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Samurai 5000bk

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by jet, Apr 21, 2007.

  1. jet

    jet Senior member

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    Alright guys, I need some definitive answers on these. I've bothered Gordon way too much about this and have yearned for these ever since I've seen diddy's. My true waist is 34.5, my hips a little more. I know these stretch a lot, not apc status but still AND I don't buy my jeans tight. I can't decide if I should go 34s or 35s, I want to go 34s to keep the legs from being overly wide since they're straight. Need some input, you guys are the best.
     
  2. Badseeds

    Badseeds Senior member

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    I am wearing a size 31, 5000vx tho.They fit like an exact 31'' at the time i got them, but now like 32''.

    FYI,I am a true 31'' so I probably could buy a size30. However, those are really tough and slubby so sizing up a little may not a bad idea. And I am feeling very good with my 31''s....

    So I would go with 33 or 34 in your situation, depending on the fit you are after.

    PS: i didnt rock in them a lot...Like 1 day per week, for 3months...so maybe they could strech out much more...


    Is that definite or too vague?[​IMG]
     
  3. CRIMINAL MINDED

    CRIMINAL MINDED Well-Known Member

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    im about the same waist size as you, and i went with the 33. I ish i would have gotten a sz32.

    But im sellin my bk's now cuz i don thave time to wear them, i wore them for a lil lesss than a month, and the waist is exactly 34.5. I got the about 2 weeks before the whole levis lawsuit too. SO the red tab is still intact. If that means anything to you.

    edit*
    im located in socal as well.
     
  4. Dexstar

    Dexstar Well-Known Member

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    my waist (where i wear my jeans) measures to ~34"

    I had these in a 31 and the waist was fine...

    i usually where a 32 (skulls, pbjs, eternals)
     
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    kronik Senior member

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    I'm a 36, I bought a 36. I say buy your true size if you want a slighty baggy fit, maybe one size down and you'll still be comfortable.

    I've hot-soaked mine three times to get most of the shrinkage out of the way. I'd take a picture but I'm lazy. <3
     
  6. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    my waist (where i wear my jeans) measures to ~34"

    I had these in a 31 and the waist was fine...

    i usually where a 32 (skulls, pbjs, eternals)


    For future reference, you wear your jeans on your hips, unless you wear them *really* old style at your natural waist, which is about 2 inches above your navel. Sorry, it bothers me when people don't understand this and then wonder why the jeans are not cut what they term "true to size".
     
  7. poly800rock

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    i recently have been converted to the school of thought of fit of leg and thigh comes first before the waist. samurai 5000bk stretch like a mother. Maybe not to the extent of APC's, but close in my experience. I could barely button the 29 raw (sized down one) when i tried them on at BIG, but have had to hot wash and throw them into the dryer twice in order to maximize shrinkage. The waist 1 week later measures 30&quot; and there is no doubt they'll make it's way to a 31 sooner than later. If i were to buy another pair of BK's, i'd without a doubt size down 2 for a slim fit. Sized down 1 is a regular fit, true to size regular waist is baggy...depends on the look you are going for with these but keep in mind that they do STRETCH more so than any other samurai's i've owned ....sf contest and 66xx....and yeah, they are meant to be worn at the hips....
     
  8. jet

    jet Senior member

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    Whoa thanks guys I wasn't expecting such great responses. Thanks for the offer CM. I think I'll go with the 34s which makes me feel better than the 35s I was trying to avoid. Plus I started working out again so I'll probably lose a half on the waist or so.
     
  9. denimdestroyedmylife

    denimdestroyedmylife Senior member

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    i bought my true size
    they want to be worn around your hips
    they do stretch, but that's good for me because then they slouch nicely

    i found they don't fit right for the first several months, but then they settle down; i didn't like these jeans until i had them for about 5 months----now i love them!
     
  10. jet

    jet Senior member

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    ^^nice man

    Problem is you're only a 30 bich so if you buy your true size they're not going to be baggy as hell like if I buy 35s homeslice!
     
  11. v84

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    you know I think felix from SUFU may have them in 34 or 35. Why the hell do I know this??? I need to log off.

    I have a 31 waist, I got 29, they fit regular.
     
  12. kiya

    kiya Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Hey Jet..
    we've only got like two or three pairs of the 5000BK left at Self Edge..
    in sizes 34 and 35..
    and ours come with arcuates still..
    PM me if you want a pair...
    i'll hook it up.
     
  13. ToucanSam

    ToucanSam Well-Known Member

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    I wear a 30 in Nudies and APCs. And a 31 or 32 in normal non raw jeans. What size in these do you guys recommend for a slim look? I don't want skin tight nor regular fit, just in between these two. Also, where can I purchase these from since Self Edge only has big sizes and the Denim Bar doesn't carry? Thanks for any future help.
     
  14. Dexstar

    Dexstar Well-Known Member

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    For future reference, you wear your jeans on your hips, unless you wear them *really* old style at your natural waist, which is about 2 inches above your navel. Sorry, it bothers me when people don't understand this and then wonder why the jeans are not cut what they term "true to size".

    yea i kno, im just bad with anatomy (and probably spelling, and also, more than likely, recognizing which science refers to what)
     
  15. jet

    jet Senior member

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    Mad props to kiya joon for making me an offer I couldn't refuse. Dude is hand delivering them personally to me and even offered to put them on. I told him I could put my own jeans on thank you very much. Btw if anyone wants his personal cel or email just pm me.
     
  16. kiya

    kiya Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Mad props to kiya joon for making me an offer I couldn't refuse. Dude is hand delivering them personally to me and even offered to put them on. I told him I could put my own jeans on thank you very much. Btw if anyone wants his personal cel or email just pm me.

    Cous-kesh, i know where you work... you give out my info and i'll show up at XX and give you a whisker massage in front of all your coworkers.
     
  17. jet

    jet Senior member

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    [​IMG]

    alright alright khoctoosaret your secret's safe [​IMG]
     
  18. ToucanSam

    ToucanSam Well-Known Member

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    Kiya, when are you getting in more shipments of these??? Really interested.
     
  19. kiya

    kiya Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Kiya, when are you getting in more shipments of these??? Really interested.

    Samurai isn't making any more of these..
    We have two pairs left, sizes 35 and 36..
     
  20. ToucanSam

    ToucanSam Well-Known Member

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    Samurai isn't making any more of these..
    We have two pairs left, sizes 35 and 36..


    really. dang it. is there anyway you can somehow get in contact with the samurai headquarters into acquiring a pair? Because I checked the website, they have my size, but I can't read Japanese and can't find where to change to english at.

    Or could you perhaps recommend me a pair of jeans that once worn in for like 8 months would look like this after?
    [​IMG]
    I absolutely love this finished color. The faded black with what appears to be white looking distressed marks. Sorry for annoying you with my questions, but any help would be great. Thanks again.
     

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