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Originally Posted by Snoogz View Post

SHOUTOUT TO BRIANPORE

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deets?

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Originally Posted by darkmatter7 View Post

deets?


RLPL Polo Shirt for RL Script Shirtcheers.gif

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Originally Posted by ChetB View Post


I bought a bunch from USAHangers.com. They cost about $7 each, and you don't have to buy in bulk. You can choose different woods and finishes too.

For shirts and pants, I use wooden hangers from Ikea.

 

http://www.usahanger.com/products/details.asp?ProductID=NH303 These have a 3/4" width clasp. I don't get why these don't have like a 2" clasp or 2.5" to claps the entire cuff, if there's one there, and help press it over time. My pants all have 1.5" cuffs and it looks a little weird with part of it pressed and part of it not. But there is none with a 2.5" or 2" clasp.
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Originally Posted by ChetB View Post

I was talking about their suit and sport coat hangers.

I know. I was making a different observation. 

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Interesting find - was about to walk out empty handed and spotted it sitting in the window. Looks minty. Now to find a power supply to test it...

 

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^^ do you play? If not, let me know if you wanna hook a brother up!!
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No, I don't. I emailed my brother to see if it was useful for him or someone in his band, so it's dibsed for now, but I'll let you know if it doesnt go there...

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Originally Posted by Aidan K View Post

Interesting find - was about to walk out empty handed and spotted it sitting in the window. Looks minty. Now to find a power supply to test it...



Aw man, I was totally trying to find one of these cheap a few years back and never ended up settling on getting one. Guitar stuff is a pretty rare find, only thing I ever found was this 60s Airline Reverb that I've barely used since acquiring it for $15 at a thrift

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^^^ if you pass it on to me I'll put her to work!
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Nice find on the Duckies!
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Originally Posted by silverwarebandit View Post

Both of these need a little cleaning up

Florsheim by Duckie Brown Pebble grain LWB


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Originally Posted by mrjester View Post

Is your closet normally this clean?

Looks good man.

simple/ efficient.

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Gentleman, As someone who has been thrifting for about a year I wonder what the prices are in your area. I only buy things for my own use or that of my sons. I try to buy only items made in first world countries of high quality. For instance today I got lucky and found 3 CANALI shirts at $5 each in my size in excellent condition along with a POLO cotton golf jacket for about $5. Last week I picked up my first CANALI jacket in my size for $6 which I thought was a very good deal. It takes a lot of work to find quality items in excellent condition. I usually pay $10 or less for a sport coat and $20 or less for a suit in brands like HSM or HF. However I can go to 4 thrift stores in a day while I am out and about and often find NOTHING. Again I only buy things to wear and am very picky which is why I have given up on EBAY. Half of the stuff I get from EBAY is loaded with moth holes or old and worn out. I go to GW or the SA or other non profit charity based stores. So far I have not gone to SAVERS which is big out here. Any thoughts or suggestions?

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Originally Posted by mrjester View Post

Your closet looks great. However, who owns 3 pink shirts and no white ones?!

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