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The jeans
[blurb by Ryo, of course]

We've finally made something we had the biggest expectations about.
When Hajime Inoue started TCB back in 2012, he was more fond of the standard vintages like 501XX model, 66 model because those vintages appeared perfect for him back in days but as he's got more skilled at making jeans and more knowledgeable about how to faithfully reproduce vintages, he started to find more beauty in the imperfections. 
The simplified models are full of sketchy work and it's far from perfection butare full of history and story behind.
The cut, the construction and every tiny detail is faithfully reproduced from the original S501XX.
 
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Participants list

                 
1    volvo240thebest (Italy)        @volvo_sufu
2    Topgearskin (England UK)        @topgearskin
3    Unders (UK)            @billyspa
4    Tigerstrom (Sweden)            @kristoffertigerstrom
5    Kylito (USA)                @umamikyle
6    Lazerr (USA)                n.a.
7    Broark (USA)                @br0ark
8    Graytrain (USA)            n.a.
9    Ar Thor (Denmark)            @Ar_thor
10    NycSurFer (USA)            @mbrewer530
11    Darren Barbera (England UK)    @mindfulbiscuit
12    bartlebyyphonics (England UK)    n.a.
13    Brownmetallic (USA/Philippines)    @Brownmetallic_sufu
14    PaulT (England UK)            n.a.
15    Hopethisoneisnttaken (Israel)        @omrimeir
16    Mtvare (england UK)            n.a.
17    tjandaputra (Sweden/Netherlands)    @kynankr
18    Jared Lee (USA)            @jared.lee.blakenship
19    Maharu (Sweden)            @m4haru
20    Roomtemplacroix (USA)        @roomtemplacroix
21    Corporalclegg (USA)            n.a.
22    Thanks_M8 (Germany)        n.a.
23    Erockisalive (USA)            @ericgosselin
24    Shredwin_206 (USA)            @shredwin_206
25    Aho (USA)                @ahonobaka
26    Momokun (Australia)            @demoxiix
27    Cottonskinblues (Canada)        @cottonskinblues
28    Erk (USA)                @rickytylerson
29    Least Weasel (USA)            n.a.
30    Andrew Rose (USA)            @hikingrmnp
31    Unders (England UK)            @billyspa
32    DoitsuJin (USA)            @sirojin
33    Uncle Karl (Japan)            1188sft
34    Frost (Germany)            @bjrnsblg
35    Slab (Belgium)            @sasaki_kojiro13
36    Nayuta and her cat (Japan)        121nayuta
37    Justintk (USA)            @jdeare_1990
38    Yot (Indonesia)            @rdwnsetiawan
39    moimanuh (India)            @bhaskar.89
40    Mariano Vittori (Switzerland/Italy)    @marianovittori
41    RunMountainDrew (USA)        @RunMountainDrew
42    Illcutz (England UK)            @illcutz
43    Facini (Denmark)            @dafa.denim
44    garden gnomes in space (USA/Italy )@gnomechompsky
45    srudy (USA)                @denimbitch
46    UkeNo (UK)                @ukeno_
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63    lefty (USA)                @thetwoclicks
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80    Daf123 (Indonesia)            @rakhmaddaffa
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167    TETSUJI (Japan)
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178    h_monkey_82    (Japan) h_monkey_82
179    MIKE    (Japan)
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190    GG (Japan)
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196    tsumiremaru (Japan)
197    Haru (Japan)
198    Sho (Japan)
199    Kenko     (Hong Kong)    
200    Mr. TanGO (Japan) – that’s Hajime
201    Denimhound (USA)

   

 

 

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Are you guys all going to do a newspaper pic ? Used to love seeing these in the old contest threads , would be cool to see it done here 

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Great work Volvo and TCB crew! Looking forward to this.

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Great! I'm really looking forward to this :)

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Really looking forward to these! I guess asking for sizing advice isn't much good since no one else has tried them out, either, but: unsure whether to go with a 32 or a 33. Would generally default to a 33, but the waist looks like it's on the big side relative to other measurements. How have folks sized TCBs in general, relative to other common brands? TTS, or down one, or ?

