The Official Samurai Denim and Apparel Thread

September 20, 2010 @ 15:28:36
your water isn't getting hot enough up there ^ i suggest boiling some in a pot(s)



Edit* S&WSON lookin' goooood


wowzers nice pants &)
September 20, 2010 @ 15:37:33
Told you those had more shrinkage in them! Now that looks like a 710 fit, much more flattering for your body.


Haha yes, you were definitely right about the shrinkage! Thanks again.
September 20, 2010 @ 15:43:43
^ You happier with the fit?
September 20, 2010 @ 15:49:15
Yeah I am.

I was scared that it was going to shrink too much but it shrank perfectly! Definitely liking the fit more than before. Now I can wear the shit out of them.
September 20, 2010 @ 16:57:23
nice fixed fit GOLDENi, and yours is looking steezy S&WSON.

danks guize. still no washes on mines, not yet stinky or dirty since the the third soak. prolly won't wash for a long time now that i'm rotating with my eternals.
September 20, 2010 @ 19:07:51
thought i'd join the fit pic club. about 1.5 mo.s in

September 20, 2010 @ 19:48:12
soaked my 710's in boiling water yesterday and only thing that I found that shrank drastically was the inseam, any insights? and even though the waist for a size 30 on BiG says it's 31.5 I measured it yesterday and it was a true 30 and now when I measure it it still remained at 30. I think it's because I probably soaked it normally and not inside out?
September 20, 2010 @ 22:03:50
Inside out or normal is basically makes no difference in terms of shrinking.
September 21, 2010 @ 10:50:19
soaked my 710's in boiling water yesterday and only thing that I found that shrank drastically was the inseam, any insights? and even though the waist for a size 30 on BiG says it's 31.5 I measured it yesterday and it was a true 30 and now when I measure it it still remained at 30. I think it's because I probably soaked it normally and not inside out?


Are you sure you measured the same way both times? To me, it seems really unusual that the inseam could shrink "drastically" without any shrinkage at all in the waist.
September 21, 2010 @ 13:35:02
yes I'm sure, I measured the waist right before soak to see how much it would shrink. I measured it with dip and it came out 30 pre and post soak. just the inseam shrank from 36 - 34
September 21, 2010 @ 13:50:18
yes I'm sure, I measured the waist right before soak to see how much it would shrink. I measured it with dip and it came out 30 pre and post soak. just the inseam shrank from 36 - 34


Fair enough then. I've actually had similar experiences at times with unsanforized denim, where the inseam shrank a lot but the waist shrank very little, but I've always had some shrinkage. Do they fit the same on you as before that soak?
September 21, 2010 @ 16:20:03
Just got done with my hot wash, currently in the dryer in high temp.


I thought dryer damages the denim / makes it extremely soft.
September 21, 2010 @ 16:43:22
your water isn't getting hot enough up there ^ i suggest boiling some in a pot(s)



Edit* S&WSON lookin' goooood


my fav pair of sams on here smokeyface
September 21, 2010 @ 17:56:43
bonus l0l: pre-soak


l0000l

ig @hentaiwarlord

September 21, 2010 @ 18:02:23
I thought dryer damages the denim / makes it extremely soft.


I guess you thought wrong, mine came out pretty damn stiff out the dryer & it definitely took care of the shrinking. No damage done either.
September 21, 2010 @ 18:03:35
^
yeah thats what i thought too, thats why i hang dry all the time every time

anyways...

got my 710's in today blushing



red tab and seagull arches

bonus l0l: pre-soak


cant button my top 2 buttons yet smh


damn. ain't nothin like a crisp pair of sams.
September 21, 2010 @ 18:20:09
About 6 months in.





Nice looks fantabulous &)
September 21, 2010 @ 18:58:16
^
yeah thats what i thought too, thats why i hang dry all the time every time

anyways...

got my 710's in today blushing



red tab and seagull arches

bonus l0l: pre-soak


cant button my top 2 buttons yet smh


where did u order from?
September 21, 2010 @ 20:10:16
Man I wish I could justify 300$ on these jeans.
So totally awesome.

Right now my most expensive pair is 24oz Naked Famous Weird Guy Slevedge.
How do these compare? (Newb alert)
September 21, 2010 @ 20:12:01
These are WAY superior than N&F denim. N&F honestly doesn't come close in terms of quality.
The price tag is that high for a reason, definitely worth it.
I have a pair of Weird Guys btw.
September 21, 2010 @ 20:29:51
Hopefully Rakuten updates soon i need a 29. Have no clue why i ended up selling mine
September 21, 2010 @ 21:08:07
These are WAY superior than N&F denim. N&F honestly doesn't come close in terms of quality.
The price tag is that high for a reason, definitely worth it.
I have a pair of Weird Guys btw.


It's like comparing Major League Baseball to Triple-A.
September 21, 2010 @ 21:08:53
These are WAY superior than N&F denim. N&F honestly doesn't come close in terms of quality.
The price tag is that high for a reason, definitely worth it.
I have a pair of Weird Guys btw.


Thanks for the info.

I figured as much, these are very highly regarded around teh internets.
Maybe one day I'll kop it in the B&S for cheaper.
September 23, 2010 @ 01:02:15
These are WAY superior than N&F denim. N&F honestly doesn't come close in terms of quality.
The price tag is that high for a reason, definitely worth it.
I have a pair of Weird Guys btw.


I agree, I own a couple of pairs of N&F and maybe 10 pairs of various higher-end Japanese brands, including Samurai, and there is no comparison in the construction quality. The Japanese brands are all pretty close to each other in build quality, but the N&F isn't even in the same league as any of them.
September 23, 2010 @ 10:53:59
my 710s came in last night!!! i forgot to take pre soak pics but theyre still drying right now.
September 23, 2010 @ 12:39:42
I guess you thought wrong, mine came out pretty damn stiff out the dryer & it definitely took care of the shrinking. No damage done either.


Guess almost every reputable source on the internet is wrong then. Don't you just hate it when that happens?

Could I get a second opinion, please?
September 23, 2010 @ 13:18:18
Dryers won't do any damage to the denim. They'll be a little bit softer than if you were to hang dry them, but nothing "extreme" that your other sources suggest.
September 23, 2010 @ 14:04:23
Someone sell me some Samurai's.

I have 32-33" inch waist!
September 23, 2010 @ 14:19:33
your water isn't getting hot enough up there ^ i suggest boiling some in a pot(s)



Edit* S&WSON lookin' goooood


So nice. Thinking about soaking mine soon.
September 23, 2010 @ 14:41:44
I'm looking for 710s bin good price in size 28. Hit me if you have these.

I miss old HB...

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