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Re: Ultra Heavy Raw (UHR), AKA 21/23oz Denim
« Reply #105 on: January 21, 2022, 06:05:54 pm »
666 for me, if the measurements work out. The nice thing about UHR is that the dims often come up a little big, and the shrinkage gives one room to play around.

Per @Simon 's pre and post measurements from earlier in the thread though, it looks like these don't have too much in the way of shrink, no? I feel like this is a good thing, but it might affect your wiggle room.
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Re: Ultra Heavy Raw (UHR), AKA 21/23oz Denim
« Reply #106 on: January 21, 2022, 06:54:48 pm »
Standard UK washing machine, 40c (104F) at 400RPM for 60mins

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Re: Ultra Heavy Raw (UHR), AKA 21/23oz Denim
« Reply #107 on: January 21, 2022, 06:59:10 pm »
Any plans for a UHR jacket or anything else besides jeans? Someone is asking me on IG...

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Re: Ultra Heavy Raw (UHR), AKA 21/23oz Denim
« Reply #108 on: January 21, 2022, 07:02:57 pm »
No, nothing else planned,  Jackets are effectively impossible to construct out of UHR for instance.....
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Re: Ultra Heavy Raw (UHR), AKA 21/23oz Denim
« Reply #109 on: January 21, 2022, 07:04:11 pm »
Okay thanks G  :)

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Re: Ultra Heavy Raw (UHR), AKA 21/23oz Denim
« Reply #110 on: January 21, 2022, 07:05:06 pm »
No, nothing else planned,  Jackets are effectively impossible to construct out of UHR for instance.....

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Re: Ultra Heavy Raw (UHR), AKA 21/23oz Denim
« Reply #111 on: January 22, 2022, 02:54:07 am »
Just saw that you guys are releasing the UHR denim again!
Man I am so happy lol! I am getting a pair in the 888 cut for sure!
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Re: Ultra Heavy Raw (UHR), AKA 21/23oz Denim
« Reply #112 on: January 22, 2022, 11:48:52 am »
666 for me, if the measurements work out. The nice thing about UHR is that the dims often come up a little big, and the shrinkage gives one room to play around.

Per @Simon 's pre and post measurements from earlier in the thread though, it looks like these don't have too much in the way of shrink, no? I feel like this is a good thing, but it might affect your wiggle room.


Standard UK washing machine, 40c (104F) at 400RPM for 60mins

Tag 34 IH-777-UHR Sample

"Screenshot 2021-11-17 at 10.24.27.png"

I washed these on a 60 degree and got another half a inch in length shrink. Waist came in too.

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Re: Ultra Heavy Raw (UHR), AKA 21/23oz Denim
« Reply #113 on: Yesterday at 01:07:23 am »
@spitfiredealer hell yeah — thanks for posting that, man!

That’s wild that you got that much more shrinkage. Guess cos of the agitation from the machine wash? I think the other one was a soak. This is all super useful. Cheers 8)
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Re: Ultra Heavy Raw (UHR), AKA 21/23oz Denim
« Reply #114 on: Yesterday at 06:30:02 am »
I think the other one was a soak. This is all super useful. Cheers 8)

The recommended method with UHR is to soak  first, then wash. This because it is loomstate. The soak activates the cotton fibres and embeds the stitching, the wash gets the shrinkage out.
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Re: Ultra Heavy Raw (UHR), AKA 21/23oz Denim
« Reply #115 on: Yesterday at 10:13:49 am »
I would like to point out washing them as harshly as I did is probably not recommended. I did get some marks from the wash. I only do this because my jeans get stupidly dirty so need it and I know I will fade all the marks out in pretty short amount of time.