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Posted: 3/8/2013 3:01:12 PM EDT
So I ordered a pair of 505's from Amazon, and got them today.

I swear my pillow case is thicker than this stuff. Kinda pathetic in all honesty.

The work jeans I got from Target (Wrangler I think) seem far more durable are are half the cost.
Link Posted: 3/8/2013 3:07:44 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/8/2013 3:13:07 PM EDT by Hueto]
Must have bought prewashed. Everyone assumes that all new jeans are thinner than they used to be. Levis in particular have always used 12-14 oz denim. Shrink to fits and prewashed start out the same, but by the time the prewashed undergo the enzyme processes and faux finishing, they end up being lighter.

I assure you that raw shrink to fit 501s are still heavy.
Link Posted: 3/8/2013 3:08:27 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/8/2013 3:09:21 PM EDT by Paul]
Link Posted: 3/8/2013 3:08:59 PM EDT
I like light jeans and they dont make light jeans anymore they are all really dark blues sucks
Link Posted: 3/8/2013 3:10:02 PM EDT
You are aware that Levi´s is actively contributing Money to anti gun organizations and hasd been doing that for quite some time now, are you?!
Link Posted: 3/8/2013 3:12:08 PM EDT
Fuck Levi's and their anti-gun shenanigans.
Link Posted: 3/8/2013 3:12:11 PM EDT
Wranglers do,have really nice denim, pretty thick.

The only problem for me is they just don't fit me right. I have absolutely no ass and it looks like a family of 4 moved out of my jeans with Wranglers
Link Posted: 3/8/2013 3:12:22 PM EDT
They are not the same orginization they were 10 yrs ago. google it.
Link Posted: 3/8/2013 3:13:19 PM EDT
Levis are for hippies.

Get some 5.11 tactical pants.

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Link Posted: 3/8/2013 3:18:12 PM EDT
Originally Posted By 13starsinax:
They are not the same orginization they were 10 yrs ago. google it.

That's probably the last time I bought a pair. They used to fit nice I swear they are sizing down to save cost or something. 5.11's for me now that I was able to try a pair before I bought.
Link Posted: 3/8/2013 3:22:09 PM EDT
I purchased two pair of Levis back in June of last year from Amazon for casual wear. They lasted 4-5 months of casual use. Garbage.
I have a few pair of USA made Carharrt that are probably 4 to 5 years old and still wearable.
Link Posted: 3/8/2013 3:24:27 PM EDT
My latest Levi's jeans SUCK.
Link Posted: 3/8/2013 3:25:09 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/8/2013 3:34:10 PM EDT
Back during the Clinton regime I sent them an e-mail voicing my disapproval of their contributions to the "Brady Bunch". I was shocked to receive an actual personal reply, but basically we agreed to disagree. I promised them then that they would never make another dime off of me and I keep my promises.
Link Posted: 3/8/2013 3:36:46 PM EDT
My 514 rigid selvedge is around 11-12oz denim. Good for hotter days. I have some 14.5oz denim and that shit gets hot.

FWIW, the original Levi's from the 1890s were 9oz.

Wrangler 13MWZ if you want inexpensive quality jeans.
Link Posted: 3/8/2013 3:48:52 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Paul:
Levis = Rabid Anti-Gun.

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