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Ultrafil and with the Adidas Trefoil! Nice score! 

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Now THAT is my kind of Adidas jersey. Outstanding.

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It's lovely, isn't that advertising though?

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So, I paid my invoice at about 9:30am...and I had it in my hands at 4:45pm. Not too bad.

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Talk about cheap. The crest and all the numbers are heat-pressed. Still, an Olympic jersey for $500.00 is a deal; no matter the player. It's even better when there's actually some NOTICEABLE wear on the front!

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I was in on one Olympic jersey with a local player connection. However, I was not going to pay for a GI in the $500 range. It seemed like the prices were more clustered together than the WJCs back in January. Nice get with the white, but those blues most be pretty sharp in-person. 

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6 minutes ago, Brilliant! said:

So, I paid my invoice at about 9:30am...and I had it in my hands at 4:45pm. Not too bad.


 

Talk about cheap. The crest and all the numbers are heat-pressed. Still, an Olympic jersey for $500.00 is a deal; no matter the player. It's even better when there's actually some NOTICEABLE wear on the front!

Do they have the tracking chips sewn behind the nameplates? My Canada gamer has one

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Yes! It's such a big goofy piece of plastic too. When I read 'microchip', I thought...you know...MICROCHIP. Not a mid-90's anti-theft ink tag from the mall. It had to be uncomfortable for them to wear that thing on their neck.

I considered the blue ones but I went with the white to honor the Russia game my friends and I had to go to a Rutgers dump bar at 7am on Saturday to watch. That was probably the drunkest I've ever been before 10am.

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18 minutes ago, Brilliant! said:

I considered the blue ones but I went with the white to honor the Russia game my friends and I had to go to a Rutgers dump bar at 7am on Saturday to watch. That was probably the drunkest I've ever been before 10am.

Still setting personal records after this long? Impressive. 

I was watching the royal jerseys pretty close, but they all went for more than I was comfortable spending. Bummer. I do like them, even if they're heat pressed Swifts.

 

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I was thinking about going after Welch's blue one to get a matching set but I decided against it at the end. One crappy-looking jersey from a lousy tournament is definitely enough for me. Besides, there's a few things in the gameworn auction that I'm looking at so I'd rather go for those...including something I've NEVER seen before.

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14 hours ago, Brilliant! said:

Yes! It's such a big goofy piece of plastic too. When I read 'microchip', I thought...you know...MICROCHIP. Not a mid-90's anti-theft ink tag from the mall. It had to be uncomfortable for them to wear that thing on their neck.

 

It’s pretty uncomfortable wearing on the couch too!

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14 hours ago, Brilliant! said:

 

Talk about cheap. The crest and all the numbers are heat-pressed. Still, an Olympic jersey for $500.00 is a deal; no matter the player. It's even better when there's actually some NOTICEABLE wear on the front!

What I find funny about that is that I bought one of the royal replicas at the USA Hockey store in Las Vegas during the Olympics and the USA crest and letters are sewn on. 

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Today's haul from Bobcat:

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Nice looking Kings trio!

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I’m glad they got them done so....

...Quick!!!

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11 hours ago, mfitz804 said:

I’m glad they got them done so....

...Quick!!!

Zing!!

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On 5/17/2018 at 4:08 PM, Brilliant! said:

Not too bad.Talk about cheap. The crest and all the numbers are heat-pressed. Still, an Olympic jersey for $500.00 is a deal; no matter the player.

It seems that all IIHF jerseys, except Canada, have gone that route. I just hope they don't end up going full sublimation to save costs. Does anyone know how long Nike has the IIHF for?

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I'm finally getting around to posting some that I received and got customized:

1991-92 Ron Hextall Philadelphia Flyers Away Jersey Size 48

1991-92 Ron Hextall Philadelphia Flyers Away Jersey Front1991-92 Ron Hextall Philadelphia Flyers Away Jersey Back

1995-96 Paul Karyia Mighty Ducks of Anaheim Away Jersey Size 54

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1995-96 John Vanbiesbrouck Florida Panthers Away Stanley Cup Jersey Size 52

1995-96 John Vanbiesbrouck Florida Panthers Away Jersey Front1995-96 John Vanbiesbrouck Florida Panthers Away Jersey Back

1997-98 Shane Doan Phoenix Coyotes Home Jersey Size 54-R - Team Issued Made In Berlin, WI 

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I might end up selling this Doan jersey, as I already have a KOHO Roenick Black Coyotes jersey. PM me if your interested.

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5 hours ago, spudrock512 said:

I'm finally getting around to posting some that I received and got customized:

1997-98 Shane Doan Phoenix Coyotes Home Jersey Size 54-R - Team Issued Made In Berlin, WI

What did you use for nameplate material? Every so often I look for a Katchina, Poo Bear, and Robo Pens Starter, but if they don't come with name plate material I never commit.

