What jacket(s) are you wearing at the moment?

Lorenzol

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NorShor A2 which arrived here yesterday.

I had the 2nd Covid jab Sunday but it's really knocked me for six so having an easy day today. The medics were adamant that lymphoma patients should have the jabs The 1st AZ jab during chemo was ok, but the 2nd some weeks after chemo finished - wow - not nice at all.

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Despite the covid jab hitting you some, things seem to be falling into place for your, sir - end of chemo, 2 out2 covid jabs, hair growing back including, and not limited to, a mustache and, to top it all off, a gorgeos new A-2!!! Well done, Steve!
 
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ausreenactor

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Far too warm to be wearing a jacket especially when riding on the lawnmower like I have for a good part of the day. Still, warm or not I thought I would try on the NorShor Acme (Aero) 42-18775-P test jacket I bought off Mark at NorShor in early May that finally arrived here today.
I have not had chance to examine it closely yet but first impressions are favourable. The hide is pleasantly soft and smells a treat.

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That smell ..... that horsehide smell. Smells like.... decadence!

Some day this jacket obsession is gonna end!
 

Grant

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Finally cooler weather, so broke out the all original first contract May 1942 Bronco. Bronco's are super comfortable to wear, so if you can find one I highly recommend it. The bar tack stitching on the hanger loop is a cool Bronco feature and always fun to geek out looking at the M-42 Crown. Gary mentions in his book this contract was made from cowhide, goat and horse - I suspect this example is cowhide, but what do I know!

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Smithy

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Finally cooler weather, so broke out the all original first contract May 1942 Bronco. Bronco's are super comfortable to wear, so if you can find one I highly recommend it. The bar tack stitching on the hanger loop is a cool Bronco feature and always fun to geek out looking at the M-42 Crown. Gary mentions in his book this contract was made from cowhide, goat and horse - I suspect this example is cowhide, but what do I know!

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Man that has to be in the running for the best A-2 you have Grant. The fit is spot on and the graining on that leather...doesn't get much better!
 

newagegeezer

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Finally cooler weather, so broke out the all original first contract May 1942 Bronco. Bronco's are super comfortable to wear, so if you can find one I highly recommend it. The bar tack stitching on the hanger loop is a cool Bronco feature and always fun to geek out looking at the M-42 Crown. Gary mentions in his book this contract was made from cowhide, goat and horse - I suspect this example is cowhide, but what do I know!

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That's interesting, just thought I'd check my original Bronco (goatskin I think, pretty light jacket) and yes, the bar stitching is there.

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ausreenactor

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NorShor A2 which arrived here yesterday.

I had the 2nd Covid jab Sunday but it's really knocked me for six so having an easy day today. The medics were adamant that lymphoma patients should have the jabs The 1st AZ jab during chemo was ok, but the 2nd some weeks after chemo finished - wow - not nice at all.

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That second jab killed me for over a week.
 

ausreenactor

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Finally cooler weather, so broke out the all original first contract May 1942 Bronco. Bronco's are super comfortable to wear, so if you can find one I highly recommend it. The bar tack stitching on the hanger loop is a cool Bronco feature and always fun to geek out looking at the M-42 Crown. Gary mentions in his book this contract was made from cowhide, goat and horse - I suspect this example is cowhide, but what do I know!

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Ripper zipper!
 
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