A Sam (and David) Hober Tie Appreciation Thread

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    Cuttingboard Senior member

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


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    Perhaps I have a shorter torso?
     


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


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    58"
     


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    I thought it was 57. My Drake's ties are 58 1/4.
     


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    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.
     


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


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


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    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!
     
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    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).
     


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    i always get mine thinner though. 3.5 for me. :)
     


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    Same.
     


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    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. :)
     


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


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