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Reiver's Recent Activity

  1. Reiver liked Tweedboy's post in the thread Offical TRICKERS shoes and boots thread.

    I agree with the polish comment Reiver. To be fair the leather was very tired and lacklustre after about 7 years of hard wear. They’ve...

    May 22, 2019 at 2:13 PM
  2. Reiver replied to the thread ** Quintessential Crockett & Jones Thread ** (reviews, quality, etc...).

    A good find! I quite fancy trying a ridgeway at some point.

    May 22, 2019 at 10:08 AM
  3. Reiver liked caffed's post in the thread ** Quintessential Crockett & Jones Thread ** (reviews, quality, etc...).

    They’re a special makeup that I got as remainders. Ridgeway soles and 360 storm welt as well.

    May 22, 2019 at 9:50 AM
  4. Reiver liked FibroblastsMakeLeather's post in the thread ** Quintessential Crockett & Jones Thread ** (reviews, quality, etc...).

    Whiskey Wednesday. Cleaned these up a little last weekend. [ATTACH]

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  5. Reiver liked zippyh's post in the thread Offical TRICKERS shoes and boots thread.

    Hatch grain Stows. [ATTACH]

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  6. Reiver liked Crafty Cumbrian's post in the thread Boots Boots Boots - For Boot Guys Only.

    Sanders purchased recently on sale, I may not live long enough to see them broken in....stiffffffff! [ATTACH]

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  7. Reiver replied to the thread ** Quintessential Crockett & Jones Thread ** (reviews, quality, etc...).

    Never realised they had done a Coniston in that leather. It looks to have aged very nicely. I was hoping they would lighten up a bit in...

    May 22, 2019 at 2:40 AM
  8. Reiver replied to the thread ** Quintessential Crockett & Jones Thread ** (reviews, quality, etc...).

    Thanks, i’ll take a look at the Alden’s

    May 22, 2019 at 2:38 AM
  9. Reiver liked caffed's post in the thread ** Quintessential Crockett & Jones Thread ** (reviews, quality, etc...).

    I have some Conistons in that leather. Ages really nicely. They initially had some red undertones that faded away to more brown over...

    B0451A46-4C73-4260-8F67-CB6E14859BB1.jpeg May 22, 2019 at 2:37 AM
  10. Reiver liked FibroblastsMakeLeather's post in the thread ** Quintessential Crockett & Jones Thread ** (reviews, quality, etc...).

    I tried them on in the Jermyn St. store last year. For some reason they weren't as beguiling as the Alden 990s. However, they may age...

    May 22, 2019 at 2:37 AM
  11. Reiver liked BeaverCleaver's post in the thread Church's Appreciation Thread.

    Just one thing Bookbinder is not the leather it is the finish. The shoe in either the bookbinder or regular finish is the same full...

    May 21, 2019 at 10:53 PM
  12. Reiver replied to the thread ** Quintessential Crockett & Jones Thread ** (reviews, quality, etc...).

    Does anyone here own a Lanark? I quite look the look of them but have only ever seen the website pics. It’s the dark brown burnished...

    May 21, 2019 at 2:07 PM
  13. Reiver liked laufer's post in the thread ** Quintessential Crockett & Jones Thread ** (reviews, quality, etc...).

    I think oak waxwdhide is thicker and may require more breaking time in. You are the only one who can tell that. Maybe 228 last is just...

    May 21, 2019 at 2:03 PM
  14. Reiver replied to the thread Offical TRICKERS shoes and boots thread.

    Lovely boots, I’ve always quite liked them. They tend to be expensive over here compared to Northampton boots. The polish should wear...

    May 21, 2019 at 2:02 PM
  15. Reiver liked Tweedboy's post in the thread Offical TRICKERS shoes and boots thread.

    Yes they are CXL. They were stripped back with something like renovateur and then just polished. They might be a wee bit shinier than I...

    May 21, 2019 at 2:00 PM

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