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I've heard it said by some chaverim of mine, that if one is to wear tekheles on their tzizits, they should tuck it in. They say many poskim rule this way, and that the gemara brings down something about "doing things out of arrogance", and the gemara brings down someone who wears black shoelaces for the churban beis hamikdash, when at the time wearing black shoelaces wasn't the Minhag. And even though I wear tekheles, I know it's not the minhag for klal yisrael today. Any clarification would be nice.

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If you hold that the techeiles you wear is correct then its not considered mechzei kyuhara rather you are fulfilling a positive commandment,Rav Herschel Shechter holds that its not mechzei kuyahra,he actually holds very strongly that its correct.Regarding wearing tzitzs in or out is altogether a separate discussion –  sam Aug 13 at 3:33
    
L'meisa, i dont think the most of the gedolim agree with him on this. So, couldnt it be mechzei kyuhara based on that alone? –  Bentzi Jecker Aug 13 at 4:20
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@BentziJecker He would say no and they would say yes. What are you asking? We aren't paskining for you. –  Double AA Aug 13 at 4:59
    
I don't understand what you are asking. –  Danny Schoemann Aug 13 at 5:11
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@doubleaa acc to Rav Schechter it can never be mechzei kuyara because one is trying to fulfill a positive commandment as opposed to a chumra,this shuir is on yuTorah –  sam Aug 13 at 16:17

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Rav Hershel Schachter in this shuir at 29:30 says that some are afraid to wear techelis because of mechzei kyuhara,but he explains that is only talking about a middas chassidus not trying to fulfill a positive commandment. Whether one agrees with the idea of wearing techeiles or not if one wants to wear it the idea of mechzei kyuhara should not apply. The shuir itself is on wearing techeiles and Rav Schacters opinon.

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