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another bulk order of kilts for debconf17? Was: New Debian kilts

On Sun, 30 Sep 2012, Ryan Kavanagh wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 04:53:47PM +0100, Wolodja Wentland wrote:
> > I went to their store and asked and they quoted additional costs of
> > £700 for a *single* made-to-order kilt.

> Ouch! From what I remember when I got my kilt, 700£ is really really
> pricey. I know that North-America is probably on the wrong side of the
> world for most of the people interested in ordering, but I recommend
> Burnett & Struth's[0] as a kilt maker. They're located just north of
> Toronto, Canada. They made my personal kilt (combination of machine and
> hand sewing) out of a very uncommon tartan (I think it had to be custom
> woven since nobody kept it in stock) for about 650–700 CAD (~410–440£),
> tax included. The fabric was heavy weight (16oz I think) at that. On a
> side note, they also made my band kilt, which is 25 years old and still
> looks great apart from wear on the leather buckle straps (easily worn
> 10-15 times a year).

Given that next debconf is in Montreal, may be it would be sensible to
see placing an order for a few quilts with Burnett & Struth's ?

Yaroslav O. Halchenko
Center for Open Neuroscience     http://centerforopenneuroscience.org
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