8458Re: Sorta OT - New Shirts and Fabric at WalMart
- Mar 10 8:53 PMThanks doug, Ihaven't noticed any new styles but I like the ones I
got over the past few year. mine are the mesh like starter dry
star. will have to check out the newer designs, mine are getting
lots of picks and runs but it hasn't hurt the function yet.
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> They're putting out the spring stuff at the local WalMart and I
> two new short-sleeve polyester shirts that look good for warmweather
> hiking. They've previously had synthetic shirts, but with open-weave
> fabric that quickly tends to self-destruct. These are solids withthem
> Athletic Works and Starter labels, in several colors. I mention
> because they're lighter than the ones Target has been sellingunder
> the Prospirit label. The Starter shirts have the seams furthersylnylon,
> forward where they're less likely to be under pack straps.
> I've also seen new fabrics in the bargain bins lately. No
> but there was ripstop in different weights and even a half-bolt ofThe
> Taslan nylon (used for reinforcing patches on outdoor garments).
> distribution of this stuff is rather random though... I livebetween
> country and suburban WalMarts and so I see both the bargain binsand
> the large discount table. And all the good stuff was actually inthe
> suburban bins this time. So: if you have more than one WalMart in
> your area be sure to check as many of them as you can.
> Doug Frost
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