with the lack of split yoke or add the gauntlet button myself.
post #1093 of 4653
Sometimes they add colored thread on the buttonholes.
post #1094 of 4653
Some more Jantzen Shirts. Just got these today:



post #1095 of 4653
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Sometimes they add colored thread on the buttonholes.

I asked them for maroon buttonholes.
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