Hello - found sometime during holidays here and finally able to grab some shots of Sleenker 824P.
Just gonna discuss about some common questions and my opinions:
Q: Do they look like Thavar 8x2?? how do you compare that w/ Sleenker 84P.
A: I understand I can see some 'similarities', but they are not quite the same. Starting from most obvious, the cut and then the materials are all completely different from 8x2. 8x2 is much much thicker denim. Secondly the blue hue is slightly different. 8x2 has a bit more yellow tint to the denim where Sleenker 824P is bit more cool tone blue.
Q: What do you think of this pair overall?
A: I'm still in the bind. I like it but I feel they are slightly too tight on me. I got my usual size 28x30. I think if I got 29x30 the legs would fit nicer but the waist will be a bit loose, creating a saggier bum look. Secondly, I am still not completely sold on Sleenker cut yet. I feel I may still like Tepphar on me a bit more. Thus I may be little biased against Sleenker.
Overall I think they are excellent pair if you do not own pair of Thavar 8x2 or Tepphar 880r.. Also this pair I believe all newer productions will be non MII. I got one of the first batches from Cultizm and mine is tagged MII.