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post #26326 of 28684
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Originally Posted by cptjeff View Post


Most people doing B&S just get the seller's e-mail and send them the money, though.

If you're not comfortable using paypal to pay for things, you should not be using the B&S.

^This. The PM thread serves as documentation of the deal.
post #26327 of 28684
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Originally Posted by J011yroger View Post

His point is valid, if you are unsure I would offer to pick up the eBay fees.

How much could they be?

J

About 10%.
post #26328 of 28684
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Originally Posted by Steve Smith View Post


^This. The PM thread serves as documentation of the deal.

Nah, I'm comfortable with the people here. Everybody seems genuine. I just wanted to get a gauge of how I should go about things in the B&S market since it was my first time. I'm sure everything is fine, no need for Ebay. Thanks guys. 

post #26329 of 28684
Does anybody know if Marshall Anthony is closed down?
I ordered items a long time ago which havent reached yet. Nor have i received any refund.
Their customer service has stopped answering my mails and the website says "closed at the moment".

http://marshallanthony.bigcartel.com/
post #26330 of 28684

what color jeans and stuff though?

post #26331 of 28684

Fit check please, I am new to the style thing and have started building a wardrobe and I understand that fit is king but im a short guy sadly. Anyways I just bought my first 2  shirts from j crew one is slim S and other XS 

 

http://imgur.com/a/y0wuD

post #26332 of 28684
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Originally Posted by JezeC View Post

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Originally Posted by Steve Smith View Post

^This. The PM thread serves as documentation of the deal.
Nah, I'm comfortable with the people here. Everybody seems genuine. I just wanted to get a gauge of how I should go about things in the B&S market since it was my first time. I'm sure everything is fine, no need for Ebay. Thanks guys. 

Also I recommend funding your paypal account with a credit card. The one time I had a problem (elsewhere, not B&S) paypal were shitty about giving my money back, but one call to amex and I had an instant refund from them (and they assured me they would get their money back from paypal, eventually).
post #26333 of 28684

Looking for some advice one a gift for my Father. He has just started collecting watches. Has 2 so far. We got him a winding box for Xmas. Is there any other kind of useful accessory or something that would make a good gift in the sub $250 range?

post #26334 of 28684
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Originally Posted by ovlov View Post
 

Looking for some advice one a gift for my Father. He has just started collecting watches. Has 2 so far. We got him a winding box for Xmas. Is there any other kind of useful accessory or something that would make a good gift in the sub $250 range?


Perhaps a couple of straps and a tool to swap them with. This depends on the watches he has, obviously.

post #26335 of 28684
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Originally Posted by ridethecliche View Post
 


Perhaps a couple of straps and a tool to swap them with. This depends on the watches he has, obviously.

Don't watches need special straps? One of  hi watches is broken as he has spent several months trying to source a link for the strap as you can supposedly only use links from (Cartier? maybe) and they cost a fortune and he can't find any.

post #26336 of 28684
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Originally Posted by ovlov View Post
 

Don't watches need special straps? One of  hi watches is broken as he has spent several months trying to source a link for the strap as you can supposedly only use links from (Cartier? maybe) and they cost a fortune and he can't find any.

 

Depends - most watches that use leather / croc straps can be swapped out easily with a strap changing tool for another strap of the same size (lug width).  Watches that use metal bracelets will require dedicated links for resizing, but even most of those can have the metal bracelet substituted for a strap with the use of a simple tool.  Quality generic croc straps can be had for $120-$150, and of course, can and do cost a lot more if you buy dedicated replacement straps from the manufacturer.

 

Consider also a nice watch storage box or a subscription to a watch magazine (Watch Time is pretty good) as alternate gift suggestions.

 

Also - try asking for suggestions on the watch appreciation thread here: http://www.styleforum.net/t/36253/the-watch-appreciation-thread

 

Lots of dedicated watch nuts in residence and ready to help.

post #26337 of 28684
I just picked up a pair of rich forest/fern green corduroy pants. Found a picture of them because my phone is dubious when it comes to colors.

Anyway, they beautifully match my hopsack tan blazer in color and texture, but I am having a difficult time visualizing a shirt which would match well.

I may just wear a rust colored sweater as I feel that would be the best color match.

Any other suggestions? I feel like blue would just be off, any shade of green, yellow, or tan would be too close in shade to the pants or jacket.

I'm thinking pink might work, but pink and green is a spring combination I feel, and corduroy is a fall/winter fabric.

Here is the shade of the pants, would love any suggestions.

J
post #26338 of 28684
Not sure how I feel about yellow, but a burnt orange would be nice! That's a great color though!
post #26339 of 28684
Yea, but burnt orange or rust is a sweater color, not a shirt color.

J
post #26340 of 28684
If I strip out all the color of my rubber boots using alcohol wipes by accident. Is there an easy way to restore them?

Would using some sort of leather color polish work?
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