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Ordered the full tux as the excitement and experience of the 20s contest Jean's placed heart before head.

Count me in.

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I have the 50s in size 34 but I'm going for 36 on this pair. The 50s are a bit snug in the waist nowadays.

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20 minutes ago, Flash said:

Are you guys all going to do a newspaper pic ? Used to love seeing these in the old contest threads , would be cool to see it done here 

tell me more about this PLEASEEEEE

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7 minutes ago, volvo240thebest said:

tell me more about this PLEASEEEEE

Used to be standard for the early contests here , pick a start date then everyone takes a pic of there unwashed jeans with a newspaper from the agreed starting date . Originally I think it was more to do with people thinking an extra few days in the jeans was cheating but I think it's cool just for nostalgia sake 

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Hyped for this!

@volvo240thebest Has Ryo given any info about how much stretch they've seen with these? From the video and measurements it seems like they shrink a lot from washing, but I'm wondering how much stretch to expect afterwards.

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26 minutes ago, julian-wolf said:

Really looking forward to these! I guess asking for sizing advice isn't much good since no one else has tried them out, either, but: unsure whether to go with a 32 or a 33. Would generally default to a 33, but the waist looks like it's on the big side relative to other measurements. How have folks sized TCBs in general, relative to other common brands? TTS, or down one, or ?

Kind of in the same boat here, between 36/38. 

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27 minutes ago, julian-wolf said:

Really looking forward to these! I guess asking for sizing advice isn't much good since no one else has tried them out, either, but: unsure whether to go with a 32 or a 33. Would generally default to a 33, but the waist looks like it's on the big side relative to other measurements. How have folks sized TCBs in general, relative to other common brands? TTS, or down one, or ?

 

2 minutes ago, discwork said:

Hyped for this!

@volvo240thebest Has Ryo given any info about how much stretch they've seen with these? From the video and measurements it seems like they shrink a lot from washing, but I'm wondering how much stretch to expect afterwards.

SIZING: the fabric shrinks a lot. Please refer to one wash measurements. Ryo says the cut is very similar to the 50s, but the rise is higher (so it's very high) and the hem width is a touch smaller. To all those who own a pair of 50s, get the same size, unless your body shrank or streched in the meanwhile.

general sizing reference, for my size 36 Tcb waist is smaller than Sugarcane and Warehouse. 50s shrink and then stretch to about the true size.

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Great, thanks Volvo—if your '50s are smaller than Sugar Cane and Warehouse and these are presumed to be sized similarly to the '50s then I should definitely be looking at a 33

Woohoo!

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Thanks Volvo! I wear a 32 in my 50's and my Sugar Canes, but I have to use a belt because the waist is slightly loose after wear. I'll likely go for a 31 in these because the rise is even higher than the 50's.

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6 minutes ago, julian-wolf said:

Great, thanks Volvo—if your '50s are smaller than Sugar Cane and Warehouse and these are presumed to be sized similarly to the '50s then I should definitely be looking at a 33

Woohoo!

I don't have anymore the SC47s, but I remember that. And perhaps my Warehouse benchmark is not correct, because I have only the 1004xx (20s repro) which I think have a wider waist than average Warehouse. Anyway these are much similar to the 50s, so size down is a No No!

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I need to wear my 50s for a day or two before I place the order. I'm torn between 34 and 36 and as I mentioned before I got the 50s in 34 but the waist is a bit tight.

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Let's make a contestant list!  As soon as you confirm and add your country I add you to post #3

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^ Count me in as a representative of the United States of America

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1st contest, 2nd pair of TCB’s. Looking forward to fading with all of you. 
 

Just purchased the jeans,  USA. 

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I'm down for this! I wear a size 34 in 50's slim. Based off the chart , I should be able to rock these albeit a bit snug. With some wear they should be pretty good. I'm based in the US :)

 

Thanks again Volvo and TCB crew. 

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Austin, TX. USA checking in!
I think I'll size up to 38 per Volvo's recommendation.

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I'm in! Ordering shortly. 

 

Full Tux going to Seattle, Washington, USA

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Denmark here.

Will wear my 50's tomorrow to check the size, torn between 34 and 36. Also might go full tix on this.

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