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How do I find out if a pair of Levi's is raw?

heidegger

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I have a pair of Levis 505 jeans which are selvedge. I'm guessing they are the type below, which would be raw according to the description, but the labels don't say anything besides 505.

http://us.levi.com/product/index.jsp?productId=10952142

My question is if there is any way - just looking at the jeans - that I can tell if they are raw?
 

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if you cut into it with a fork and it doesn't want to give, it's probably raw. If it's very tender, most likely it's not.
 

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how do they smell? thats the most surefire way to tell.
 

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In its uncooked form, it will feel spongy and soft. As it cooks, it becomes firmer and increasingly solid through the middle. If it is raw, be careful not to overcook it.
 

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I once saw "ironheart denim" on a sashimi menu once. True story.
 

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