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Offline Giles

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #10680 on: January 05, 2017, 05:43:54 pm »
 :D :D
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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #10681 on: January 05, 2017, 11:27:39 pm »
Who knew you guys are actually telco nerds :)

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #10682 on: January 09, 2017, 04:15:23 pm »
If I choose the 'stack' option, and I get impatient later on can I just pay the postage?

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #10683 on: January 09, 2017, 04:25:45 pm »
Yes
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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #10684 on: January 09, 2017, 04:28:01 pm »
Thanks Giles

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #10685 on: January 13, 2017, 05:04:32 pm »
weightlifter question: if i can get one of my guys (or several) to order direct (not a retailer), would IHW be willing to take thigh dimensions from the customer to check if some tailoring can be done on site?
follow up: how much?

details: literally between the crotch and knee

thanks,
Mike

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #10686 on: January 13, 2017, 05:35:28 pm »
By IHW do you mean IHUK?  The only tailoring we do is chainstitching.  But we are more than happy to help to see if any of the styles we make will work.  Currently the largest thighed jeans we do are the 1955S, but the new cut we are working on will have a larger thigh than most of our models....

http://www.ironheart.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=9693.0
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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #10687 on: January 14, 2017, 04:46:50 am »
yes that's it, IHUK. Thanks! Minor alterations then. I'll pass this along

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #10688 on: January 21, 2017, 12:34:23 pm »
I'm wanting to accelerate the fade of a pair of my IH's and value the opinions of this forum. aka wash /dry repeatedly.   so... should i choose my xhs or s-b's?

I'd also thought about doing an ISO/WTB thread for a faded pr but not many other larger size peeps around.
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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #10689 on: January 21, 2017, 12:56:47 pm »
There is no route to accelerate fades, other than wear harder.  You want them to be generally lighter all over with no contrast, then wash the shit out of them, but remember, indigo is oxidised onto the surface of the warp, you need to abrade that to make the warp lighter.  Doing that means washing right side out, washing right side out is a recipe for white line disaster.

My honest opinion is, don't try.
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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #10690 on: January 21, 2017, 01:01:03 pm »
Thanks Sir. Will post a wtb then. :/

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #10691 on: January 24, 2017, 11:54:52 pm »
I'm wanting to accelerate the fade of a pair of my IH's and value the opinions of this forum. aka wash /dry repeatedly.   so... should i choose my xhs or s-b's?

I'd also thought about doing an ISO/WTB thread for a faded pr but not many other larger size peeps around.
I think the analogy has something to do with making bourbon. From time to time people experiment with ways to speed up the aging process,like using a smaller barrel,and the end result is never very good. It just takes a long time to make bourbon and age denim. The silver lining is it's worth it.

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #10692 on: January 25, 2017, 01:06:38 am »
I would never soak my denim in bourbon. Well. Recycled maybe.

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #10693 on: January 25, 2017, 01:20:53 am »
Noble denim has partnered with Bulleit bourbon and soaked/aged some of their jeans in bourbon barrels. Came out pretty cool,was impossible to get a pair. Their reasoning being that bourbon starts out white and changes color as it ages and denim  turns white over time as it ages. There's a pretty cool video,about it, on YouTube.

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Re: Random questions to which you seek an answer
« Reply #10694 on: January 25, 2017, 02:07:12 am »
Yep. Its a cool vid. ~3+ years ago.

Wonder how thy look now. Will have to research and post pics if i find any.