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Would you be interested in buying an Army.ca shirt? ($20)

Yes: Black x 1
14 (23.7%)
Yes: Olive Green x 1
24 (40.7%)
Yes: Black x 2
1 (1.7%)
Yes: Olive Green x 2
7 (11.9%)
Yes: More than 2 :D
3 (5.1%)
Yes: Other colour (please post)
4 (6.8%)
No thanks
6 (10.2%)

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« on: June 01, 2004, 14:02:58 »
Hi all,

Well, with the last of the Army.ca T-Shirts almost gone, I'm looking at ordering a new batch. Just got a quote for a batch of 50 that puts the price at $20 each. (That includes a bit of profit to pour back into the site costs.) Unfortunately this is a bit higher than the last batch, but I'm going with a new supplier and I think the quality will be a bit better.

So now I'm canvassing the troops to see who might be interested (voting is not a commitment to buy, but please don't purposely skew the numbers... ;) )

The initial outlay of cash is pretty big, so I'll probably only place the order if there's substantial interest. For those of you who haven't seen them, here's what they look like in black:



Here's a close-up of the logo:



We have an opportunity to change the design, but I generally believe that simple works. I'll also be ordering multiple shirt colours such as olive green, so that they can be worn under combats.


Cheers and thanks for the support -- you guys are what keeps Army.ca going.
« Last Edit: June 15, 2004, 23:16:00 by Mike Bobbitt »

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Re: Army.ca Shirts
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2004, 14:51:01 »
Any chance the tees will come in a size small? :)
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« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2004, 14:59:46 »
I'm sure it won't be a problem, and that's a good pooint: It would be handy to get an idea of sizes. Polls only allow one question in the new software unfortunately though, so a quick post or PM with size info would be handy. Again, it's just for rough planning purposes, but the more info I have the better it will go. :)

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« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2004, 15:01:33 »
Id buy one of each color... If they would come in small...

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« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2004, 15:57:01 »
Good to know. If you haven't voted, please do that, as that's what I'll be using for numbers. General size requirements will come from replies.


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« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2004, 16:03:33 »
I'd buy a shirt if there was more "to it" if you will :)

The Army.ca graphic is good, I think that adding some additional pictures/prints  on the shirts would be a good idea.

For example, for the army, have the shirts have pics of infanteers or a tank etc, air force; a F-18 and so forth, so that they would look similar to some of the cool "course T- shirts" that I've seen around, and wanted, but couldn't get. 

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Re: Army.ca Shirts
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2004, 17:19:55 »
Hi Mike,

Size medium (women's) please, OD.  This is probably a men's small.

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Re: Army.ca Shirts
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2004, 18:04:30 »
may be a silly question, but would it be frowned upon if a civilian (much like myself) bought and presumably wore one of these?


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« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2004, 18:17:38 »
may be a silly question, but would it be frowned upon if a civilian (much like myself) bought and presumably wore one of these?
I'm assuming no, because they are not 'canadian forces issue'. Plus, Mike's getting the money anyway, and the publicity 'oh, cool, where'd you get that cool T-Shirt?'

XL Black for me, I'll let you know when I can afford it. :( i'm broke right now
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« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2004, 20:23:07 »
Sheerin, it's not like a Regimental shirt, so there should be no problems there... (But thanks for checking first... :) )

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« Reply #10 on: June 01, 2004, 20:33:24 »
Just figured I'd check first, i know how it is, some people don't like the wannabes :).

I'd be interested in getting one, probably a XL or XXL.

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« Reply #11 on: June 01, 2004, 21:54:14 »
Large OD probably, depending on method of payment...which is???
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Re: Army.ca Shirts
« Reply #12 on: June 01, 2004, 23:04:23 »
http://army.ca/shirts/ payment methods and sizes etc are on there.
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« Reply #13 on: June 02, 2004, 00:18:54 »
http://army.ca/shirts/ payment methods and sizes etc are on there.