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1 hour ago, mdwsta4 said:

What did you use for nameplate material? Every so often I look for a Katchina, Poo Bear, and Robo Pens Starter, but if they don't come with name plate material I never commit.

I was able to find the proper "Star-Knit" Material for the jersey.  So, the nameplate matches the jersey.

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The hardest stuff to find is the green Pro Player material. I searched for YEARS on that and could never find it. Hell, Keener couldn't even get it sublimated right. The only real option I had was to buy another pro jersey and cut it up. But that's ridiculous.

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I used to hate the Panthers jerseys when they entered the league.  Now I find them to be amazing.  Nice haul

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Not sure if I'd exactly call this a new pickup, but...

Was a Penguins practice jersey that I stripped. Had an Indo-zero Hawks jersey that I also stripped. Now...

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Will be sending off to EPS or CSL to have the logos sewn on and probably done up as a Kane. If you're wondering why I went to all this trouble it was for a few reasons. 1. I've never seen a Hawks practice jersey in size 54 and that's the biggest size I can wear comfortably without pads (prefer 50). 2. Hawks practice jerseys that do come up seem to be few and far between and often go for $300+. 3. Got the Pens jersey for $75 and sold the crest/sponsorship patch for $35. The Indo Hawks only cost me $70 and I'm sure I can sell the stripped jersey for at least $30. Got the patch for free with a pair of Pro Stock Blackhawks gloves. Even after paying to have everything sewn, it'll only have cost me $125-150 out of pocket which I think is a pretty great price. 

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1 hour ago, mdwsta4 said:

Not sure if I'd exactly call this a new pickup, but...

Was a Penguins practice jersey that I stripped. Had an Indo-zero Hawks jersey that I also stripped. Now...

Will be sending off to EPS or CSL to have the logos sewn on and probably done up as a Kane. If you're wondering why I went to all this trouble it was for a few reasons. 1. I've never seen a Hawks practice jersey in size 54 and that's the biggest size I can wear comfortably without pads (prefer 50). 2. Hawks practice jerseys that do come up seem to be few and far between and often go for $300+. 3. Got the Pens jersey for $75 and sold the crest/sponsorship patch for $35. The Indo Hawks only cost me $70 and I'm sure I can sell the stripped jersey for at least $30. Got the patch for free with a pair of Pro Stock Blackhawks gloves. Even after paying to have everything sewn, it'll only have cost me $125-150 out of pocket which I think is a pretty great price. 

More math than I typically like in my IJ experience, but I'll allow it.

Clearly you went the correct route price-wise, and if you don't mind the trouble of stripping/re-selling stuff (I know I do not, its part of the hobby, and its time I can spend working on something I already spent money on rather than looking for more things to spend money on), it makes total sense. 

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1 hour ago, mdwsta4 said:

Not sure if I'd exactly call this a new pickup, but...

Was a Penguins practice jersey that I stripped. Had an Indo-zero Hawks jersey that I also stripped. Now...

Will be sending off to EPS or CSL to have the logos sewn on and probably done up as a Kane. If you're wondering why I went to all this trouble it was for a few reasons. 1. I've never seen a Hawks practice jersey in size 54 and that's the biggest size I can wear comfortably without pads (prefer 50). 2. Hawks practice jerseys that do come up seem to be few and far between and often go for $300+. 3. Got the Pens jersey for $75 and sold the crest/sponsorship patch for $35. The Indo Hawks only cost me $70 and I'm sure I can sell the stripped jersey for at least $30. Got the patch for free with a pair of Pro Stock Blackhawks gloves. Even after paying to have everything sewn, it'll only have cost me $125-150 out of pocket which I think is a pretty great price. 

Not bad!

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2 hours ago, mdwsta4 said:

Not sure if I'd exactly call this a new pickup, but...

Was a Penguins practice jersey that I stripped. Had an Indo-zero Hawks jersey that I also stripped. Now...

Will be sending off to EPS or CSL to have the logos sewn on and probably done up as a Kane. If you're wondering why I went to all this trouble it was for a few reasons. 1. I've never seen a Hawks practice jersey in size 54 and that's the biggest size I can wear comfortably without pads (prefer 50). 2. Hawks practice jerseys that do come up seem to be few and far between and often go for $300+. 3. Got the Pens jersey for $75 and sold the crest/sponsorship patch for $35. The Indo Hawks only cost me $70 and I'm sure I can sell the stripped jersey for at least $30. Got the patch for free with a pair of Pro Stock Blackhawks gloves. Even after paying to have everything sewn, it'll only have cost me $125-150 out of pocket which I think is a pretty great price. 

Nice! Are the Indo crests the same as the Canadian ones? I've always wondered that...

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