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** Quintessential Crockett & Jones Thread ** (reviews, quality, etc...)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by david3558, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. sevenfoldtieguy

    sevenfoldtieguy Senior member

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    oh wow, they look idnetical
     


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    yea, but didn't people say CJ made for BB is in between benchgrade and handgrade?
     


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    NAMOR Senior member

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    Barneys is $950 not worth it for any level of C&J quality
     


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    Yep, at that price I'm thinking other brands rather than C&J.
     


  6. clee1982

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    you know they always discount :satisfied:
     


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  8. sevenfoldtieguy

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    That is the conventional wisdom, and, even if true, I"ll take my peal version and $500 in my wallet. :D
     


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    same here, especially when they go on sale, I wonder if corporate discount card work for these...
     


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    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    Anybody own the Islay boot? I saw it on my recent trip and was really impressed. One of the finest country boots I've seen.
     


  12. msulinski

    msulinski Senior member

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    Quote:I snagged a pair around March of this year. I love them, but I haven't worn them much in the late spring and into the summer. During those last couple of weeks in winter, I generally just wore them with flannel pants and odd jackets. I'm looking forward to fall to bring them back out. I fully plan on wearing them when it snows too.
     


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    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    That would be my idea too. You get them in that dark brown scotch grain?
     


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    Quote:Yes, they are in the dark brown scotch gain. Just be aware that the speed hooks will shred your pant hem stitching. The first day I wore them, one of the hooks caught on the stitching and undid the hem. It wasn't a big deal, as the tailor fixed it. I still haven't come up with the perfect solution to this, but so far, taping over the hem stitching on the inside seems to be working. I use that fabric tape that women use to tape clothes to their body to keep things in place.
     


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    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    Finally that tape is being used to do good in the world...thanks for the info, ms.
     


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