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Raw denim in the dryer

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Are there any reasons why raw denim shouldnt be put in the dryer for 10minutes when new after a cold soak ? My way of thinking is that this will get all the shrinkage out of sanforized denim before they worn. Or will a cold soak for 2 hours shrink them ?
 

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a cold soak should shrink it where everything won't shift when you do eventually wash them. A dryer can wear down your clothes faster in general. i tend not to put stuff I care about in a dryer. But the dryer will work if you want to shrink them down more (say you bought dry jeans that were too big). But ten minutes shouldn't hurt.
 

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it seems like a cold soak doesn't really get rid of all of the shrinkage, should probably go with a warm
 

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PG2G might be right. I usually wear mine after cold soak, so mine get warm while still wet.
 

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