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    Default Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    I'm torn between both. I have more experience wearing 1740, but Lonestar captivated me when I first tried it in my arm. I know both have their pros and cons.

    What do you think of those? Which one would you choose?
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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    1740

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    1740
    Agree.

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    I love both but 1740 gets my vote as the more complex, refined and wearable of the two.


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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    Quote Originally Posted by alfarom View Post
    I love both but 1740 gets my vote as the more complex, refined and wearable of the two.
    Absolutely agree with this. 1740 would be my choice.

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    I really like the two and own Lonestar Memories. There was too much immortelle in 1740 otherwise its very nice.

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    I love and own both. I find 1740 smoother and perhaps of more general use. Lonestar Memories has a scary top (in a good way) so it might be more difficult to wear.

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    Lonestar Memories by Tauer, for being an evocative, one-of-a-kind composition.

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    Lonestar Memories. Like Hedonist, I find 1740 too immortelle-heavy. But I also really like LM and think I'll be buying a bottle at some point.

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    1740 is more wearable, IMO.

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    1740 for me too. LM is very nice, but I'm more of a fan of LDDM and Black Tourmaline over it.

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    1740 is more like a typical heavy scent while LM is unique. Even 1740 is more easy to wear, LM develops much better and deeper imo.

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    Much prefer 1740. I find the sweetness of the smoke and the linearity of LM gets grating over the course of the day.

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    Thanks for your answers...
    The inmortelle in 1740 kinda scares me, I like it but I'm afraid I'll be getting tired of it pretty soon. Lonestar has a bizarre combination in its topnotes, but its dry down is quite unique... It's a tough decision...
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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    Maybe sample it a bit longer? Could be you don't want a full bottle of either.

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    Yes... something I value is that 1740 is a big bottle (a spanish site sells it quite cheap, 103€ for 120ml) and it's split friendly. Lonestar is not
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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    I find Lonestar Memories the most unique of the two, they are both completely wearable, but yeh, LM is my favourite

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    Quote Originally Posted by Postumo View Post
    Yes... something I value is that 1740 is a big bottle (a spanish site sells it quite cheap, 103€ for 120ml) and it's split friendly. Lonestar is not
    Before you commit to a full bottle of 1740, make sure you get the pre-reformulated version. You can be sure of that asking if the fragrance comes with an additional travel sprayer. if it does, then it's the newer version which appearantly is no good. The older one don't include the extra srpayer in the box.

    On a side note, Nasenmann's suggestion of passing some more time with them before deciding, makes a LOT of sense in your case...


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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    No, it doesn't have any extra sprayer. This store is making a big sale on a lot of products so is probably old stuff. I recently bought Ambre 114 from them and it's the same as my old Casanova bottle, no extra sprayer.
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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    Lonestar all the way. Everytime I smell my wrist eyes close and I take a big whiff. Nothing really smells like it and it goes on forever. It's the type of perfume that keeps coming out of no where to remind you that your still wearing it. If I'm getting huge whiffs of it 8 hours later, I can only imagine what it smells like to others. I've never gotten any comments on it, but I where it for me. Also, I don't think the two can be compared because they don't smell like one another. It's been a while since I tried 1740, but I don't remember it having all that smokey spice that lonestar has. I'll have to break out the 1740 sample again.
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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    1740 hands down

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    Quote Originally Posted by Postumo View Post
    No, it doesn't have any extra sprayer. This store is making a big sale on a lot of products so is probably old stuff. I recently bought Ambre 114 from them and it's the same as my old Casanova bottle, no extra sprayer.
    Great then.


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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    Quote Originally Posted by Postumo View Post
    No, it doesn't have any extra sprayer. This store is making a big sale on a lot of products so is probably old stuff. I recently bought Ambre 114 from them and it's the same as my old Casanova bottle, no extra sprayer.
    Do they ship internationally? I'd be interested in picking up some pre-reform 1740.

    Conversely, you might be better off with the reform because it's lighter on the immortelle. Probably worth testing both.

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    1740 is more elegant.
    Lonestar Memories is more fun.
    Kurt smells like Teen Spirit

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    Quote Originally Posted by laph View Post
    Do they ship internationally? I'd be interested in picking up some pre-reform 1740.

    Conversely, you might be better off with the reform because it's lighter on the immortelle. Probably worth testing both.
    I don't think they ship internationally
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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    I found this one and couldn't resist...alfarom will be pleased:



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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    1740 simply because I'd wear it more. Lonestar is a great composition, but not something I'd need a bottle of.
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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    Quote Originally Posted by Postumo View Post
    I found this one and couldn't resist...alfarom will be pleased:

    Now, THAT's the vintage for sure


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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    I would go for the 1740. I love the leather and the "prune" note with immortelle.

    Lonestar is a great leather, but I could not get past the "chuckwagon" vibe!
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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    Chuckwagon vibe? Lol..I haven't sniffed that one. But Taueraide doesn't fly with me. Sorry, didn't answer the question, lol..but chuckwagon vibe? Interesting, lol. Haven't sniffed Lonestar but have tried the 1740. That does have a strong immortelle note, imo. I don't do Taueraide or immortelle really..I am of no help here, lol. I get leather, immortelle and patchouli, that's pretty much it on 1740. I would actually lean on Lonestar based on the notes, though haven't sniffed it, I am of no help, like I said. Though, if it had the Taueraide..idk. 1740 is really patchy, too patchy for my tastes, at least in this particular scent. I can do patch but the patch in that one is a bit much. Chuckwagon..mmm, I may have to sniff that one, lol.

    Lol, just read what Lonestar is about..I think I get the chuckwagon thing. Says it's supposed to be like a horse rider wearing old jeans and a leather jacket? Where is the denim accord though I wonder?
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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    Quote Originally Posted by Postumo View Post
    Yes... something I value is that 1740 is a big bottle (a spanish site sells it quite cheap, 103€ for 120ml) and it's split friendly. Lonestar is not
    Hei Postumo, could you please provide a link to this site ?

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    Default Re: Next purchase: Lonestar Memories or 1740?

    I would get both!!

    They are two great leathers and are worth every penny!

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