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  1. SuitedDx

    SuitedDx Distinguished Member

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    Anyone have pics of their Indy on the Barrie last? Curious as to how the stitching looks vis a vis on the TruBalance.
     


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    cigar indy on barrie
     


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    Very nice!
    How old approximately?
     


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    Me
    Barrie 9D
    Plaza 9.5D

    Both fit well.
     


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    :rotflmao:
     


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    +1
     


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    the barrie toe box is not as bulbous.
    you might be right, but I would still insist its the tru-b.

    later i will post my tankers on the barrie as a comparison.
     


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    Unlined #8 PTBs today.

    [​IMG]
     


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    Just curious - what did the SA (or manager) say as to the last? Or are we not willing to defer to the SA/manager on this one?
     


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    ^ SA said it was barrie, several times. I was expecting TB. So, I asked. Asked again, then tried it on. Felt like a barrie, but who knows, toe is too "bulbous" to be barrie. Couldn't it be the angle tho, I pressed my iphone pretty close to take the pic...
     


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    My personal brushing method is brush enthusiastically for a good while, and then, at the end of focusing on a certain area, I brush circularly, very lightly. Otherwise, the horsehair leaves little lines in the oils raised by brushing. If you buff after brushing, you probably don't have to worry about this.
     


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    The store manager just emailed me. It is the Barrie.

    BTW, said store manager - Jim - is great to deal with.
     


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    yeah, Jim is great.
    the whole staff there is pretty awesome.

    I once bought a pair of wingtip boots from alden nyc which they told me repeatedly was on the grant last. not long after, i went back to talk about the fit and they told me they were they had been misinformed by the factory and they are on the barrie.
     


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    To all that commented on my post about brushing too hard - I was responding to the post above (what I should have added is in all my years I've never seen anyone scratch shell using a horsehair brush)
     


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