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Leather Trucker Levi's / Lee / Type-whatever jackets!

Discussion in 'Outerwear' started by Monitor, Oct 15, 2017.

  1. Monitor

    Monitor I'll Lock Up

    Best one you've had, man! Needs clearer pics!
     
  2. jonesy86

    jonesy86 Practically Family

    So, teach me. Are they blurry? Bad lighting? Should I take them outside in daylight? Get a selfie stick? The mirror thing not working? I have an iPhone for pictures. When I look at them, they open a bit blurred, then self correct and clear up after a second. Closer up shots? More of the jacket without trying to do fit pics?
    I'm still learning.

    Thanks
     
  3. Monitor

    Monitor I'll Lock Up

    @jonesy86 They're a bit blurry, is all. Can't see them texture and stuff. :) Everything else is fine.

    And I just bought two more. Both en route. One is a pure motorcycle jacket, the other a 8lbs tank that you can't even crumple.
     
  4. Graemsay

    Graemsay Practically Family

    Saint Laurent red suede jacket, available from Mr Porter. (Just don't look at the price...)

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  5. Graemsay

    Graemsay Practically Family

    Iron Heart IHJ-64 horsehide Type III. Coming soon.

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  6. Monitor

    Monitor I'll Lock Up

    For absolutely no reason I got even more of these...

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  7. Monitor

    Monitor I'll Lock Up

    Main attraction of my leather jean jacket collection was supposed to be this one but it's way too small... Bah! Hunt for one in my size begins.

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  8. navetsea

    navetsea One Too Many

    wow the fading on the black one looks amazing, congratz Mon !!
     
  9. Monitor

    Monitor I'll Lock Up

    I was thinking of dyeing it black...
     
  10. Mysteryo

    Mysteryo A-List Customer

    I've got this one made by Redskins (FR) it's an early model, 80's era.
    I might sell it if someone's interested. It's a size 44.
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  11. jonesy86

    jonesy86 Practically Family

    Looks very nice. How long are the sleeves?
     
  12. jonesy86

    jonesy86 Practically Family

    How do you dye your jackets?
     
  13. Mysteryo

    Mysteryo A-List Customer


    62cm
     
  14. jonesy86

    jonesy86 Practically Family

    Thanks, nice jacket but too short.
     
  15. Monitor

    Monitor I'll Lock Up

    I use leather dye, wax and shoe polish mixed together.
     
  16. jonesy86

    jonesy86 Practically Family

    just rub it in with a cloth? I saw someone on you tube use a hair dryer to get it to set in. Ever heard of that?
     
  17. Monitor

    Monitor I'll Lock Up

    As expected, the riveted buttons on these jackets are useless. I've already lost three! Really glad that Aero I got has snaps. I would've probably made a mistake and order one with buttons otherwise...

    Yep, it does help with the wax. I use it too but it's not really essential. I mean, I'm probably doing it all wrong but the two jackets I dyed turned out great. Can't even get any of the dye to rub off... I use a cloth, yeah and mostly my fingers, though.
     
  18. jonesy86

    jonesy86 Practically Family

    Saw this on the bay. I have heard that Schott is generally pretty good quality. Sleeves too short for me. And i am very happy with the 1970s Big E Levi's Suede Trucker I picked up recently from a very good fellow TFL veteran.. Thought I would throw it out there.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/152802853442?ul_noapp=true
     

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