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I hate ebay, but I think it will be my only avenue for getting any Bootleggers/Freewheelers. Diligence paid off with this very nice pair of black Wabash.

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A couple of things worked in my favor. First the sellers description and pictures were, well, terrible. I only found them at all by roundabout accident. Second, they were listed as hemmed to 29". I took a flyer with a lowball bid, and noone bid against me. I figured the 29" was really too short, but with a probable high rise waist, I could maybe wear them low. I just really wanted some good wabash.

Thank you whoever hemmed these things, because they didn't hack them off, they just folded them in. Instead of 29", they are 32". Hooray!

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Even enough length to stack or maybe have a small cuff, and they don't look to have been worn at all (no fade line at the hem).

I don't know what year they are from, they appear somewhat different in style to what is available now.

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I don't think there's quite enough length to make a buckleback from the trimmings though. Ah, well, can't have everything.

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agreed, nice pickup Joseph!

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Ive alwAys wanted a shirt from this brand what websitr has the most accurate measurement ?

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Get ahold of John Lofgren from Speedway Shop.

He has an ebay store. Try to get a hold of him through there.

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He can special order Freewheelers stuff if needed.

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Freewheeler's just doesn't get enough airtime here, especially considering how sweet their merchandise is. Same goes for John Lofgren, from whom I picked up this l/s tee.

Instant fan the moment I felt the material - the character of these is unreal. Eagerly anticipating the next collection.

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Back of the tee.

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Collar and shoulder stitching.

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Tee ends.

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you sir are crazy, selling that shirt. Wish it was my size...

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It IS the best shirt I have ever had but I need some cash after a Christmas day bathroom leak.

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My bathroom is sorted now, but the shirt is still available.

Open to trades . I particularly want a flathead black mint in 44.

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Upcoming Freewheelers 2012 Spring Permanent Products.

Ironall Jacket in "Original Express Stripe" (indigo hickory stripe)

Steam Donkey Overall in Olive Duck

Bakehead Work Shirts in grained purple chambray, grained green chambray, and indigo check (cotton/linen)

Deltablues shirt in brown x gray linen chambray

Lenny Bruce Hat in black wabash stripe

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finally got this from tokyo

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awesome leather patch

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red tab

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button

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The hidden rivet with the roundness follows the detail of the vintage

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The big belt loop is a characteristic until the 1940s

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fit pict soon

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Looking forward to your fits pics.

The upcoming Freewheelers 2012 Spring collection looks very interesting. The theme is the "Logging Railroad workers in the Forest". Some highlights:

"Brakeman Jacket", indigo star wabash cloth (star instead of dot)

"Locomotive Fireman Shirt", pullover shirt in indigo hickory stripe & cotton/linen indigo check

"Locomotive Engineer Shirt", a railroad shirt in indigo star wabash & indigo coral stripe

"Baldwin vestâ€, 6 buttons, two chest pockets, two lower pockets, indigo coral stripe

“Deltablues shirtâ€in brown x gray chambray

“Lot 667â€, a type III levi’s jacket in bullhide suede

“Ironallsâ€, indigo x brown express stripe

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thanks for the preview snake; can't wait to see what Freewheelers have up their sleeve this season

I've been lusting over their Mulholland leather jacket forever but the price is so extreme it brings tears to my eyes. my backup plan is to have Aero Leathe copy it or wait untill a size 36 pops up on yahoo auction

Gilangaditya; I love those jeans, really looking forward to the evo

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thanks man; looks like a great vintage fit; did u get your actual waist size or sized up/down?

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I've been lusting over their Mulholland leather jacket forever but the price is so extreme it brings tears to my eyes. my backup plan is to have Aero Leathe copy it or wait untill a size 36 pops up on yahoo auction

Japanese horsehide is really something. Here is the close up of the Freewheelers' amber brown horsehide.

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Save up for one, you won't be disappointed.

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Special order from Speedway

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I picked up this great piece at a local shop today. I've been bummed that I missed out on the brown Cushman pants Lofgren put out back when the S&P's came out and this totally makes up for it.

It has a one piece fly and your typical Japanese one-wash, but I'm happy with it.

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sweeeeeeet

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wow beauftiful, and thos boss of the roads are from freewheelers? what year?

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Thor, how did you get the Steifel shirt from Speedway? Last I checked they were sold out. You mentioned it was special order, do tell! :)

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i just emailed john and asked if he could get one for me, this was before he got them in his store.

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wow beauftiful, and thos boss of the roads are from freewheelers? what year?

I thought they were freewheelers, but there are no tags indicating it. I think it's a slightly older model as the shop I got it from has old stock Japanese repros from Cushman to Sunsurf.

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