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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. jdrizzy

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    Ffs frenchy, went to the suit rack instead of shoes first. Lost out on two ysl side zips... to some hip kids
     
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    Got this next one for $3 and they threw in a free tweed hat.

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  3. Nobleprofessor

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    Ahh, bluebook humor. I haven't done that since the law review days!
     
  4. impuntura

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    Hey don't blame me lol...also...just because.
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  5. Nobleprofessor

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    I wouldn't normally wear a suit and shell shoes, but I was at work and we had to check RIGHT NOW (according to my wife), so I went there as I was dressed. My old work truck is a 92 F-150 with 150,000 miles. So, I definitely know what you mean!

    I don't have a desire to rebuild a transmission. But, over the years I have learned a few things here and there. It is very satisfying when done.
    I had never considered it. But, wheels are expensive. So, if I can get some I need and at the same time buy something else that I can make 10X my investment, then why not! I don't mind getting a little dirty. I think I'll wear a T-shirt and Jeans next time, though.
    DITTO! That is how I do all sorts of stuff that I am unfamiliar with!
     
  6. ridethecliche

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    Haha, I'd like to help someone do it and learn never have to be in a situation where i have to do it myself.


    Yeah but there's a large investment of capital needed for tools. Also, I'd rather not drop out of med school haha. Once I start tinkering, there's no end.

    I want to swap the front end of my motorcycle to gsxr one, but there's a lot of one off stuff required and I'm not totally comfortable playing with that sadly.
     
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  7. noob15

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    You would be surprised how many garages will let you work in their space and use their tools for a small fee. Small, independent shops are quite willing, especially if they are new or business is slow and you can always pick the mechanic's brain. That's how I replaced the clutch in the aforementioned truck 20000 miles ago.

    PS. Sorry about the OT
     
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  8. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Bring it down to Darnell's.

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    Darnell cracks me up - his best lines are in this scene.
     
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    Case Opener Tool. $6 at Walmart.

    Also be careful if you try to wind it, it's possible to over-wind.
     
  11. Nobleprofessor

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    Hat experts: What is the style name of these hats?

    its not really a fedora, right? The brim is too small.

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    Recent record pick ups -

    A bunch of deadstock, private press loner folk/psych LP's all supposedly written by the same mysterious artist under different monikers. From top left-right: Arian Sample, Tommy Roundtree - 'Jungle Blood,' Life Lives, Snake & Remus, Terry - 'Rojvi' x2, Boots, & a test press of Jim Collins 'Music Performed by the High Mass.'

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    Haven't been out recently because I've been going though stuff I already have. Got rid of a lot so waiting for my little trip to the Catskills area next week. Hopefully I come across cool stuff up there.
     
  14. Letric

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    Alright so it would appear....

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    Is from roughly 1968 - 1976.

    So this coat is 39 - 47 yrs old. Someone must have really taken care of this thing for all those years, for it to not be full of moth holes or totally shot. I always wonder how stuff from the East Coast finds its' way over here to the West Coast.
     

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