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 packagedealx3
Joined: 2/4/2006
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They do have big and tall stores and this may be stupid but maybe you contact some professional ball clubs and see if anyone is willing to answer questions about where they buy clothing. I would also try the Internet because it may be easier for you to get things online. Also, if you do wind up shopping online I would make sure that he is measured by a professional tailor because that should cut down on buying stuff that doesn't fit. Some boys do keep growing some sprout early and don't grow much after that, hopefully your son fits into the latter.

FYI, for those unfamiliar with stones, this boy weighs about 252 pounds, yikes.
 wanderbaby
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Posted: 2/14/2008 11:13:23 AM
that is pretty tall for his age, good luck in finding clothes. Is your ex paying child support, involved with his son? if he is purhaps you can run it thru to him that he should buy him some pants. Is your ex that tall too, maybe he can suggest or take him to go shopping.
 wanderbaby
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Posted: 2/14/2008 11:26:44 AM
here are some links I found:

http://www.bigtall.uk.com/dept.asp?dept%5Fid=63

http://clothing.pricegrabber.co.uk/mens-jeans/p/895/form_keyword=tall%20pants

and of course, there's always ebay.

maybe you can call and ask if they know any discounted pants for his size?
 packagedealx3
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Posted: 2/14/2008 5:31:49 PM
OP, you said that the shops cater to older men, could you do something to update the clothing? Start really looking at guy's fashion; thinking outside the box on this is going to be a huge help to you.

It is not surprising that children are bigger than their parents. In some cases it is recessive genes with height missing a generation or two but more likely it is better health care and more food both in terms of quantity and quality.
 hd321
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Posted: 2/14/2008 5:37:04 PM
Kind of on the line of packagedealx3, but get plain cotton T-shirts and iron on transfers of his favorite bands to make vintage rock n roll shirts. Get a long sleeve button down shirt at the old guy shop to wear over the T-shirt and that is in style. Get the jeans at the old guy shop and use iron on's, paint, and chain to make them "cool". Also, encourage your son to get his own "style", maybe something just he and you can do to the clothes from the old guy shop.
 packagedealx3
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Posted: 2/14/2008 8:36:28 PM
I was in a shop a while back. Just like people paid exorbitant prices for Guess jeans with holes cut into them in the 1980s, they are now selling "distressed" t-shirts. You know, when the design is only marginally intelligible. You love the shirt but it finally had to go. What were we thinking throwing all those things away? They are now worth at least $50 a pop.
 WesternRose
Joined: 1/14/2008
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Posted: 2/14/2008 9:35:31 PM
My 8 year old was 120lbs...5' 2'' in grade 3....eeeeeeeeeek!... there was one boy her height...the rest of the kids were half the height and much lighter.
She wears size 12-14 clothes.... and size 9-10 ladies shoes.... she is now 9....one inch taller..a tad lighter...
Her coordination is best described as a puppy with really big feet/paws....she is a young child in a big body. She is not lean...but she is not chubby either.

her other sisters are can be considered average with their peers.
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