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Postby LithiumMetalman » Wed Nov 11, 2009 12:25 am

Well...I'm skinny and short 5'7 and lucky if I hit 120lbs

My waist is about 26"...pants are a pain.....

but, do find things that fit well:

Kids clothes
Asian oriented companies (montbell)
H & M for nicer clothing
80's style clothes (thrift shop)
women's clothing
Hospital garb (scrubs)
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Postby Damien Gildea » Wed Nov 11, 2009 12:33 am

I love stopping into those cowboy/rodeo clown/C&W singer stores on trips through the US. We don't really have them here in Australia. Who knew shirts could be made in such colors!

Here we can't get even get my size in Levi 501s, nothing longer than 34" leg. I take a 34x36 normally or a 33x36 if I've been on an expedition. I haven't bought jeans here in Australia since about 1989.

Lucky make more fashionable jeans at 34x36, but I've usually worn 501s cos they fit best, though some Carhartts are OK too.

One cowboy shop in Colorado I stopped by had Lee jeans at 32 x 38 - WTF wears these?! :shock: :)

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Postby Dow Williams » Wed Nov 11, 2009 3:04 pm

Damien Gildea wrote:One cowboy shop in Colorado I stopped by had Lee jeans at 32 x 38 - WTF wears these?! :shock: :) D


Aus has as many cowboys per capita as any country. You just need to find the right towns mate. Here is the deal, we always wore our pants long. I wore 28x36 back in the day. I have become a little more realistic 30yrs later and now wear 28x34. Didn't want snakes climbing up our boots? I don't know. I know this much, I froze to death, wearing cowboy boots instead of much thicker farmer boots, wore jeans covered in leather chaps versus insulated farmer one piece overalls, wore cowboy hats instead of nice insulated farmer caps with ear flaps and all. Wore leather gloves instead of insulated gloves. We smoked and chewed tobacco as a damn diversion from the fricking cold. Of course part of it was many of us could not afford all that farmer stuff, one set of clothes for all seasons. But I did own a down jacket by god. That was sweet.
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Postby Holk » Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:52 am

A big thank you to everyone here. Saving one 6'3" 150lber a lot of expense and run around.
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Re: Skinny

Postby MoapaPk » Fri Nov 13, 2009 1:05 am

LithiumMetalman wrote:women's clothing


I often buy women's extra large for fleece tops and synthetic tees -- they come in brighter colors, and often go on sale, because the XL size is just not popular with women. But the womens' pants... well they just never fit right, strangely tight in the crotch.
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Re: Skinny

Postby Hotoven » Tue Nov 17, 2009 4:52 pm

MoapaPk wrote:
LithiumMetalman wrote:women's clothing


I often buy women's extra large for fleece tops and synthetic tees -- they come in brighter colors, and often go on sale, because the XL size is just not popular with women. But the womens' pants... well they just never fit right, strangely tight in the crotch.


Just don't tell your climbing boys that your climbing in womans clothing, you will never hear the end of it.

That is a good idea though, if you don't mind the snug torso fit.
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Postby MoapaPk » Tue Nov 17, 2009 5:02 pm

My waist is size small, chest size large, so the only problem with W XL is the shoulders.
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Postby pvalchev » Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:40 pm

kovarpa wrote:
Dow Williams wrote:
pvalchev wrote:180lbs


Somebody has been eating way too many pop tarts.


skinny fat.


and cupcakes are the new pop tarts.
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Postby Alpinisto » Wed Nov 18, 2009 12:53 am

pvalchev wrote:
and cupcakes are the new pop tarts.


Pancakes.

(Oh, wait...wrong board. Sorry.)
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