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The official thrift/discount store bragging thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by j, Mar 2, 2005.

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  1. richnet12

    richnet12 Senior member

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    Its a vicious cycle....really love the thrifts that hang the pants waist up for easy scanning. You might look for the tell tell suspender buttons if you are trying to find or eliminate suit orphans, but you will learn to recognize the Haggars and Dockers pretty quickly. If you are lloking for a nice fabric you can eliminate many pants through the feel test.
     
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    size 38R Senior member

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    Battlefield 4. do it.

    cuffs first. feel the leg, check the tag. of course, i play for keeps. different for flippers.
     
  3. jdrizzy

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    RAINING Charles tyrwhitt here, couple of flip cuff shirts in 17.5,/35,

    Also found some Charles tyrwhitt suits, 3/2roll and 2 button Navy suits in 46.

    Most likely the same donor, 46R guys get at me for proxy, don't want to invest so much into it.
     
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  4. jebarne

    jebarne Senior member

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    I'm slow too. Obviously the waist band, but I look for pick stitching, tunnel belt loops, fabrics, side adjusters and stuff like that. I can usually do that on a quick scan.
     
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  5. SeaJen

    SeaJen Senior member

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    In the field and just need to vent. Found my first Finamore shirt, my size and minty in the MOST unlikely of places, only to discover a 3in tear in the sleeve. Grrr!
     
  6. woodchuck312

    woodchuck312 Senior member

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    Quote:Are these ties 7 fold? I normally only spend $2.00 for my ties.
     
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    runyourchain Senior member

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    There is no way those ties can cost anywhere near two dollars. That tie bar tho! Silver tone is my favorite tone
     
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    barrelntrigger Senior member

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    Lol, I have Dark Souls. I've played it for about 40 hours and started playing GTAV and completely forgotten I even had that game.

    Can you take a few pictures so I can stare at them with you? [​IMG] Maybe I can come over to stare at them, too?
    I tend to look for interesting fabric then feel, then look closely. Too many pairs of pants packed tightly = fuck it.
     
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  10. ridethecliche

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    Are filson shirts auto-pickups? I found one yesterday, but passed on it.

    (Well my lady friend humored me by coming along and was starting to get bored so I left. Probably won't bring her next time lol.)

    Re: the ties.
    Holy 90's ties batman.
     
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  11. ridethecliche

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    Oh, I was going to ask @barrelntrigger if he wanted to borrow the original one.

    I've been playing a little bit of borderlands 2 lately :)
     
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    Almost all the time, filson does pretty well, and its a name for good quality gear.

    Side note:absolutely hate bringing people thrifting that aren't into it like I am, they get bored and want to leave after I've gone through my first rack.
     
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    @Fueco Found an arc'teryx shell jacket for Men's, goretex, not sure if it's the AR or something else, just a shell with no insulation, are there distinguishing markers I could look at? Thanks pics up later
     
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    only found a couple of things today.

    2 v-neck sweaters. Brooks Brothers 100% lambswool. Made in England. Size 44. Byford 100% cashmere, Made in England. Size 44. Both available.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Does it say anything below the Gore-tex logo? Like active, pro, pac-lite and so on?
     
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  16. ridethecliche

    ridethecliche Senior member

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    Yeah, she said she'd come with but the sec we walked in, she was like "I don't wear pre-owned things" and then I knew it was rush time. Nothing jumped out at me. I'll go back there today and grab it if it's still around. I usually hit this and another store 2-3x a week.
     
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    size 38R Senior member

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    Filson = Kop. feel free to resell at your discretion.

    Thrifting with non-Tthrifters is like going to a Titty bar with a gay dude. -Sure they are nice people, but they just don't understand why you are there......
    and want to leave before you see the good stuff.
     
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    Never pass on FIlson at thrift prices if in good shape.


    :laugh:

    Very true. I've bought non-thrifters to a GW a couple times. Never again. I don't think I had ever been in and out of a thrift store that quick. You can try to ignore their boredom but after awhile their obvious signs can get annoying (hovering, nagging to leave, etc).


    Sounds like it could possibly be a Theta AR jacket. I thrifted one brand new for like $3 about 7 years ago. One of my trophy finds. Still have it to this day and it fits great.

    http://www.backcountrygear.com/arcteryx-theta-ar-jacket-men.html?gclid=CI775afA77wCFYZcMgodwE4A6A

    Here's mine.

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  19. Towers

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    NWT Marlboro leather goods passport holder/travel wallet;
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    Whatever this Dooney and Bourke thing is;
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    Samuelsohn suit, Versace Don Johnson blazer;
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    Austrian made LP 100% cashmere jacket;
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    Hit up a 50% off shirt sale, a few minty H&K, BB and Brioni OCBDs, few Zegnas, Etro, NWT P&S Yachting, Orvis cotton/silk/cashmere blend shirt and a RG.
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    If you're a 16.5 and need a wing collar shirt with stud holes get at me.
    [​IMG]
     
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  20. HansderHund

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    Any tags inside this one?
     
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