Where to buy inexpensive solid color t-shirts?

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  1. pontifex

    pontifex Lifer

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    Due to how dirty I can get at work, I try to just buy plain solid color t-shirts. I need to find a place that sells them fairly cheap but not crappy quality and dare i say it...in bulk? I seem to go through these shirts pretty quickly, usually by spilling some sort of food on them.

    If they have inexpensive shirts with designs, that would be cool too.
     
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    Where do you live? I'm sure local dollar stores will have them now and then...you can find cheap t-shirts all over NYC. :p I'd suggest finding a good Fruit of the Loom or Hanes dealer online and just ordering 20.
     
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    yeah, walmart should have them.
     
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    I didn't search Amazon, but they may have what you're looking for.

    Back in the day I'd go to a sports/shoe store in the mall and they'd have cheap(ish) solid-colored shirts (but not in bulk).
     
  7. rdubbz

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    I don't know if you'll find 10lbs of shirts.
     
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    Solid polo shirts used to be 9.99 at academy. quality is meh, but you wont find a solid color tee for much cheaper.



    i stand corrected, those are some good prices.
     
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    Those are only good if your torso is shaped like an alternator.
     
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    Online is probably your best bet
    I just go to TJ Maxx for all my discount clothing needs.
     
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    Footlocker/Champs 5 for 20 Solid Colors
    -AE
     
  12. PepePeru

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    i got a few at target.

    'cherokee' brand, i think they were like 8 bucks a piece or something.

    no pockets, no logo anywhere.

    its even hard to see the logo after a few washes on the inside of the shirt (no tag)

    so, i usually end up w/ it on backwards first.
     
  13. RichUK

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    Umm, buy some shirts then charge them back to your place of work via expenses.
     
  14. rivan

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    http://www.shirtsupplier.com/

    I've ordered several times from them; their shipping structure makes them not great for tiny orders but if you're ordering a bunch like I do, they're pretty cheap and have excellent selection.

    edit: In fact, I'm wearing one of these right now.
     
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    Old Navy has solid black t-shirts for about $5.00 apiece, if I recall correctly.
     
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    The one you linked is 100% cotton - does it shrink much? If I normally wear a large, should I order a large?
     
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    Michaels, the crafts store, sells solid color t shirts for like $3.50.

     
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    Secondhand store.
     
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    Last year I had a job where we could wear anything we wanted but we usually got sweaty during the shift.
    Went to Walmart and bought a dozen of the Hanes Beefy T tee-shirts for about 3 bucks each.
    They even had pockets.
     
  23. rivan

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    Depends on the brand. The Gildans I got last time around shrank a little but less than the Beefy Tees. I did buy a full size up expecting them to shrink a full size - they're still a *smidge* too large.

    The site sells poly blends too - I just prefer 100%, personally.
     
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    I placed an order and received it last week. I've very pleased with the quality of the shirts. I ordered mostly the one you linked, but also a few samples of other weights and brands and the 50/50 blend. I haven't washed them yet, but so far I'm happy with the shirts. I looked through my current t-shirts and found some screen-printed Gildan shirts, so based on those I bought my regular size. They fit perfectly without washing, and they are pre-shrunk cotton so I think they'll be fine (I dry on low heat anyway).
     
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    :thumbsup: