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Merino wool socks

Discussion in 'EDC Clothing' started by ghuns, May 4, 2013.

  1. ghuns

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    OK, this is a long shot, but if I find an answer anywhere, it'll be here. I bought a pair of Merino wool socks a couple years ago at either Dunhams's or MC sporting goods. They were in a clearance bin and were just a few bucks, so I bought them. They are, by far, the best pair of socks I have ever owned. My problem is, I have no idea what brand they are. They are wearing pretty thin and I would love to pick up some more. I have attached a couple pics in hope that someone recognizes the logo or has something similar and knows where to get them...

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  2. Macgirl

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    They could be Icebreaker brand. The logo is similar but not exactly the same.
     
  3. ghuns

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    I hope not. Did you see the prices for those? Does the whole sheep come with each pair? Thanks for the link though. I'll look around and see what they have.
     
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    I thought Icebreaker at first too but probably not. Good luck in the search but I doubt you'll find those exact socks again. Bite the bullet and get some Smartwool PHDs or Bridgedales!!!
     
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    I thought icebreaker before I read any of the responses lol. I have like 3-4 pairs icebreakers there lightweight sport socks and there midweight socks are awesome. Keen also makes great socks I have like 5 pairs of the same kind from them. I love socks that are made for left and right feet so there aren't any seams!
     
  6. yakuzaboss

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    I believe those are Pearl Izumi's. Definitely some of my favorite socks. I could be mistaken though.
     
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  7. ghuns

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    The Pearl Izumi's seem to all be a 51-49 blend. I prefer an 80-20. I think what makes mine great are the bands across the soles where the material is thicker. It's like walking on a pair of little fluffy kittens, and I hate cats. A good pair of socks makes bad shoes tolerable and good ones great.
     
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    I thought is was the Point6 logo, but is just kinda close,and it seems their socks say Point6 in print as well as a logo.
     
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    Yeah similar to icebreaker. If you qualify check them out on promotive. I wear Fits merino wool socks they are amazing I would highly recommend looking into those as well
     
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    Yes, but nobody hates kittens.

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    I can acknowledge their cuteness, and still hate them for what they are, baby cats.



    I don't think my are made by Point6, but I will check them out. There is a retailer in my area that carries them.

    Thanks for all the suggestions.
     
  12. trickcarey

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    It doesn't matter what brand they are, just go and buy as many Smartwool socks that you can afford; thick hiking ones for cold days, and thin ones for warm days. Their a little pricey (but not as much so as icebreaker) about 10 bucks a pair, give or take, but they're amazing and will last a long time!
     
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    I don't think they are Darn Tough brand but they are one of my favorites. They have cushioned bands around the toes and heals, and made in VT.
     
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    wow, so cute, both the girl and the kitties.
     
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    just get "darn tough" life time replacement warranty seals the deal. fit great and and dont wear out. best sox ever
     
  16. Syy

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    +1 on darn tough. Far outlasted the smartwools i had. The cushioning doesnt break down. And they have a lifetime warranty and are made in usa. I love mine and i wear them for 14 hrs a day in work boots.
     
  17. Glenn Blanchard

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    I learned to knit my own socks. Once you put on a pair of hand knitted socks you won't want to wear anything else ever again.
     
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    Wow, that's impressive. Not to derail the thread, but that's impressive. How did you learn?

    Do you EDC kitting needles :)
     
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    I've always had really good luck with Smartwool brand socks.
     
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    Have you tried the Smartwool PHDs? Worlds better!:)
     
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