LOL ! Clark, you know that jacket only cost me $700 Australian brand spanking new back then, pretty much when they were just ramping up. Because it was a new jacket I proposed to them I got a discount. At todays Victory prices (unless you scam one off eBay for a lessor value) might make you think again my man. It can be done, you just gotta use a light touch and take your time.Matt, whenever I get a jacket in Victory I’m going to place my full trust in you and pay you to do exactly to it what you did to that ANJ3. It sounds abusive but you absolutely cannot argue with the results.
I made this zipper fob out of a sample of liberty hide Andy sent me. This is dark seal. I was hoping my victory hide jacket would have worn in with the red or russet color coming through.
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This is a piece of my cut of sleeve victory hide leather David sent me when he altered my sleeves. I did the same thing to both the scrap piece and the zipper fob. You can see the difference.
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Thanks but my point was that unlike the liberty hide, my victory hide must have the red tones in the top and only coat of dye on the jacket. I even wonder if the red tone is applied after the dark brown for the seal.Nice work J!!
I think everyone really meant: Jeeremiah the magical leather meister Been following your progress this whole time and "wow" is the proper expression when I look at the comparison between before and after!
I suppose it's 'cause BK's Victory HH is much thicker than WarHH from Eastman and moreover Victory's structure looks noticeably more spongy - so, it just absorbs more waxes and that's why it fades its smell a bit faster after wax treatment.The BK seems to absorb more petrol smell than the ELC, I wonder why?