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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-27-2005, 01:00 PM Thread Starter
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I was too lazy to call a leather repair shop, so I thought I would ask here first. I bought a pair of barely used leathers that fit well everywhere except for the calves and forearms where they are too tight. Can these areas be let out? and if so what kind of ball park cost would I be looking at. thanks

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-27-2005, 01:06 PM
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i believe anna has has this done; try and track down her or brian.
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Nobody can say for sure until they look at it, but most of the time it can be done. Figure about $50/hour for labor. Alexa up in Milwaukee does this. Read there's a couple places down towards your area that do this as well.

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-27-2005, 08:11 PM Thread Starter
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cool, looks like I'll make some calls and try and have things done by April/May for my first day at the track, as long as its do-able. Thanks

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Leather Smiths in West Chicago might be able to help you out.
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-27-2005, 11:27 PM Thread Starter
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I saw Brian posted that on ody's thread, thought I would give them a call since they are close. thank for the heads up Jon

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