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do measurements transfer between online MTM?

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Now that Ive dialed in the fit for MT, I was wondering if my measurements would transfer directly between the other online MTM shirt makers? I guess they should, but not sure if each shop cuts them slightly different or not.

Anyone have fitting experience between the various online MTM shirtmakers?
 

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No, it doesn't work that way. DIfferent makers measure and interpret measurements differently. There are also inevitable differences in style and cut. So, you can't simply transport numbers from one to another and expect similar results.
 

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i can't imagine it working perfectly...but you would have to start somewhere. your measurements would have to stay the same, then be adjusted based on each tailors' cut.
 

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Originally Posted by phxlawstudent
Just send them a shirt if thats your concern. $10 isn't a lot to pay to get the cut correct.


I don't know why people bother going through 2 or 3 or even 4 shirts until they get a good fit. At the end of the day you've spent $100+ and you have one shirt that fits you well. Send your best shirt in and have 2-4 well fitting shirts for the same price.
 

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Originally Posted by landshark
I don't know why people bother going through 2 or 3 or even 4 shirts until they get a good fit. At the end of the day you've spent $100+ and you have one shirt that fits you well. Send your best shirt in and have 2-4 well fitting shirts for the same price.

Some people go to online MTM because they don't have well-fitting shirts in the first place.
 

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I think you physically have to be at the shop for any adjustments. I can't see how you can make a perfect shirt any other way.
 

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Originally Posted by Hombre Secreto
I can't see how you can make a perfect shirt any other way.

Are we now going to have to argue about what constitutes the perfect shirt?
 

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Originally Posted by amplifiedheat
Are we now going to have to argue about what constitutes the perfect shirt?

Best fit in my view, but to each his own I guess.
 

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Originally Posted by amplifiedheat
Some people go to online MTM because they don't have well-fitting shirts in the first place.

It's not hard to take a shirt to an alterations tailor and have them make it fit you well.
 

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Originally Posted by amplifiedheat
Some people go to online MTM because they don't have well-fitting shirts in the first place.

But the question was whether measurements transfer between MTM services, meaning they already have at least one shirt that they like from one MTM service and now want another from a different MTM service.

But generally, I would agree with you. In which case, the best practice is probably to follow the websites directions and make your own alterations to the shirt. Otherwise... Find a good website that does a good job with body measurements.
 

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