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direct2entent
12-01-2018, 01:55 PM
I received my M&H shirts and pants as a new hire. They totally suck. I know the company won't pay for A Cut Above until my one year anniversary. Can I still purchase ACA on my own dime? If so, do I still have to go through the uniform department or can I buy directly on their website. If website, do I choose the navy pants and are there any other considerations?


4V14T0R
12-01-2018, 02:16 PM
I received my M&H shirts and pants as a new hire. They totally suck. I know the company won't pay for A Cut Above until my one year anniversary. Can I still purchase ACA on my own dime? If so, do I still have to go through the uniform department or can I buy directly on their website. If website, do I choose the navy pants and are there any other considerations?



Yes you can purchase for yourself and it should just be the navy pants and whatever shirt you want.


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AfriFO
12-01-2018, 05:18 PM
I also got mine but didn't get the hat badge or wings. Do we get those at a later date or do we have to get our own?


Tigflt17
12-01-2018, 05:20 PM
I also got mine but didn't get the hat badge or wings. Do we get those at a later date or do we have to get our own?

When you pass systems you will

AfriFO
12-01-2018, 05:56 PM
Cool. Thanks for the info..

TJBrass
12-01-2018, 06:08 PM
A Cut Above is not what it used to be.

Captain Slow
12-01-2018, 06:23 PM
A Cut Above is not what it used to be.



I agree. Comparing my old ACA shirts from years back to the new ones they have declined in quality.

But theyíre still the best that Iíve found.


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OffAtTango
12-01-2018, 06:39 PM
Is the uniform portal still around? Tried the link on the intranet and it just forwards me to the CrewLife app.

4V14T0R
12-01-2018, 06:40 PM
I agree. Comparing my old ACA shirts from years back to the new ones they have declined in quality.

But theyíre still the best that Iíve found.


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I havenít noticed much of a difference except the larger buttons they added a couple years ago which I actually like.


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glassnpowder98
12-02-2018, 04:21 AM
I havenít noticed much of a difference except the larger buttons they added a couple years ago which I actually like.


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Last year mine had a reddish tint to them after washing the first time. Never washed them with any colors and a few other people I talked to had the same thing happen. This year some of the threads are pulling out after wearing the shirts twice. Theyíre local to me so Iíve gone in to exchange items before, but Iíd have to agree the quality isnít what it was 3-4 years ago. Still the best fitting shirts though.

4V14T0R
12-02-2018, 05:29 AM
Last year mine had a reddish tint to them after washing the first time. Never washed them with any colors and a few other people I talked to had the same thing happen. This year some of the threads are pulling out after wearing the shirts twice. Theyíre local to me so Iíve gone in to exchange items before, but Iíd have to agree the quality isnít what it was 3-4 years ago. Still the best fitting shirts though.


Not good. I donít want to wear anything else.


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TheWeatherman
12-02-2018, 06:46 AM
I received my M&H shirts and pants as a new hire. They totally suck. I know the company won't pay for A Cut Above until my one year anniversary. Can I still purchase ACA on my own dime? If so, do I still have to go through the uniform department or can I buy directly on their website. If website, do I choose the navy pants and are there any other considerations?
M&H is fine, but you will definitely need to get the shirts and maybe the pants altered. I looked like the pilsbury doughboy in uniform until I had the shirts taken in. I have an 18 1/4 inch neck and those shirts ballooned out something massive. Once I got them taken in, the shirts were more then fine.


With that said, after my year anniversary I did get a cut and above. Although not as baggy, I still had to get them taken in a little.

direct2entent
12-03-2018, 01:47 PM
I agree. Comparing my old ACA shirts from years back to the new ones they have declined in quality.

But theyíre still the best that Iíve found.


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What material would you recommend, Cirrus or Tropo?

Captain Slow
12-04-2018, 12:55 PM
Iíve always gotten Cirrus. I donít think Tropo is available in my fat kid size.


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Taco Cat
12-04-2018, 03:20 PM
I like the fabric of the M&H shirts... I iron my shirts and ACA are not what there were from a few years ago, but ACA pants beat M&H hands down.
You can give either vendorís fabric and quality of construction a ďfeel-upĒ at the training center...
Either way, find a tailor and price out tuning up a pair of pants vs a shirt...

Burt123
04-14-2019, 02:18 PM
Has anybody bought the Acutabove pants?

Would like to know if the ďnavyĒ color matches the M&H company pants and if they fit true to size in the waist?

Thanks

Nh114
04-14-2019, 03:38 PM
Has anybody bought the Acutabove pants?

Would like to know if the ďnavyĒ color matches the M&H company pants and if they fit true to size in the waist?

Thanks

A Cut Above is an authorized company uniform... you can even order it through the Uniform department... so yes itís the proper navy..



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