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Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by jim1932, May 12, 2016.

  1. Kinda off topic, but who has cool AUTHENTIC garage shirts. Not the amazon shirt vendors. Looked at most of my vendors and fav's but not collared shirts. TROG, Flop, Old Crow and so on. Any suggestions?
     
  2. 325w
    Joined: Feb 18, 2008
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    Look into Dickies. They have some good shirts.
     
  3. One of my favorites. Just got it. 050.JPG
     
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  4. 3wLarry
    Joined: Mar 11, 2005
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    from Owasso, Ok

    I buy Red Kap work shirts...google it...most are $14-$18 each...good quality...and no wrinkles...just wash/dry/wear...lots of colors
     
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  5. 302GMC
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    Buy 'em at a thrift store. Find old Wranglers or Big Macs made in the USA in the '60s & finish wearing them out. Read the label in the highly over rated "Dickie" to see who made it ...
     
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  6. fender lizard
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    "I buy Red Kap work shirts...google it..."

    Those are perfect!
     
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  7. I like Dickies short sleeved button up shirts. Of course in dark blue or dark green. They take some abuse and I wear them over t-shirts on cooler days. Almost anything washes out of them.
     
  8. Let me clarify, Looking for collared shirts with speed shop or hot rod stuff on them. Seen Dickies and Luck 13. Just wondering what shops put them out.
     
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  9. belair
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    Larry and work shirts. I'm not buyin it.
     
  10. 3wLarry
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    from Owasso, Ok

    tattletale :p
     
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  11. oj
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    Shop apron count? DSC01496.JPG
     
  12. Out in the shop I am usually head to toe Ben Davis, except for my Danner boots. The most indestructible combination i've had. While I have some stains on the shirts, some have taken sever concrete and chemical abuise and not a single thread out of place.
     
  13. rsg2506
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  14. hillsville, 2013 018.jpg

    I bought some Dickies and Jesse James work shirts and had momma sew on automotive patches.
     
  15. Blues4U
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  17. Dino 64
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  18. This is not an "official" Garage Shirt, but it does appeal to some Old Car Guys. :)

    Too bad....jpg
     
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  19. Russ Tee
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    What about the shirt in the HAMB store? blue03_1024x1024.jpg
     
  20. RDP
    Joined: Dec 3, 2010
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    Sacramento Vintage Ford has a few cool ones. You might check them out.
     
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  21. I'm with rsg on this one........not a big T-Shirt guy but I picked up these shorts from Duluth Trading...

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  22. mcyunger
    Joined: Jan 17, 2010
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    mcyunger

    this authentic shop shirt is the only one you should wear. stained with the grease and sweat of a 390 big block and a 50 chevy. maybe some blood mixed in too. the 65 year old grease under my finger nails is a badge of honor. when we go to town i wear a clean t shirt. can i get an amen brothers.
     

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  23. xpletiv
    Joined: Jul 9, 2008
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    from chiburbs

    ^You can have that guy posted right above ya, all of it, 'cos I definitely don't want any!
    :eek: :p
     
  24. Dino 64
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    How did we go from work shirts to gay underwear ?
     
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  25. I like the HAMB one....Only problem with that is that my Boss's name is Rex. Might get a little weird.....
    I can wear anything I want to work (office) and also looking for stuff to wear to car shows etc. Trying to get out of the t-shirts. Looking for places that actually exist, not the made up ones on Amazon or the TV show ones. Would buy a TROG or SCTA one too. Rather have my own made up rather than buy a made up one off Amazon.
     
  26. Been working my way through the HAMB vendors. Would rather advertise for a shop I use.
     

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