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Old 07-16-2017, 01:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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My personal all-around pen for every day use has long been the Euro. I have made boat loads of these to sell and gift. But, in recent years I have found that many of my shirts have pockets that are too shallow (short) to accommodate the Euro. Makes me angry. If it can't be used it probably will not sell well or get used if gifted. So, for now, I have settled on the Patriot as my 'standard' pen. Good style, no problem there. Easy to turn and they use less wood. I don't think we are going to force shirt manufacturers to revise their patterns so we need to adjust. I'll be looking for other styles also to fit this spot in my 'catalog'.
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Good to hear from you Frank even if it is to hear you "venting" a bit.
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So, did the shirts shrink, or what ?
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Another option is that you could actually make the Euro shorter by making your tubes shorter (only to an extent though). I've done this before on PSI Designer kits and imagine it would be the same for Euro.
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Hey Frank! GREAT to hear from you! Been wondering what you were up to; now I know:getting aggravated with changing times!

I too have noticed short pockets on a couple of shirts.
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I agree! I like the size of the coyote kit from Laserlinez for that reason. Unfortunately it a a bit expensive to give away!
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