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Woke up this morning with my mannequin gyrating against my bed. Most action I've gotten since my GF went to europe. Good thing thrift clothes are earthquake proof. 

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Slightly more than this:

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Originally Posted by HansderHund View Post

California guys, @Fueco @barrelntrigger, @rayxlui, @Xenos, et al, everyone okay?

 

Thanks bro! We are doing well. I actually slept through the quake. I was knocked the fuck out and prolly drooled on my pillow. lol

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Think @Fueco is still in Canada - saw the quake news this AM and slipped my mind - yeah - hope all is well with our NoCal'ers!  

@troika @member formerly known as Ian and some other folks I can't remember. 

 

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Always fun to catch up on this thread after a few hundred posts.

 

Went up to my wife's parents' farm this weekend and with their permission, thrifted through their barns and sheds for some treats. Pics stolen from my wife's Instagram so excuse the potato vibe.

 

My father-in-law is a really interesting guy. Grew up in a trapping family in northern Alberta, got into cattle ranching afterward, eventually became mayor of their tiny burg, and occasionally is on TV when a news program needs a local historian. Some of this is stuff he's hung onto for sentimental reasons and wanted to keep in the family, some of it is just old crap I thought would make neat planters.

 

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

 

Enamel plates and bowl, and silverware salvaged from one of the cabins built along their family trapline. Unopened tins of yeast and Klim (a powdered milk product with a colourful history) from the 50s. Little Red Express (I have been singing it to the tune of Little Red Corvette all afternoon) wagon. Beat up metal bukkit.

 

 

Two old one-man saws, a big Swede saw and a bigger crosscut saw. Estimated age circa 1940, since most of the loggers in the region had moved away from hand saws by the 50s.

 

 

Piles and piles and piles of mouldering vinyl in one barn. Really too bad, as my mother-in-law has great taste. Lots of cool 60s shit complete with posters, lyric sheets, fan club inserts etc. but mostly trashed. I managed to save a half dozen records that looked like they'd clean up fine. "Fist City" is such a badass song.

 

 

Not thrifted but thrift-funded... emptied my PayPal before I left and stopped at Haven in Edmonton. Walked out with some great fall shirts from Engineered Garments. Love the shawl collar on the Lafayette shirt.

 


 

Other off-topic shit. FFO: cats, boats, wood patina (Click to show)

Stopped at Simons in Edmonton, which I'd mistakenly assumed was an H&M-esque store of cheap designer rip-off stuff. It is, but they also carry the designer stuff they take their inspiration from. Junya, Jil Sander, MMM, tons of cool stuff I'd only ever seen on the internet.

 

 

Including #menswear in-joke crewnecks (did not kop).

 

 

This is what remains of my wife's childhood fort.

 

 

This is an old barn. Check dat patina. 

 

 

Another shot of the wagon.

 

 

More barn wood.

 

 

Got on the 6-wheel ATV and took a run out in the bush. Cool marsh.

 

Other off-topic shit. FFO: cats, boats, wood patina (Click to show)

 

 

Kickin' it with some barn cats. APC hat, Engineered Garments shirt, Filson vest.

 

 

 

My father-in-law built a freakin' boat with his friend. Went fishing, didn't catch shit, had a great time all the same.

 

 

 

Beautiful pussies! I'd love me some barn pussies!

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Originally Posted by futuremyth View Post

Jesus Christ, Nat. Nailed it. One of the other salvageable ones along with Ravi Shankar "Six Ragas", Eric Clapton S/T, Fats Domino "Blueberry Hill" and another Loretta LP.

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Dang, you're right. She does have good taste! Any obscure psychedelic stuff molding away in there? There's some stuff I'm after that I'd be happy with just the vinyl, if the cover is toast.
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Nice! Almost went for that, but had to stop myself. Those colors are pretty bold for me. Its funny how often PS ties with the magic MD go for a few bucks on Ebay, then appear a few days later for 80. I've picked off about 6 in the last 2 weeks for keeping. Also quite a few Dunhill grenadines have been floating around the bay for 20 bucks, just saying.
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Originally Posted by LeafAndArrow View Post

Nice! Almost went for that, but had to stop myself. Those colors are pretty bold for me. Its funny how often PS ties with the magic MD go for a few bucks on Ebay, then appear a few days later for 80. I've picked off about 6 in the last 2 weeks for keeping. Also quite a few Dunhill grenadines have been floating around the bay for 20 bucks, just saying.

Some great deals on Paul Stuart out there - I was checking sold prices on some other PS stuff and came across this closed listing:



Somebody got on heckuva deal there.
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I like the click of the v-cleats also.
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Dang, you're right. She does have good taste! Any obscure psychedelic stuff molding away in there? There's some stuff I'm after that I'd be happy with just the vinyl, if the cover is toast.

 

No, believe me, this stuff is DONE. The ones I considered salvageable are the few that had inner sleeves, so the vinyl didn't get completely hammered. Most had moisture damage to the point where the sleeve had completely fused into the vinyl. Some had actual mold on the record. It's really too bad, as there was a ton of 60s-70s rock (Moody Blues, Cream, Janis, Elton, Beatles, Stones, etc.) hippie folk, some great country and old Chess Records blues stuff, and even some more experimental stuff (Morton Subotnik, Wendy Carlos, Tangerine Dream). I won't lie, it was a little heartbreaking.

If 8-tracks interest you at all, I can pull a bunch of those next time I'm up there... they weathered storage much better than the records.

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Originally Posted by HansderHund View Post

California guys, @Fueco @barrelntrigger, @rayxlui, @Xenos, et al, everyone okay?

 

 

I'm still up in Canada, roughly 900 miles from home. I'm sure everything's fine given that our home has been through much bigger quakes.

 

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Originally Posted by TheNeedMachine View Post
 

 

Think @Fueco is still in Canada - saw the quake news this AM and slipped my mind - yeah - hope all is well with our NoCal'ers!  

 

 

I'm sure if I'd been home, I wouldn't have felt the earthquake either... The epicenter was about 80 miles from us, and 6.0 is a relatively minor 'quake. 

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Good day.



www.redclaysoul.com

...and I went to another goodwill in the area, and found these. Don't think they are from the same person, as the inseam is much shorter. Can anyone help me identify them? They aren't selvedge denim; they are black/grey broken twill denim. Similar to the Naked and Famous hemp fabric. Black patch on the back...

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Google is your friend.

 

http://raleighworkshop.com/

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A few quick and dirties:

I love the smell of blackwatch in the morning.

Especially when it fits me perfectly.

And this,
NWT Black Scale varsity jacket. The care tag kind of worries me with those grammar mistakes though. Real? Fake?



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