Speaking of leather, here's a story I just posted up on SuFu Alright fools, let's get back to manlier shit: leather. This is pretty badass. My buddy and I were at a house party. He had just received his sample calfskin moto, so of course he's wearing it. Free microbrew kegs, pretty girls, the party is fun, the house is actually nice, and... the owner has a fucking pit bull that was on the rag. Seriously. Bitch had a doggy maxi pad on (0). That thing hated all dudes but nuzzled up to girls; it was kind of fascinating. Long story short, at the end of the night, that fucker rears up and bites my friend in the arm, unprovoked. He said he accidentally made a fast movement toward the owner but I don't remember that. Luckily the owner was right there and got the dog off of him right away. This is the jacket. The highlighted parts are where the dog's teeth left dents. No tears, no holes, just three dents. So you're thinking, so what? Probably wasn't a hard bite. YOU THOUGHT WRONG, BITCH. The highlighted parts are the same toothmarks. TOJ IS YOUR NEW ARMOR. If the calfskin can protect that much, I want to see what the horsehide can do.
Yeah we were both amazed afterward. What makes it impressive to me is that you can see the dog's bite didn't end up around his whole arm, it cinched down on the meat of his forearm, which means it should've easily torn the jacket off like delicious, delicious meat.
My other friend who brought us to the party said he went back to the house and asked the people living there if they remembered it. They pretended like they didn't :O :/
Originally Posted by aeglus
Your friend is pretty lucky because otherwise he'd be in the hospital getting a shitload of stitches if he wasn't wearing that jacket. Also lucky it wasn't lamb.
haha after that I keep looking at my lamb DR and thinking, "Shit, that thing is gonna get mauled." Then I realize that's exactly what I want to happen to it. I want to thrash that motherfucker. It'd be pretty cool to ghetto repair a giant dog bite (super glue? Extra large needle with extra thick black thread?).
I'm interning at the newspaper in town and there's frequently blips on the police scanner about pitball attacks. It's actually become a bit of an epidemic in the city. Lots of people are breeding/owning these dogs and not bothering to control them. Subsequently, lots of calls over the scanner about bites, injuries, and even a couple deaths.
Your friend is very lucky. Owner sounds like an idiot for having a vicious dog loose around so many people.
Drew, do you guys handle alterations (on your own products)? Shoulders are a bit big for me and it's making the sleeves too long. If it's possible, how much would this modification run me (not counting the cost to ship there)? I tried to PM you, but your damn inbox is stuffed to the gills.