levi 501's not washed in over a year..

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  1. synch22

    synch22 Well-Known Member

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    And I don't think I will wash any time soon. Raw denim looks clean and is ruined by a single wash. No stink or sweat smell.
    Is this crazy?
    I got the idea online, they are shrink to fit.

    Pics by request.

    BTW I own several pairs of Joes, its not a cost issue.
     
  2. Mur

    Mur soon VIP

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    Gotta smell like ass by now. :puke:
     
  3. synch22

    synch22 Well-Known Member

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    Surprisingly no. Never sweated in them or was active. Never packed for luggage . purely wear and remove.
     
  4. Apple the cat

    Apple the cat Moral conscience of the Shed

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    But if they're washed a few times they get soft and comfortable. If you're worried about fading them, just add some blue fabric dye to the wash.
     
  5. Popeye Saavedra

    Popeye Saavedra Well-Known Member

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    Jesus Christ you must be some kind of cheap Jew. Just fucking wash them. It's not like Levis are fucking expensive.
     
  6. eliasbboy

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    You're 100% correct. They are not supposed to be washed. To clean you place them in a plastic bag and freeze them. That will kill any and all bacteria.
     
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    From the cotton field in rural India to the local rag bin, a typical pair of blue jeans consumes 919 gallons of water during its life cycle, Levi Strauss & Company says, or enough to fill about 15 spa-size bathtubs. That includes the water that goes into irrigating the cotton crop, stitching the jeans together and washing them scores of times at home.

    To customers seeking further advice, Levi Strauss suggests washing jeans rarely, if at all — the theory being that putting them in the freezer will kill germs that cause them to smell.
     
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    Popeye Saavedra Well-Known Member

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    And then your freezer smells like ass. :giggle:
     
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    Popeye Saavedra Well-Known Member

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    Freezing doesn't kill bacteria. Just freezes them.
     
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    Popeye Saavedra Well-Known Member

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    I wash my Levis after each time I wear them. I don't give a fuck.
     
  11. Satori Brah

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    thank god it's not a "cost issue" :rolleyes:
     
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    That's what I do.
     
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    Oh, don't get me wrong. I wash my shit.:jj:
     
  14. synch22

    synch22 Well-Known Member

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    Its one pair.... Surprisingly they really hold up no wash no smell.I think the expirement continues.
     
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    I wash my jeans maybe 3 or 4 times per year I'd guess
     
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    Open ass odor
     
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    Gwarn1 Worlds poorest sugar daddy VIP

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    I was free balling it in my 501s last week, I really hit I sshould wash them
     
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    computer blue Well-Known Member

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    how does shrink to fit work? do you wash and dry them once and never wash them again?
     
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    It's a pair of jeans, wash then ya filthy animal.
     
  20. synch22

    synch22 Well-Known Member

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    That's why I won't wash, the water will really shrink em down and the raw denim look will be lost for good.

    The shrink only happens the first time they see water. There are people who post videos of their shrink method while wearing on YouTube.