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Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by jet, Nov 3, 2008.

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  1. speekez

    speekez Well-Known Member

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    nice shot of the bowl, dude. who was playing?
     


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    Correct - LS just had the shortwing in ravello a month or two ago. I was one of the fortunate ones.
     


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    Awesome...lets see a pic out and about. I'm an 8 Barrie, so if anyone has anything close they want to move let me know. JT
     


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    I was curious to see if anyone would notice the venue. You are correct, it was the Bowl. The L.A. Philharmonic was performing Beethoven in honor of his 150th birthday.
     


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    :fistbump:
     


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    I had no idea you were so old you were around for Beethoven's 150th!
     


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    mcarthur Stylish Dinosaur

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    beethoven was born on 12/16/1770
     


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    Gentlemen, I have just received a pair of calfskin NST bluchers from Moulded Shoe. This is my first calf Alden (everything else is CXL, Kudu, or suede). The leather is very squeaky (as I walk around the house checking the fit). I haven't conditioned the leather, yet. Nonetheless, is this normal? Many thanks.
     


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    Not a good sign... this could mean there are air gaps in the cork or between the feather and sole
     


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    It's curious because I tried them on at Moulded Shoe. They didn't squeak in store as far as I can recall. Presumably, this is the same pair I tried on (I had them shipped to my house which was cheaper than the sales tax).
     


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    Had this happen on some single soled chukka's on me. Sent them back for a full refund. Same thing with my BB Unlined Cordo #8 Penny's. Just pick up Whiskey Chukka and hoping like hell they don't end up doing that... difference is... these are double sole maybe that will work. I also didn't care for the Leydon Chukka sole, felt really flimsy. Pass....
     


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    Flex welt? I love the flex welt
     


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    Truth.
     


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    You are correct Uncle. It was actually in celebration of the Austrian artist Gustav Klimt's 150th birthday.
     


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