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On 10/14/2020 at 11:03 AM, louisbosco said:

i put my 666UHRs back on and off a couple of days each week between the in last indigo invitational and the start of the current. still my favourite pair by a mile. here hoping the 666-21L can pair beside it down the road.. 

washed it with some other pairs that i seldom wear and took some photos.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Really impressing and powerful raw denim evo results seen here!!!!

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On 10/7/2020 at 4:52 AM, spidereye said:

Not sure if you guys already seen this owner is a biker he said during riding got excident and this 21oz heavy denim safe his skin .

 

 

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Woah they seem to be more them ready for the Jeansmuseum

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On 10/12/2020 at 4:52 PM, cmboland said:

Where do I sell part of my soul for a purple flannel?

@cmboland Purple UHF tartan's just showed up on IHUK online 

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19 hours ago, swiss-jeansfreak said:

Woah they seem to be more them ready for the Jeansmuseum

I already pm him .

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Just became aware of the 1955s-OD, which I guess have been out for around a year now—does anyone here have a pair? Are they cut the same as the standard 1955s? Always told myself that if they made these I'd likely buy a pair, although now that the black TCB '50s are out it's not so easy a call…

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They re-cut the 1955s so the measurements have moved a bit, but IH's charts are very precise and they're willing to look through their inventory if you need to find the best fitting pair.
 

I love my 1955S.

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666-21L for indigo invitational. 2 months in, little blue peeking, but otherwise not much to show for..

 

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666 21L

did a wash. slow but progressive...
 

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Been doing a bit of woodworking and staining for a set of shelves for my shoes. these are getting dirtier. been trying to holding off on the washing until I've fully completed sanding and staining the wood.

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Can I expect a pair of iron hearts to stretch only half an inch if the starting waist measurement is half an inch less than what my jeans stretch to?

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Are you asking if (iron heart = any) jeans will stretch a ½inch in the waist? Then that’s almost a definite yes.

Or are you asking if you can limit the stretch to a ½inch? That depends entirely on your actual gut and usage of said jeans.

 

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2 hours ago, Duke Mantee said:

Are you asking if (iron heart = any) jeans will stretch a ½inch in the waist? Then that’s almost a definite yes.

Or are you asking if you can limit the stretch to a ½inch? That depends entirely on your actual gut and usage of said jeans.

 

yes exactly limit the stretch to only half an inch.  I'm low body fat without a gut and at most lightly walk in my jeans

I was thinking IH don't stretch as much due to the tight weave & thicker denim.  

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Depends what fabric you’re talking about! many of their fabrics are not that tightly woven so you will experience a decent amount of stretch. TBH most jeans will stretch in the waist more than half an inch if there’s pressure on it which generally happens when you’re sitting, bending over, moving around, etc. From what I’ve found, the best way to limit stretch is if you wear a belt or if you buy it kind of loose to begin with. 

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19 minutes ago, youngofthesoonest said:

Depends what fabric you’re talking about! many of their fabrics are not that tightly woven so you will experience a decent amount of stretch. TBH most jeans will stretch in the waist more than half an inch if there’s pressure on it which generally happens when you’re sitting, bending over, moving around, etc. From what I’ve found, the best way to limit stretch is if you wear a belt or if you buy it kind of loose to begin with. 

Super black fade to grey sbg fabric

 

how to tell if a fabric is tightly or loosely woven?

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4 hours ago, Lalafufu said:

yes exactly limit the stretch to only half an inch.  I'm low body fat without a gut and at most lightly walk in my jeans

I was thinking IH don't stretch as much due to the tight weave & thicker denim.  

I have the IH 21oz 633s. They stretched 1" in the waist for me with normal wear. Which is to say, I think they are like most denim in that respect.

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4 hours ago, Lalafufu said:

Super black fade to grey sbg fabric

 

how to tell if a fabric is tightly or loosely woven?

The amount of stretch is not entirely directly related to the tightness of weave. 

But ask the seller - they will be your best source of information.

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4 hours ago, Lalafufu said:

Super black fade to grey sbg fabric

 

how to tell if a fabric is tightly or loosely woven?

That fabric is a relatively low tension fabric. Like duke mantee said though, the fabric is just one aspect of it. How it fits on you, where it sits on your body, what you do in them will all impact stretch. 

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