Bah, I shoulda figured that out.  My mistake.  Thanks.
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« Reply #14 on: June 02, 2004, 12:32:57 »
I'll wait till the OD.
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Re: Army.ca Shirts
« Reply #15 on: June 02, 2004, 16:47:48 »
I'd like a medium size, if it's for a 42-44 chest. Otherwise, make mine large, please. Whatever the case, I would like OD as well.

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« Reply #16 on: June 02, 2004, 17:05:09 »
Sounds good. Make sure you also cast your vote in the poll as well, so we have an accurate count. The interest level seems pretty good. A few more and I think I'll be ready to place an order!


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Re: Army.ca Shirts
« Reply #17 on: June 02, 2004, 17:40:28 »
http://army.ca/shirts/ payment methods and sizes etc are on there.


I know you accept the payment by mail, but my question is I mail the $ to u first or u mail the T-shirt to me first.. sry I am noob for this kind of stuff.
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« Reply #18 on: June 02, 2004, 19:44:06 »
Generally I mail the shirt out when I get the cheque. If for some reason I decided to pocket your money, I wouldn't be hard to find... :)

Still, if you're uncomfortable, we can work out a COD system or something like that... I won't take it personally.

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« Reply #19 on: June 02, 2004, 20:01:30 »
Does that $20 price include any taxes? Or would that be added onto it? It didn't say on the other page.
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« Reply #20 on: June 02, 2004, 20:16:14 »
The only additional cost would be shipping. :)

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« Reply #21 on: June 03, 2004, 02:09:54 »
what is COD ?
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« Reply #22 on: June 03, 2004, 07:03:44 »
Cash on Delivery.

I wopuld definitly be interested in getting one. Just got to pay off my credit cardd...  ::)


Mike can we order anytime or should we wait till you get the new shipment in?
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« Reply #23 on: June 03, 2004, 07:47:20 »
Well, based on the interest level that I've seen, I *will* be ordering shirts. Probably today or tomorrow. I expect they'll take a week or 2 to be made. If anyone wants to pre-order I have no issue with that... If you want to wait for the shirts to arrive, that's cool too. Pre-ordering will ensure you get the colour/size you want, but I've got a good idea what to order anyway, so hopefully that won't be an issue.


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« Reply #24 on: June 03, 2004, 11:09:57 »
Cool.
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« Reply #25 on: June 03, 2004, 18:20:41 »
The shirts have been ordered!

They'll be ready around 18-20 June.

Now that it's definite, I'll take pre-orders from anyone who wants to place one. Pre-orders will get first crack at available colours/sizes, so if you want to make sure you get your preferences, you may want to consider it. For more information or to order, see this URL:

http://Army.ca/shirts

Once they're ready, I'll post some pics so you can see them in more detail.


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« Reply #26 on: June 16, 2004, 10:27:58 »
Update: The shirts are due in on Monday the 21st. (Just 4 days away!)

The confirmed logo will look like this:

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« Reply #27 on: June 16, 2004, 11:10:06 »
Hmmmm something is not quite right about these t shirts.....nope...colour is good thats not it....good variety of sizes so thats not it. I got it!

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« Reply #28 on: June 16, 2004, 11:16:55 »
Hey, we're not trying to be The Village People here...! ;)

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« Reply #29 on: June 16, 2004, 11:17:16 »
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« Reply #30 on: June 16, 2004, 11:19:24 »
Hey, we're not trying to be the Village People here...!

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« Reply #31 on: June 16, 2004, 11:19:51 »
Good one Mike! lol You got me :D
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Re: Army.ca Shirts
« Reply #32 on: June 16, 2004, 14:54:43 »
I would get at least one in black.   Either XL or XXL, depending on the cut... so I would have to chance it I guess.   Also, if available, I would be interested in getting one in white and one in gray.

I like the current design and am glad there aren't a bunch of decals all over them.   I like plain t-shirts, or with a simple logo on the left chest, or with a larger logo along the upper back.

Edit:Uh... I completely missed the timeline on this thread.   Duh.
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« Reply #33 on: June 16, 2004, 16:54:01 »
Heheh, no worries... I should have them in hand on Monday, and I'll be able to put up some photos and possibly measurements for size reference.


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