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Yes with the cinch.  You've reminded me I was going to take some pictures and post in the At Last thread - will do this week.  I took measurements so will find them too. It's only really the length that shrinks IIRC.  I've only worn them briefly and yes reassuringly stiff like your jacket!  

Look forward to the updates on your jacket - interested to hear how it goes

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Another version of the triple pleat, this time from Pherrows.

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Love the PJB Jacket, just the right amount of “boxy fit” you could ever need :)

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Finally pulled the trigger on the Iron Heart rider jacket that I’ve been eyeing for years at Self Edge. Couldn’t be happier with the purchase.

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Got myself the Freenote shearling jacket... Very happy with it although I’m sorry it doesn’t have a 2-way zipper. Right now it’s insanely stiff...

 

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It’s long. 66cm on a 44 chest. Would expect about 60 (or maybe a touch less).

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8.3oz left hand twill BTW, so something different.

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On 11/12/2019 at 12:57 PM, RawAsDenim said:

Getting back into the denim game after a short hiatus and decided to get a few jackets to breathe some life into the collection. Picked up this Strike Gold Type ll SGJ50S and I’m loving it.

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I just picked up a TSG SGJ50S as well f/ SE. Couldn't resist any longer... I got a 44, and it's huge on me raw - at least 1 size too big, maybe 2 sizes too big. I knew it would be big and expect a lot of shrinkage. I'm 5'11, 190lbs, 44 chest, wide shoulders. How much shrinkage did you get with yours? Did you just do a tub soak? I've had TSG 5105, and that denim shrunk a ton, so much I had to sell the jeans cuz they were too small. If this denim shrinks anything like that, it might be OK w/ a couple hot washes and dryer runs. 

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9 hours ago, mpukas said:

I just picked up a TSG SGJ50S as well f/ SE. Couldn't resist any longer... I got a 44, and it's huge on me raw - at least 1 size too big, maybe 2 sizes too big. I knew it would be big and expect a lot of shrinkage. I'm 5'11, 190lbs, 44 chest, wide shoulders. How much shrinkage did you get with yours? Did you just do a tub soak? I've had TSG 5105, and that denim shrunk a ton, so much I had to sell the jeans cuz they were too small. If this denim shrinks anything like that, it might be OK w/ a couple hot washes and dryer runs. 

We’re similar in height and weight (I’m 5’10” 190 lbs) and mine was a 42 which is a perfect fit post soak. Pre soak fit like a size bigger and I got it to shrink down almost exactly where I wanted it. I tried on a 40 to get an idea of shrinkage and it fits better than the raw 40 did. I shrunk in a tub with hot water and dried in direct sunlight on 78 degree day but as always drying it in a dryer would very likely get more shrinkage. To sum it up.. hot water soak and air dry on a warmer day got me a little more than one size down. 

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