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Old 07-11-2012, 05:55 PM
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Moisture Wicking shirts laser etched (anyone heard of this?)

I was shopping for a new shirt. My request was light weight and not to hot while in the sun. Especially important with the summer we are having this year!
I came across a company that offers a moisture wicking t-shirt that is laser etched. I never heard of this, but the sales person said it wears a lot better because it is not embroidered or screen printed, which adds weight and takes away from how the shirt breathes. Laser etching on the other hand has the logo burned into the fabric leaving a permanent imprint of your logo. So the end result is shirt that has your logo, but you can not feel it when you wear it. I was told I could have a logo on the front and back for $12 a shirt. (that is with a min of 24)

Has anyone ever heard of this? What do you think?
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Old 07-11-2012, 06:11 PM
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Old 07-11-2012, 06:15 PM
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it's a local shop.

http://www.dunmordesigns.com/Service...r_etching.html
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Old 07-11-2012, 06:18 PM
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Sounds like a nice feature for a grayscale logo.

been looking for some good shirt too.
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Old 07-11-2012, 08:12 PM
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thats pretty cool, shame you can't have color but very cool. wouldn't wash out i'd think
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Old 07-11-2012, 10:39 PM
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I heard these moisture wicking shirts go in the same category as brown patch fungus.
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:39 AM
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I like the idea of this shirt, the only struggle I have is the one color. I do like the look of this sample. (it's a sample at their shop) Super nice shirt, very light, you can't feel the embellishment (which I think is very cool).
What do you think of the look?
I am still trying to decide.
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:49 AM
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The website did not show the shirt options.

I think the cool fabric is a valid one, too bad most of them seem geared toward sports, outdoor activities and not really a work shirt design. The closest work shirt design is more like a regular button down.
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:55 AM
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Yes their website is not geared towards selling shirts. Just a informational website. When I went to the show room they had the t-shirt in the image and nice polo shirts. Not the typical work shirt for a landscaper, but I thought they looked good, and the polos are sharp. A little different, a lot lighter and cooler for the hot days, but I don't see too many people with them, so that is why I wanted to get everyones opinion.
Is there a reason why, or is this just new technology and perhaps something we will see in the near future?
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Old 07-12-2012, 11:13 AM
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Yes their website is not geared towards selling shirts. Just a informational website. When I went to the show room they had the t-shirt in the image and nice polo shirts. Not the typical work shirt for a landscaper, but I thought they looked good, and the polos are sharp. A little different, a lot lighter and cooler for the hot days, but I don't see too many people with them, so that is why I wanted to get everyones opinion.
Is there a reason why, or is this just new technology and perhaps something we will see in the near future?
I hope someone comes up with a better shirt design for outdoor workers.
My guys like long sleeves, even in hot weather.
Some gilled materials, more wicking, loose fitting shirts, with some zippered cargo pockets, button downs, looking kind of professional but also with some bright stripes on them for visability.

The etching of logos could be cool but it limits the colors. Least of my concerns either way.
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