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501XX4EVER last won the day on September 20 2018

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  1. 501XX4EVER

    W. H. Ranch Dungarees

    Dumbness seems to be one of the core elements that are essential to supporting this brand.
  2. 501XX4EVER

    Full Count Denim Thread

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    Denim Blunders, Reflections and General Nonsense.

    Yea, Maserati of Omaha have like, the worst deals on Maserati's.
  4. 501XX4EVER

    W. H. Ranch Dungarees

    Because you can only fool some of the the people some of the time, not all of the people all of the time.
  5. 501XX4EVER

    W. H. Ranch Dungarees

    Sorry, couldn't resist.
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    Denim Blunders, Reflections and General Nonsense.

    Speaking of very expensive jeans... Asymmetric jeans???
  7. 501XX4EVER

    Denim Blunders, Reflections and General Nonsense.

    I'd be more in this boat, I prefer to look for deals. I've had some very good luck on Yahoo auctions over the last year. If you're patient you can get great pairs for well under $200.
  8. 501XX4EVER

    Sugar Cane Denim

    I think, and I stress think, the Gripper Zipper is more historically accurate for a 50's pair, I don't think Talon were around as much on jeans then. Warehouse seem to use the Gripper Zipper branded zips on all their non button fly jeans.
  9. 501XX4EVER

    Sugar Cane Denim

    I love the way they did the arcs to get around the copyright issues, if you look inside the back pockets you can see how much of a pain in the ass it must have been to do it this way. Is there a brand name on the zipper? Gripper Zipper or Talon?
  10. 501XX4EVER

    Sugar Cane Denim

    Damn, those lot 501 Edo Ai are streaky.
  11. 501XX4EVER

    W. H. Ranch Dungarees

    I'm not trying to start a beef with anyone who likes the brand or anything, but I'm not sure I get the point you're making. I don't think being raised in Kansas or having family ties to LEE would necessarily make you an expert, he may have seen and handled a lot of old jeans but that would hardly make anyone an expert in reproducing them. That's a completely different skill set and one that would take years to develop. I would think the likes of the Osaka 5 guys would be experts because some of them have been in the game for over 30 years, long before it became trendy/hipster-y. How long has he been doing it, over 5 years??? I mean would this guy be more of an expert than the brothers that run Warehouse, who actually went to the extreme lengths of analyzing the way the cotton was wound on a vintage Levi's Banner to recreate old denim? Their own denim. This guy uses denim from Japanese mills yet apparently he also has " cracked the code "??? WTF indeed. The funny thing is, I don't think I gave a shit about this brand until I had a look at his Instagram page, it's just so annoying. As others have said, this is just Lawless all over again. In my opinion, if you're looking for a high end $300-ish pair of jeans, give your money to brands that actually deliver, ones that do so consistently because it's their "actual" business and not someone who is running a pyramid scheme as a hobby.
  12. 501XX4EVER

    Sugar Cane Denim

    Post a link to the review when you've finished it, I love those old school Japanese repos, wish I had been aware of the scene when they were making them.
  13. 501XX4EVER

    W. H. Ranch Dungarees

    Also, this is my favorite post from this whole topic/thread.
  14. 501XX4EVER

    Sugar Cane Denim

    @julian-wolfHave you soaked those M41058's yet?
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    Just looking at the Lot 800 and the new Lot 800xx on the Warehouse website, there doesn't seem to be much difference between the two, except one is raw, the other one wash with a few bells and whistles, they're both made form the same denim. Lot 800. via Google translate; A jeans which was a symbol of the under statement is a contemporary standard sublimated by the elegant style of Europe and a silhouette of any style. Straight slim straight without any resistance, while being simple and chic, non-tapered silhouette considering three-dimensional detail and fitting after 1 WASH. The fit around the waist and the line where the diaphragm was effective at the knee part is a moderate hem width which fits neither sneakers nor boots. The sewing specifications follow the specifications of the golden age as industrial products of the United States of the 1950s, such as hidden rivets, sewing with different numbers. Memphis cotton single cotton lid approximately 6 number × latitude about number 6 Lot 800xx. via Google translate; A series 100 series that makes silhouette not in vintage with sewing at the time. Lot. 800 xx is a slender non-tapered straight that you can wear without resistance. The fit around the waist with a shallow rise and the line where the iris in the knee worked is set to a moderate hem width matching any shoes. Sewing specifications followed the specifications of the 50's jeans golden era such as hidden rivets, sewing with different numbers. No. 6 × 6 (14.5 Oz) Memphis cotton single cotton