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Old 03-22-2019, 07:36 AM
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Guys, I am 50 years old, and have worn an undershirt pretty much 5 days a week for the past 30 years. As such I have owned darn near every brand including some very expensive undershirts. My wife just recently picked me up a pack of Kirkland brand from Costco and they are awesome...straight up legit. Just thought I'd share. I'm seriously not affiliated in any way, to me this is worth sharing.
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Old 03-22-2019, 07:51 AM
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Great quality. my only complaint is the sleeves are too long to wear with a lot of polo's. They hang out the end of the sleeves.
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I haven’t worn an undershirt since 2005.
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Old 03-22-2019, 08:41 AM
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Originally Posted by autobaun70 View Post
Great quality. my only complaint is the sleeves are too long to wear with a lot of polo's. They hang out the end of the sleeves.
This drives me banana sandwiches. I wear undershirts under polos to cut down on washing make make them last longer.
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Old 03-22-2019, 08:45 AM
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Originally Posted by jhendric View Post
Guys, I am 50 years old, and have worn an undershirt pretty much 5 days a week for the past 30 years. As such I have owned darn near every brand including some very expensive undershirts. My wife just recently picked me up a pack of Kirkland brand from Costco and they are awesome...straight up legit. Just thought I'd share. I'm seriously not affiliated in any way, to me this is worth sharing.
That's been pretty much my experience as well. I don't know who actually makes them, but they definitely are a cut above everything else. I had a mix of different brands, and every once in a while I'd pick up another 3 pack, and then ditch whatever 3 were in the worst shape. Then I noticed that the Costco ones are a little thicker and last a lot longer. Every time I was replacing my worst 3, it was never any of the Costco ones. Now I just buy the Costco ones and no other brands.
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Old 03-22-2019, 09:00 AM
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I've been wearing the CK V Neck ones from Costco. Not a super deep V which drove me nuts, but enough of one that they don't show with most shirts I wear. Sleeves are also a good length.
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Old 03-22-2019, 09:04 AM
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What makes them better?
Style does not matter.
Fit does not matter as long as it fits (not too short so doesn't stay tucked in or like above sleeve too long).
Better quality fabric, i.e. softer?
Do they not get armpit stains?

To me an undershirt is an undershirt so I am curious. I have used Hanes for decades.
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Old 03-22-2019, 09:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Locke N Load View Post
What makes them better?
Style does not matter.
Fit does not matter as long as it fits (not too short so doesn't stay tucked in or like above sleeve too long).
Better quality fabric, i.e. softer?
Do they not get armpit stains?

To me an undershirt is an undershirt so I am curious. I have used Hanes for decades.
They are definitely the appropriate thickness. Not too thick (hot), but not thin and cheap. They don't tend to bunch up nearly as much as others.

I like an undershirt under a polo on warmer days in the winter, which these don't work well for. They are the best I've worn with anything long sleeve.
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I haven’t worn an undershirt since 2005.
Try it, no one wants to see your old man nipples protruding from your shirt.
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Old 03-22-2019, 09:26 AM
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Originally Posted by SouthpawHD View Post
Try it, no one wants to see your old man nipples protruding from your shirt.
I am going to give the Costco a try about tired of replacing ragged out hanes shirts every few months .
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I don't even own a button down anymore. But I wear white t shirts for work around the house. Hanes no tags at Target, $8.99 for ten, less 30% clearance. I'm stocked for the next couple years.
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Old 03-22-2019, 09:40 AM
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Duluth Trading company v-neck are far better!
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Old 03-22-2019, 09:48 AM
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What kind of person wears an undershirt with a polo?

Let me guess cuffed and pleated dockers too?
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Old 03-22-2019, 09:54 AM
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What kind of person wears an undershirt with a polo?

Let me guess cuffed and pleated dockers too?
The only time I do is cooler weather. All of my polo's are micro fiber, which is great in the summer, but too cold when it's 45-60 degrees. I much prefer short sleeves to long, whenever feasible.
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Old 03-22-2019, 10:03 AM
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Sleeves? You mean the thin strap part that goes over top of your shoulder?
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Old 03-22-2019, 10:06 AM
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Valid point on the sleve lenght but that being said most of the other brands ive owed protruded from a polo too.

What makes them better is they are the right thicknes, 100% cotton, thread count, price point.

As stated above if an undershirt is too thin you can still see through them when wearing a white shirt.....no one wants that.
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Originally Posted by Danny33486 View Post
What kind of person wears an undershirt with a polo?

Let me guess cuffed and pleated dockers too?
Negative. I usually don't in the summer because it's too hot but I'll wear a V neck undershirt so that you can't see it under a polo when the weathers not oppressive.

I only own one pair of (non pleated) khakis.
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I'll look for the Kirkland, thanks.

I have long lasting T's and some were from fishing tournaments. One day I checked the tag (or stamp) in the collar and they were Gildan.
https://www.gildan.com/shop/men/t-shirts
Some were several years old and no bacon collar or stretched out.
The only way I knew how old this one was because I knew it came from a certain tournament a lone time ago.


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Originally Posted by SouthpawHD View Post
Try it, no one wants to see your old man nipples protruding from your shirt.
speak for yourself
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Originally Posted by Lou Gill View Post
Duluth Trading company v-neck are far better!
Absolutely. I have both the crew and v-neck. The Kirkland ones are nice but a bit heavy. They’re all shop rags now except for a couple of them...
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