Distant Drums Leather

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  1. Feb 12, 2017 #1

    SgtErv

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    Wondering if anyone has dealt with the above. They have some good looking deerskins, but the price makes me a bit leery at less than $50 for a full sized hide.
     
  2. Feb 12, 2017 #2

    coloradoclyde

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    Can't speak to the above vendor, but depending on the size of the hide, the price seems normal to slightly high...

    Because deerskins come from hunters, I like to hand inspect the hides....If I'm making something like clothing, having a bullet hole, knife cut or blemish in the wrong spot on a pattern can be frustrating...
     
  3. Feb 13, 2017 #3

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    is it a split or grain on hide? I have dealt with them a lot and that is where I buy all if my leather. top notch people!! great products and customer service and fast shipping. you are also buying from a picture of that hide and any imperfections will show up, you get what you see! again, great place to deal with!
     
  4. Feb 13, 2017 #4

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    Not sure if it's a split or not. I'm actually waiting on an email back from them answering a couple of questions. I hope it works out because I seem to go through moccasins like crazy haha
     
  5. Feb 14, 2017 #5

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    Note that their veg tan is sheep rather than beef.
     
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    if you are looking on their website or items on ebay, they always have a very good picture and excellent description of the piece being offered.

    they offer veg tan in cattle, sheep, buffalo ect. all are listed.
     
  7. Feb 23, 2017 #7

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    Got the hides the other day. I'd say it's a pretty darn good deal. I got the "distressed" hides (referring to color).

    Quality is pretty good: unfortunate they're stamped right in the middle. Were I to have ordered for leggings I'd have specified what I needed - they offered to do so. They'll do for mocassins!
     

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