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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2220 on: March 13, 2015, 06:27:01 pm »
Very nice Ben!
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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2221 on: March 13, 2015, 06:39:34 pm »
nice Ben well done, enjoy and wear this beauty, nice set-up
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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2222 on: March 13, 2015, 06:47:02 pm »
Is that a custom order? Really looks like a top notch piece.

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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2223 on: March 13, 2015, 07:02:07 pm »
Thanks guys, it's perfect for me!

Yes, custom. It took about 4 months which is better than what I was expecting and told (6 months.)

Definitely worth it for something that will last a lifetime!

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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2224 on: March 13, 2015, 07:12:29 pm »
One of the most personal items one can have, there's no doubt that it's an enduring reward to have a wallet that satisfies. Kudos!
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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2225 on: March 14, 2015, 01:18:37 am »
Well done Ben! How on earth did you get a custom done, out of interest?

Also how thick is it? Crazy thick or just kind of normal thick. Stunning looking either way!

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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2226 on: March 14, 2015, 02:35:29 am »
Snowy, no trouble on the custom job.  Just talk to Yuichi at pirates and he'll sort you out!

I was planning on starting the custom order in Tokyo but I was pretty bummed when Ooi-san told me that they were discontinuing the natural cordovan and the next closest thing was the ox-blood I have.  I decided to wait since it's a lot of scratch for a wallet, but realized that it's still going to look great with age and I need a wallet!

Luckily yuichi was able to order it for me, I wouldve been really bummed if i missed my only chance for a custom one!  Style wise this is the ultimate wallet; color wise I wish a little that it was the old natural cordovan, but I think in the end I'll be just as happy with this one!

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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2227 on: March 14, 2015, 02:44:29 am »
I wouldn't change a thing, that ox-blood worked out really well.
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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2228 on: March 14, 2015, 11:20:56 am »
Giles, do you still have Flathead under your wings here in Europe?
Where could I get a type 3 (6003) jacket in size 44?
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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2229 on: March 16, 2015, 07:45:42 pm »
Yeah Ben I like the reddish brown cordovan FH currently uses way more than the old version (which wasn't natural like you'd associate with veg-tan cowhide wallets but a dyed color.  I don't think anyone offers a true "natural" cordovan color.)  So personally I think your wallet turned out perfectly.

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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2230 on: March 16, 2015, 07:52:04 pm »
Interesting, I never thought of that. Horween's Whiskey looks sort of natural, so I suppose that's the closest from that tannery at least.
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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2231 on: March 25, 2015, 01:06:57 am »
Flat head, htc (pimped with flat head buckle), and more flat head!


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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2232 on: March 25, 2015, 01:51:38 am »
The color on those jeans is awesome. Really beginning to pop! The belt is no slouch either. Big fan!

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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2233 on: March 25, 2015, 02:19:08 am »
Oh yeah, they're looking damn good! Will try to get some better shots of it and my type 2 soon!

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Re: The Flat Head
« Reply #2234 on: March 25, 2015, 02:38:30 am »
Nice work Ben. What size do you take in the 3005? If you wouldn't mind, some measurements BIG style of your pair after a few washes would be grand.