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OOO Yea... super nice ride foxy, keep the feed coming.

  

Thanks! Will try...

Whoaa great stuff Foxy! that 444 looks to be in very good conditions from what I see. buy!!!

  

It's in almost entirely original conditions, but will need about 5-10K of repair, maintenance and welding.

Not a decision we have to make on the spot - maybe later this year.

The wife wants a real 4-seater, a people mover for a change. Her vintage Fiat 500L doesn't really qualify.

What a cartastic start of your leg!

Please excuse my ignorance but what model is Foxy driving?!

Mr. Foxy is busy wearing the jeans - Mrs. Foxy is driving the cars.

It's a Volvo P1800 - similar to Paul T. who drives a P1800 or P1800S this is a P1800E.

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On Sunday we headed out to my dad's place on the countryside.

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For dinner we went back to town - a little bit of Peruvian food...

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On Monday we had to fly back to Moscow only to fly out to New Orleans on Saturday.

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On Monday we had to fly back to Moscow only to fly out to New Orleans on Saturday.

Basically, I didn't get much time to take care of the jeans in the first week.

But on Saturday for the flight to New Orleans (via JFK) I finally got a chance to break them in.

Here we are at JFK early next morning (the plane out of Moscow had a delay which had us miss our same day evening connection at JFK) having breakfast...

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...and a first glimpse at the denim:

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The flight into New Orleans was great - right through a cloud front...

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And another shot of the denim:

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fantastic stuff Kaj! the fluffyness of the denim is promising. give us your thoughts on the jeans, I'm curious to hear..

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The flight into New Orleans was great - right through a cloud front...

 

Welcome to the city, now head over to Parkway and get a shrimp po'boy. 

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Going to town...

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Started breakfast with a Bloody Mary...

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...followed by some rain.

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Beignets & coffee!

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Damn, I love New Orleans. Photos are making me miss it.

Is that bloody Mary from Stanley? That place has some amazing bananas foster french toast.

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Well spotted, my friend!

Indeed, it is/was...and we did order that French toast as well - amazing!

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Actually, NOLA feels like spring break for adults/grownups...

(But, that might just be the European in me speaking...)

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After those beignets we felt strong enough to take on the city...

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Mrs. Foxy - stripes and checks

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The random denim check...

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Mr. Cage's tomb...

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NOLA at night - near the Ace Hotel, out for dinner...

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Did a walking tour through the garden district...

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...another cemetery.

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Checking out the fit and the new hat, while waiting for the wife...

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...Mrs. Foxy has got a new hat, too!

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Time for lunch - or early dinner...

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great photo dump! Mr Foxy never disappoints!

tcb 20's fabric reminds me a bit of the 60's, which is great, look forward to see how it will evolve.

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Yup, the more I see of this denim the more I'm convinced that I'll be in for a contest pair as long as I can have the suspender buttons removed!

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I am sure it's not a problem, and I think the stovepipes look will work well for you.

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I think so too, my new Roy's have very little taper and I'm liking the look a lot more that I would've in the past.

Plus I light lightweight denim like this!

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I think these are going to be pretty wide on a 36, probably within the 24,5/25,5 cm leg opening region. the Roy's are that wide? is it the prototype that you recently bought?

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Yup, they're the Test Lot 00 prototypes and after a hot wash they shrank down to about 9 in. (about 23 cm.) in the hem.

At first I thought they looked huge, but the fact that they're hemmed to the right length and given my body type they look quite good.

Especially with boots like my Viberg Boondockers. I can easily do with a bit more room in the leg, especially with some engineers on the way!

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pity you can't post a fit haha! I am sure they look good on you and they will work well with boots. my tcb 60's are 23.5 at the hem and that's the smaller leg opening I could use with the white nomad's. 23cm will look good with the engineers especially if the Viberg are not ultra wide shaft (the Nomads are quite wide).

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lovely updates all around Foxy

 

Just curious, do we have a schedule for the tour?

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Not a very detailed one. We've only stated that they will travel through Europe first, then head west to America and finally end up in Asia. 

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