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Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Feb 10, 2008.

  1. Axelman 17

    Axelman 17 Senior member

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    I agree with FX, I can understand that cloth isn't for everyone but as far as houndstooth goes, I think that one is as good as it gets.
     
  2. jerrybrowne

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    Did you have it made up yet?
     
  3. forex

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    Not yet, maybe next year or the year after. How are you thinking to make it up? I'm thinking two patch with welt breast pocket, second option is a flap with a ticket pocket. Not yet decided but leaning towards patch.
     
  4. jerrybrowne

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    Yeah, pretty much the same - SC with two patch pockets with a patch or welt breast pocket. Another option is a shooting jacket with an action back (even though I don't shoot). I guess they can make them with goretex lining making it a great foul weather coat. A bit worried about the loose weave though....
     
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    With some guidance from Slew, I am attempting to have minnis create an AFB POW fresco via a custom run and would like to see if there is enough interest to get to 60 meters. I am waiting on a sample from minnis and hopefully if this one works out, we can do more.
     
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    add911_11 Senior member

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    How many ply is that? Either way I am in for 4 meters if the price is kept at retail.
     
  7. Slickman

    Slickman Senior member

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    Absolutely no price markup, looking to do 14oz 3-ply, but I am open to other suggestions as I don't own any fresco suits, this will hopefully be my first
     
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    I would be in for 3.5 meters

    Bertie
     
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    I am in for 2 meters if its 9oz :)
     
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  10. gdl203

    gdl203 Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    I would join in but I cannot stand the heavy fresco, just too uncomfortable for me. If you go for the lighter version, I'd be in
     
  11. Axelman 17

    Axelman 17 Senior member

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    I am sure it will turn out great either way but I would think the AFB color would be more consistent with a lighter weight.
     
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    How is it different from the LL POW Brisa?
     
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    Could someone explain to me what the heck is the point of doing a summer fabric in a summer weave... in 14oz?

    Don't join the LL groupthink and by default weave fabrics unwearable by all except the 5% who live in the far northern hemisphere.
     
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    Nothing is set in stone yet, I'm open to more experienced fresco users suggestions for lighter weights and 2-ply vs 3-ply
     

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