Momotaro

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by Jbreen1, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. Mistral

    Mistral Senior member

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    Momotaro 0201 just over six months of regular wear.

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    Based on my experience the 0201 behaves as 100% raw/unsanforized and should be sized as such IF you ever plan to wash them with agitation. I was factoring in some degree of shrink-resistance because of the "partially sanforized" description, but they shrank like any other raw jeans and are now a little snug in the top block, rise and thighs after a warm wash/hang dry. I will have to get a fit pic up eventually so you guys can critique the results.

    Next time I will size up and wash/dry right off the hop, or buy OW. They do not stretch much, in case you haven't heard [​IMG]



    FTFY


    These don't show a lot of wear... They look good though. Makes me wonder what mine will look like in a month or 2.
     


  2. Islander

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    These don't show a lot of wear...
    Ha ha yeah, they get a lot of wear (4-5 days/week) but lead a very boring life [​IMG] Long term project, these.
     


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    The battle stripes on my 0705s are a little dim (bought them off B&S) and I'd like to give them a bit of a paint job to brighten them up. What did you use on your blackout pair of 0701s - what kind of paint? It seems to have held up well to wear.
     


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    anyone know if 0805sp is available in US anywhere?
     


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    The battle stripes on my 0705s are a little dim (bought them off B&S) and I'd like to give them a bit of a paint job to brighten them up. What did you use on your blackout pair of 0701s - what kind of paint? It seems to have held up well to wear.

    black acrylic paint i bought from the art store. i did 2 coats. then, iron pressed [@medium setting] when dry__ cover the newly painted area with a piece of fabric, so paint wont stick to the flat iron.
     


  6. Mistral

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    Some close-up shots I made today.

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  7. El Argentino

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    black acrylic paint i bought from the art store. i did 2 coats. then, iron pressed [@medium setting] when dry__ cover the newly painted area with a piece of fabric, so paint wont stick to the flat iron.

    sweet - thanks
     


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    ^but, you know what, IMO the original GTB white stripes would get better evo than the acrylic. they were meant to wear in with the denim itself__ that's the appeal.

    acrylic degrades really slow. bright, shiny white [seemingly spankin' new] stripes on faded/worn in denim kinda look odd to me. tho' i <3 the "GTB Stripes" concept, i dint care for the attention, hence, the black "stealth" option.
     


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    There's not a ton of wear to begin with. No fades at all, just getting soft. Thanks for the info though. I'll debate a bit and put up pics for opinions before doing anything as drastic as taking paint to $300 denim...
     


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    IIIrd Icon - The battle stripes on my 0705s are a little dim (bought them off B&S) and I'd like to give them a bit of a paint job to brighten them up. What did you use on your blackout pair of 0701s - what kind of paint? It seems to have held up well to wear.
    I don't own any Momos w/ the battle stripes, but I like the pics I've seen with the white paint starting to chip off and fade away. A year from now when they're down to the whites with just a hint of stripe still visible they'll look awesome. Edit: post pics!
     


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    took a trip in to BIG yesterday [​IMG]
     


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    took a trip in to BIG yesterday

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    awesome
     


  13. El Argentino

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    took a trip in to BIG yesterday

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    This is a gorgeous sight. Can't wait for my PBJ's to arrive in the mail from them later today.
     


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    Just threw my Momo's in the washing machine. Not expecting anything mayor, but they began to smell. Don't like that.
     


  15. uNiCoRnPriNcEsSx

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    how long did it take to start smelling?
     


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