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« on: May 08, 2019, 03:07:19 PM »

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« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2019, 03:14:10 PM »

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« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2019, 03:14:34 PM »

The square white back on the away jersey is different for sure. The front of the home jersey looks the same.
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« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2019, 03:51:12 PM »

I heard that the jerseys for this season were supposed to be basically the same as last year. They were just going to be slapping the New Era patch on them.
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« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2019, 03:53:13 PM »

I am worried about blue side panels on the away.

I liked the blue name bar on the away better.

I will wait to see the whole thing.
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« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2019, 04:16:04 PM »

The square white back on the away jersey is different for sure. The front of the home jersey looks the same.

You could be right but it looks to be a bit larger and a slightly different font of "BLUE BOMBERS" if you ask me.
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« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2019, 04:22:24 PM »

You could be right but it looks to be a bit larger and a slightly different font of "BLUE BOMBERS" if you ask me.

Oh ya, you're probably right. I'm sure there will be subtle differences but it looks very similar in any event.
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« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2019, 04:35:04 PM »

Oh ya, you're probably right. I'm sure there will be subtle differences but it looks very similar in any event.

I would hope they wouldn't want to change it too much. We kind of have a winner right now.
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« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2019, 06:09:29 PM »

I would hope they wouldn't want to change it too much. We kind of have a winner right now.

Agreed. It still feels like brand new even after 3 seasons.

Note how we have had winning records and made the playoffs each year since we switched to the new royals.

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« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2019, 07:13:08 PM »

I would hope they wouldn't want to change it too much. We kind of have a winner right now.

Thanks to Wade, somebody had to lock the uniform designers out of the boardroom.
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« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2019, 08:11:56 PM »

I knew something was weird about the White jersey. It used to be a white name bar with blue letters. This new way looks so stupid. YUCK! Glad I already have an Adidas away
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« Reply #11 on: May 08, 2019, 10:42:39 PM »

I knew something was weird about the White jersey. It used to be a white name bar with blue letters. This new way looks so stupid. YUCK! Glad I already have an Adidas away


I like the previous name bar better as well
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« Reply #12 on: May 09, 2019, 12:42:57 AM »

While I really like the uniforms the last 3 years....i would like the numbers to be larger....maybe 12 inch..but love the royal blues.
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« Reply #13 on: May 09, 2019, 02:42:44 AM »

I knew something was weird about the White jersey. It used to be a white name bar with blue letters. This new way looks so stupid. YUCK! Glad I already have an Adidas away
I like the new way
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« Reply #14 on: May 09, 2019, 05:33:14 AM »

Yup, royal blue rocks.  Makes the old dark, less-saturated blue look so bleh.  This new jersey looks so similar to the Adidas that only uber-fanbois will notice  Grin
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« Reply #15 on: May 09, 2019, 11:54:56 AM »

To anyone criticizing the "new" uniforms, just think back to the trainwreck that was the digital camo jerseys from a few years back.
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« Reply #16 on: May 09, 2019, 12:55:39 PM »

To anyone criticizing the "new" uniforms, just think back to the trainwreck that was the digital camo jerseys from a few years back.

My criticism is pretty minor, I think they mostly nailed the last set.

I would not have done the shoulder yoke on the away and just kept it solid white, but it does not keep me awake at night.

Just no stupid side panels or weird striping on the pants.
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« Reply #17 on: May 09, 2019, 01:06:35 PM »

To anyone criticizing the "new" uniforms, just think back to the trainwreck that was the digital camo jerseys from a few years back.

Those were only a signature alternate. Yes, it was a massive train wreck but it wasn't like they were a home jersey for 3 years. They were used for 1 game. The changes they made to the full time jerseys in 2012 were totally awful.
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« Reply #18 on: May 09, 2019, 03:39:50 PM »

To anyone criticizing the "new" uniforms, just think back to the trainwreck that was the digital camo jerseys from a few years back.

What sucks about those the most is that I actually loved the concept they were going for (digital camo), but the end result was truly awful, with shades of blue looking like teals and purples to dominate the uniform.

