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The Aero Sheene is a jacket style that has the slim fit of a cafe' racer but with the casual styling of collared men's jacket. This Sheene was made with CXL horsehide and a Minto Check Tweed liner! Call us at (206)550-3545 to get started with a fit jacket for your custom Sheene order...         www.thurston-bros.com   www.insurrectionperformance.com
If the Junya is the jacket that you'd like, there are a lot for sale out there...I think we can make something better.  But for this to be better, we do have to change things a bit...
 
The Model B Deluxe is a customized version of Vanson's standard Model B...it has a longer body, longer arms, no side buckles, a double-ended front zipper, and nickel hardware.  These custom changes allow customers to size down in this style for a tighter fit, without sacrificing body and arm length!  We have a full size run of these jackets in stock, so give us a call at (206) 550-3545 to place your order...   Vanson Model B...
The only two red options are Vanson's red rayon and red quilted liner...the red quilted liner is a classic British red liner that we see a lot in vintage Lewis Leathers and other British moto jackets.    There's just going to be one prototype that we'll be working with to start the production process...the spec details can be altered for individual orders, but we'll have a single base model to work from. We're going back out tomorrow to a different fabric source to do some...
With what people have written, we're ruling out Check Tweeds and Tartans...we're off to our fabric source this morning to search for Japanese Florals...we'll try to post some photos up later today with ACTUAL liner options...  Wish us luck!
Here is a bunch of pages of Lochcarron Tartans:   http://www.lochcarron.co.uk/reiver-tartan/   We've always like the Lochcarron Check Tweeds as well, so people may want to check those out too...
Drummond Of Strathallan Modern Light Weight Tartan  
We go through most standard sources...  However, because of the quality of this jacket, every possible candidate for a liner will need to undergo a stress test for quality and longevity standards.  Once we know what people want, we can begin sourcing and testing.  However, my vote is to stick with either Black or Bright Red Rayon.  These are liners that we know the quality of, everyone likes them, they don't put many off, and they wear quite well...  With that said, we...
The Aero Sunburst is a jacket that's going to look awesome in our new Italian Full Grain Veg. Tanned Horsehide...please contact us to inquire about these new Aero hide options!   www.thurston-bros.com    
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