Soporific Tie Pr0n

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  1. Metlin

    Metlin Senior member

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    Are these soporific?

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    Love 'em all! [​IMG]
     


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    I'm getting dizzy trying to count the folds. How thick is it?
     


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  5. Cravate_Noire

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    A ten fold is hardly soporific.

    That's only true if it's some Ulturale style tie with a talisman or a scent phial under the zillion folds.
    The navy one I didn't wear was actually a 10 fold as well [​IMG] .
     


  6. Manton

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    Nice patterns.
     


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    Budd David Evans ancient madder:

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    Those Budd/Evans are OMG good.


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    Marinella 10 fold
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  9. Sterling Gillette

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    Those Budd/Evans are OMG good.


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    But the shape is somewhat...err...not so good.
     


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    But the shape is somewhat...err...not so good.

    What's wrong with the shape?
     


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    Is that one a Marinella also?
     


  12. Sterling Gillette

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    What's wrong with the shape?

    It's just a personal thing. I like tie blades who gain width consistently. Sharp bends in the sides from a sudden change in width look odd to me.
     


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    +1

    I much prefer wedge-shaped ties to bottle-shaped ones.

    The latter are IMO terrible for FIH knots, unless you are fond of small knots with proportionally wider blades, that is.
     


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    ^ +1 I much prefer wedge-shaped ties to bottle-shaped ones. The latter are IMO terrible for FIH knots, unless you are fond of small knots with proportionally wider blades, that is.
    I too prefer a wedge but that is a very classic shape and looks very nice when worn. Its not as attractive laying flat. Also, we didnt see a pic of the tip, but depending on their age, these may only be lined to the beginning of the tip. Many vintage Brooks are like that. And +1 on the FIH, looks awful, not enough substance for it to look good.
     


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    4 new Hobers, tipped with Thai silk
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