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  1. #1
    BadAss Hooligan
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    Feb 2017
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    near Hamburg, Germany

    My wife is the best...

    I'm a big fan of the TV series How I Met Your Mother and I always envied Marshall from that show for his vintage Kawasaki Racing shirt.
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    My daughters and wife have tried for months to find this or a similar one in eBay or somewhere else but never found it.

    So my wife took the best still shot she could find of this shirt and experimented with a shirt shop nearby to come up with a reproduction.
    We have our tenth anniversary tomorrow and she couldn't wait to surprise me with this so I got it today already.
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    It is almost perfect to me - the only (negligible to me) difference is that the original has twin stripes at the sleeves.
    I am a happy boy.

    Shipping costs:
    Mainland Europe 4,89EUR.
    GB 10EUR
    Sizes:
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    List of orders:
    - Coert, 2x XL
    - Deerslayer (Gordon) 2x XL
    - the-atc-kid, XXXL
    (- the-atc-kiddess, XXL female V-neck) pending availability
    Last edited by Black-ZRX; 09-24-2019 at 03:08 PM. Reason: Turned pic
    Godspeed Jaco. You're missed down here mate.

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    Hooligan
    Join Date
    Jan 2019
    Location
    Netherlands

    Re: My wife is the best...

    It looks good Heino!
    The eyes are the window of the soul.

    #10174 Z650b1 '77, Z650b2 '78, ZRX 1100 R '98, ZRX 1200 R '01.

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    Hooligan
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    Belfast, Ireland

    Re: My wife is the best...

    This is the same wife who bought you Gypsy?
    Does she have an unattached sister who isn't too fussy about a bloke's looks, weight, lack of youth, finances, personal hygiene, intelligence and social skills?
    2006 ZRX 1200R in proper flat lime green.
    1982 Z400J3 - the project..

  4. #4
    BadAss Hooligan
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    North Kawrolina

    Re: My wife is the best...

    Quote Originally Posted by kwackman View Post
    This is the same wife who bought you Gypsy?
    Does she have an unattached sister who isn't too fussy about a bloke's looks, weight, lack of youth, finances, personal hygiene, intelligence and social skills?
    Go for a ride. Take it easy.


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    BadAss Hooligan
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
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    near Hamburg, Germany

    Re: My wife is the best...

    Sorry guys. I haven't forgotten about this but an annoying flu has been grounding me over the last couple days.
    I will get back to this as soon as possible and handle your tee requests.
    Godspeed Jaco. You're missed down here mate.

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    Hooligan
    Join Date
    Jan 2019
    Location
    Netherlands

    Re: My wife is the best...

    Quote Originally Posted by Black-ZRX View Post
    Sorry guys. I haven't forgotten about this but an annoying flu has been grounding me over the last couple days.
    I will get back to this as soon as possible and handle your tee requests.
    Your not the only one Heino, got the flu also last week, but am getting better everyday.
    Don't hurry, getting better is way more important!

    Greetings, Coert.
    The eyes are the window of the soul.

    #10174 Z650b1 '77, Z650b2 '78, ZRX 1100 R '98, ZRX 1200 R '01.

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    Wildcat Hooligan
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Location
    Central KY

    Re: My wife is the best...

    Thats really cool!

    Sent from my LM-V405 using Tapatalk
    Godspeed Brian, I hope you get that Mitsubishi flyin' in heaven bro. I will always miss you.

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    BadAss Hooligan
    Join Date
    May 2017
    Location
    Hertfordshire, UK

    Re: My wife is the best...

    Happy anniversary Heino. Wish you both best wishes.

    Cool present Dude

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    Bak. Derk-derka ala. Derka derka, Mohammed Jihad. Baka sherpa-sherpa. Abaka-la.

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    Slip and Slide
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    Jan 2008
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    Springfield MA

    Re: My wife is the best...

    If they made a batch of these shirts, I'd be in for one or two

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    BadAss Hooligan
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Nova Scotia, CANADA

    Re: My wife is the best...

    Quote Originally Posted by salnap View Post
    If they made a batch of these shirts, I'd be in for one or two
    X2

    Sent from my speak & spell.
    1999 green ZRX 1100

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    Just call me Gordon
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    Aug 2015
    Location
    Springbranch TEXAS

    Re: My wife is the best...

