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The official thrift/discount store bragging thread - Part II (Return to the Thunderdome)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by SpooPoker, May 18, 2015.

  1. kbadgley84

    kbadgley84 Senior member

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    Throw some d's on that bitch
     


  2. vexco

    vexco Senior member

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    I now feel the need to have the title under my user name changed to shit tight no slack
     


  3. kbadgley84

    kbadgley84 Senior member

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    I'd do "with no tint so them motherfuckers know its me" instead
     


  4. SomethingsFishy

    SomethingsFishy Senior member

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    A) That shit's dope.

    B) You might want to consider omitting your plans for items on here. I did it when I was new too, but it wears people down. A simple "available" is more than sufficient to get PMs, and 'Bay completeds are pretty much the go-to resource for that avenue.

    Again, I did it too when I was as new as you are. Just tryna' show you the way.
     
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  5. oreagan

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    Fair enough, edited down. It is hard (for me) to tell with specialty items like this though. I suspect someone will want it, ideally as more than the costume Goodwill was selling it as, but there isn't anything directly comparable that a quick ebay completed listing search unveiled.

    Edit: I guess this is pretty similar: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Princeton-A...881511?hash=item280499d227:g:ssMAAOSwyQtVuo0p One data point is hard to extrapolate from, though.
     
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  6. SomethingsFishy

    SomethingsFishy Senior member

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    That "one data point" is capnwes... so listen to it.


    Thrift bros: when do you throw in the towel and return something? Grabbed an oxxford suit today, thinking that the tiny moth nibbles on the trousers probably weren't a dealbreaker. Somehow, I missed the bigass (~2/3 dime) hole on the bottom of the jacket right when I got home... [​IMG]


    Doesn't fit me; destined elsewhere.

    Only about 25 into it. Fish or cut bait?
     
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  7. dukedishin

    dukedishin Senior member

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    started to make a list of quotes from that song that i'd use but it got too long. classic.
     


  8. Koala-T

    Koala-T Senior member

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    Cut bait. Holes suck.
     


  9. capnwes

    capnwes Senior member

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    Yeah, mine had a lot of interest, but it was incredibly large. Tons of people asking me if I had more in other sizes. Yours is way cooler, and seems to be a much more popular size. it will do great. A solid grab, that I would have copped 1000 times out of 1000, regardless of condition.
     
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  10. MJMcRibb

    MJMcRibb Senior member

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    @drlivingston or @capnwes or anyone else, do you what AE model is basically the Strand, minus the scrolled toe broguing? Everything else is the same.
     


  11. txwoodworker

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    baller.

    Awesome!

    return, fo sho.
     


  12. vexco

    vexco Senior member

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    AE fifth avenue?
     


  13. capnwes

    capnwes Senior member

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    Thats the Park Ave

    Or do you mean it has all the broguing other then the toe medallion?

    If so, that might be the McAllister
     
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  14. kbadgley84

    kbadgley84 Senior member

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    VV
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    Filson tin cloth hat
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    Mountain hardwear
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    Never heard of this brand but there's a lot of hand work on it, made by Caruso, when I google this it looks like it's sold a lot in Japan
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  15. MJMcRibb

    MJMcRibb Senior member

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