With bigger "pixilation" and only core blue shades, plus even a hint of gold in the main part of the uniform, they may have been able to do something good with it.

Missed opportunity and resulted in a horrible jersey. I bet if they tried it with my suggestions with the new royal as the baseline blue instead of the navy, it has potential to look sweet.
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« Reply #19 on: May 09, 2019, 04:17:31 PM »

I still don't have the new jersey from 3 years ago.

I'm not going to buy a new jersey every 3 years just to be current. That's a marketing tactic that I am not buying into.
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« Reply #20 on: May 10, 2019, 02:53:03 PM »

I still don't have the new jersey from 3 years ago.

I'm not going to buy a new jersey every 3 years just to be current. That's a marketing tactic that I am not buying into.

Lol... yes, it is marketing.  Merch sales are driven by new jersey designs and alternate jerseys... how many different jersey's did the Jets wear *in game* this year?  4?  Plus the pregame skate specials...

I remember seeing a piece on the "Power Rangers" where they were totally transparent about merch sales.  Basically, they changed the on screen suits every season to make sure die hard fans got a new set of toys each year... adding on a marking, changing a breastplate, putting a symbol on the helmet, tiny changes, but all for merch sales.

Have to wonder about the mfg changes, does a company like New Era feel that they can make more off the contract than Adidas did because of the new design sales?  Do they bid more for the rights because they perceive a better return on investment?
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« Reply #21 on: May 10, 2019, 03:52:01 PM »

Lol... yes, it is marketing.  Merch sales are driven by new jersey designs and alternate jerseys... how many different jersey's did the Jets wear *in game* this year?  4?  Plus the pregame skate specials...

I remember seeing a piece on the "Power Rangers" where they were totally transparent about merch sales.  Basically, they changed the on screen suits every season to make sure die hard fans got a new set of toys each year... adding on a marking, changing a breastplate, putting a symbol on the helmet, tiny changes, but all for merch sales.

Have to wonder about the mfg changes, does a company like New Era feel that they can make more off the contract than Adidas did because of the new design sales?  Do they bid more for the rights because they perceive a better return on investment?

I do wonder if the previous design is owned by Adidas and somewhat protected, thus forcing New Era to modify the jersey in some small way to claim ownership.  Not sure how that all works.
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« Reply #22 on: May 10, 2019, 03:54:32 PM »

I do wonder if the previous design is owned by Adidas and somewhat protected, thus forcing New Era to modify the jersey in some small way to claim ownership.  Not sure how that all works.

We are trying to discuss Power Rangers. Please stay on topic.
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« Reply #23 on: May 10, 2019, 05:02:24 PM »

We are trying to discuss Power Rangers. Please stay on topic.

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« Reply #24 on: May 15, 2019, 08:48:23 PM »

Anyone have a link to the new CFL jerseys? New Era was supposed to release them today.
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« Reply #25 on: May 16, 2019, 02:51:52 PM »

Anyone have a link to the new CFL jerseys? New Era was supposed to release them today.

Hearing this got delayed until next week.
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« Reply #26 on: May 16, 2019, 07:40:13 PM »

We are trying to discuss Power Rangers. Please stay on topic.

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« Reply #27 on: May 16, 2019, 08:19:09 PM »

There was an apparent leak of the Argos jerseys online today. They have gone with the light blue colour for their numbers on both the dark and white jerseys. If the leak was accurate, there were no additional stripes on the jerseys. If this is true, then no one would buy a "clean" jersey as it would just be solid white or solid blue.
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« Reply #28 on: May 16, 2019, 09:46:57 PM »

Real Sports is selling them:

Toronto Argonauts ? shop.realsports
https://shop.realsports.ca/pages/toronto-argonauts

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Semi-pro Riders:

Men's New Era Home Jersey ? The Rider Store
https://www.theriderstore.ca/collections/10-jerseys/products/mens-new-era-home-jersey?variant=19442742689888
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