    Happy anniversary Heino. Very KEWL You got a keeper for sure

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    BadAss Hooligan
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
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    near Hamburg, Germany

    Re: My wife is the best...

    Thank you guys.

    Davy, she has two sisters - one is even living in GB (in the north of London). If one should separate from her hubby, I'll let you know.

    If there is interest in this shirt, I would organize a group buy and collect orders. I think it would be the best (considering shipping costs) to send them in one pack to the US and you guys have them distributed over there.
    I will have to get a quote on the shipping costs when I know how many need to be sent.

    In ole Europe shipping separately would make no difference I guess. To Ireland I paid 10 for shipping Brian's shirt.

    The shirts are 30 each. I have an XL which fits good (European XL). I can measure my shoulders, chest etc. so you have an indication of what you would need.
    Godspeed Jaco. You're missed down here mate.

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    BadAss Hooligan
    Join Date
    Jun 2016
    Location
    US

    Re: My wife is the best...




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    Super Moderator
    I is Approving Stuff

    Join Date
    Aug 2001
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    SoCal: Splitting Lanes Since 1968...

    Re: My wife is the best...

    Congratulations on the anniversary. Very cool gift, what did you get her..?


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    Sometimes I forget people can see me make the jerk off motion when they're talking to me...

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    BadAss Hooligan
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    Feb 2017
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    near Hamburg, Germany

    Re: My wife is the best...

    Quote Originally Posted by SloMotion View Post
    Congratulations on the anniversary. Very cool gift, what did you get her..?
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    Just a small thing. We don't make large gifts on these occasions - more little symbolic stuff. Actually my gift was the idea of my eldest daughter Carolin who allowed me to sell it for my own idea.

    I had some shots of Jasmina and me that Carolin took during our last holiday on Mallorca printed on canvas.
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    She was happy with it.
    Godspeed Jaco. You're missed down here mate.

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    BadAss Hooligan
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    Jun 2016
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    US

    Re: My wife is the best...

    that is a very nice gift to her
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    current bike: 2000 ZRX1100

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    BadAss Hooligan
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
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    near Hamburg, Germany

    Re: My wife is the best...

    Quote Originally Posted by Cundalini View Post
    that is a very nice gift to her
    Thanks David - she is a very nice woman too.
    Godspeed Jaco. You're missed down here mate.

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    President of the ZRXOA
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    Pleasanton, CA

    Re: My wife is the best...

    Happy Anniversary to you and your wife, Heino!
    Arash (pronounced "our-ash")

    CAUTION - My forum posts may be worth what you paid for them!

    2005 Green RessuREXtion - Amateur 1224 & Six Speed Installation - Oct 2015 BOTM - Yamaha R6 - Aprilia RS250s

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    2009 Hooligan of the year
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    Sep 2001
    Location
    Austin, TX

    Re: My wife is the best...

    Very cool and special gifts on both sides!

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    BadAss Hooligan
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
    Location
    near Hamburg, Germany

    Re: My wife is the best...

    Thanks guys.

    Group buy will end at the end of this month and then I will wrap it up and see how many I have to order.
    I will also be able to tell the shipping costs to the US. If it is too high, of course you guys can still retreat from your order.

    @the-atc-kid
    Will you try the 3XL size? Then I would order one for you.
    Godspeed Jaco. You're missed down here mate.

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  21. #21
    BadAss Hooligan
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    Feb 2017
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    near Hamburg, Germany

    Re: My wife is the best...

    One more week until I get the shirts done. Last orders?
    Godspeed Jaco. You're missed down here mate.

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    BadAss Hooligan
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    CT

    Re: My wife is the best...

    Yes sir! I will try it.

    When it doesn't fit, I will donate it to Steve516. I have done this before. Pretty sure he has 3 or 4 now. We are of somewhat similar builds, but he is skinnier. Of course, I'm better looking and carry all of my weight in the genital area.

    I buy my tee's at www.BigDogs.com that way it's a guaranteed fit. I think they go up to like 7XL!


    I really like the two arm stripes.... any chance you can get them to "correct" it with a large order? Either way, they're sweet!
    Last edited by the-atc-kid; 09-24-2019 at 05:01 AM.


 

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