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On 6/15/2019 at 7:28 AM, jsky808080 said:

Hi guys. Have a pair of Warehouse 800 (pics below). they are size 31, worn about 20-30 times. they are still a bit snug in top block. 

want to get a pair of TCB 50s, and tried them in raw/non-washed at American Classics in london. they recommended i go for size 33. just a bit confused as WH 800 31 as well as FC 1108, although both a bit tight in upper block. i have tried to measure my waist as would like to buy TTS but cant seem to get a sensible waist measurement. any advice appreciated. for reference i'm 5'7 around 160lbs. doing cross fit these days so thighs getting a bit bigger

if i'm being honest with myself i dont wear the WH of FC to work, as i find my cheap 501s from last year more comfortable. so if the TCB a bit looser could be fine. just from 31 - 33 seems like a big jump and my size hasnt changed

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Jsky808080, nice jeans but Great Floor!

 

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Thanks! I love it too! I just wish they were more of a 60 cut with the 50 denim! 

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13 hours ago, Collin said:

Thanks! I love it too! I just wish they were more of a 60 cut with the 50 denim! 

i really hope this happens at some point... would pay for a custom build to get 50s denim in that cut if i could. has inoue said anything about doing something like this in recent times? i know someone said it was a possibility, but that was before the 50s slim came out.

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Beautiful jeans Collin. 

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Posted (edited)

Does anyone have waist and rise measurements of a worn-in pair of 50s size 29 and/or 30?  I'm on the fence between the two sizes.  For reference, I wear a size 29 in FC 1108 (Zimbabwe cotton with stretching properties, maybe similar to TCB 50s?) and 30 in LVC ('47, '54, and '67).  Thinking of pulling the trigger on a pair of these very soon and likely having Inoue do the hem job.

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34 minutes ago, VivaMarlon said:

Does anyone have waist and rise measurements of a worn-in pair of 50s size 29 and/or 30?  I'm on the fence between the two sizes.  For reference, I wear a size 29 in FC 1108 (Zimbabwe cotton with stretching properties, maybe similar to TCB 50s?) and 30 in LVC ('47, '54, and '67).  Thinking of pulling the trigger on a pair of these very soon and likely having Inoue do the hem job.

My size 30: 

Exactly 30 in the waist

Front rise 11.5, back rise 16

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Think I'm gonna go ahead and order the 29 based on measurements and the amount of stretch after wear, would I just contact Inoue and provide him with my final desired inseam length and he can calculate the shrinkage?  I only see the washed version in the TCB store, is there unwashed/raw version? Will the washed version still require additional soaks/washes to get all the shrinkage out?

 

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On 6/28/2019 at 11:40 AM, unionmade said:

Thanks Bobbo! Tried IG too but only found new ones. Not sure if your fellows at manufaktur sold them? But I think 50sblack maybe fade like old orange tab´s (550s). Turning out more grayish (and more like blue jeans) than black/black yarn. Guess I gotta jump on the wagon here then, since they seem to be FOB´s on sufu

I have a pair. They are hard to fade, have about 30 wears since winter with a hot soak but put away for summer. So far only fades are showing up around waist areas and a bit on rear pockets. The fabric is nice and soft, very comfy. But it doesn't quite feel like blue denim. I'm going to go at them hard this fall, I think.

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whilst getting my sweets_okayama dosage of bib overalls and print...

stumbled upon nice catboy fades and print as worn by the man himself...

 

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TCB is turning up the heat with some of these new shirts. I’m not totally sold on a Wabash Ranchman, but I’m holding out hope that there will be a Wabash Catlight shirt in the future. This black denim Ranchman is perfect though.  

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I love the wabash ranchman, though yeah I understand some may think it's not an orthodox design. Will probably grab one this fall. I love the new cargo pants too.

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Selling my TCB 50s if any one is interested.

just a little too snug for my liking right now. They have a ton of life left for some proper fades.

Size 29 and hemmed by Mildblend to 77.5cm

$100 shipped in the US.

 

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Posted (edited)

Finally purchased a pair of 50s through Inoue, the buying experience was great, he was very responsive and before I even got a chance to ask for shipping information, I had received the jeans.  Bad news is that the waist is way too small, these must've been washed in very hot water, they're size 29 and measure about 26.5.  I also asked for him to hem them for me and ended up getting an inch shorter (asked for 26") than what I asked for.  Now I'm stuck with a pair of jeans that are too short to even sell, learn from my mistakes I guess!

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congrats/commiserations

... fwiw the denim on those does relax with wear (even the length)... before despair phps give 'em a whirl for a day (if you can do the button up) and see where they end up...

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7 hours ago, VivaMarlon said:

Finally purchased a pair of 50s through Inoue, the buying experience was great, he was very responsive and before I even got a chance to ask for shipping information, I had received the jeans.  Bad news is that the waist is way too small, these must've been washed in very hot water, they're size 29 and measure about 26.5.  I also asked for him to hem them for me and ended up getting an inch shorter (asked for 26") than what I asked for.  Now I'm stuck with a pair of jeans that are too short to even sell, learn from my mistakes I guess!

Don't worry, someone will eventually buy them.  You may not get the offer you want, but trust me someone will try to buy them at that size.  I sold a 40X25 pair of 50s awhile back on Ebay.  I didin't get a lot for them but at least I no longer have to look at them collect dust in the closet.

 

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Thanks guys, I ordered a size down because I was worried that my true size would stretch too much and be loose in the waist.  I think I'll list them and try to make them work somehow in the meantime.

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