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  1. Johnny deadlifts

    Finds and Deals - Leather Jacket Edition

    A good deal yes?
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    Leather Jacket Collecting on a Budget

    The day I can find jackets under $200 (that fit like the ones you post) will be a very happy day indeed lol. Experience is highly valued on this forum without a doubt.
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    Leather Jacket Collecting on a Budget

    I enjoy TFL for both of extremes that are being discussed in this thread. It's awesome and inspiring to see the large and expensive collections that some members have; the time and money invested and the knowledge and experience they have gained is formidable; opinions expressed by these...
  4. Johnny deadlifts

    WTB - 44

    I still have an Eastman B3 Bomber 50 Cal size 44 for sale.
  5. Johnny deadlifts

    Conditioning Leather

    It was a solid jacket when you sold it to me, no issues at all. Seams are all still good, no loose threads at all. Things started going badly after that conditioner; might be coincidence but I don't think so. Won't do that again.
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    Conditioning Leather

    They definately took my money, and likely killed my jacket.
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    Conditioning Leather

    It was the one you sold me. I got too aggressive with it all around. Lesson learned, the hard way as usual.lol It was likely a bit small to start so undue force didn't help. I'm still learning about fit and feel, what's to tight or too loose, big learning curve.
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    Conditioning Leather

    I've definately fallen into the over conditioned camp at times. More is usually not better
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    Why a Leather Jacket?

    I don't own an Aero at this point but I'm definately leaning more towards them. Like you said I guy could spend his money on a lot of things; to me why not spend it on something you could use and wear for a lifetime.
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    Why a Leather Jacket?

    There's definately an assertive presence when an officer is wearing leather.
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    Why a Leather Jacket?

    You could take someone who was born in the jungle, who has never seen anything made outside of his village, who knows nothing of style or fine craftsmanship, and you could show him your jacket and he would say "Dam that's a nice jacket!"lol. It's almost beyond comprehension the appeal of a...
  12. Johnny deadlifts

    Why a Leather Jacket?

    Theres likely nothing more welcome than the offer of a warm, worn in leather jacket on a cold evening.
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    Why a Leather Jacket?

    Thank you. My intention for this post was to gain insight and understanding from like minded individuals into the appeal of wearing leather jackets. It was not my intention to deviate from the spirit of the discussion in any way so my apologies if I participated in doing so. Please let's keep...
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