After wanting one for more than 20 years. I finally decided to order a custom leather jacket from Langlitz here in Portland, Or. I am actually embarrassed that I do not own one already. I am from portland (or at least have lived half my life here) and should already own one of these amazing pieces. They have been here since 1947 and all the details can be found on their site. www.langlitz.com. This might be one of the worst sites ever, but that is part of the appeal. It feels like the first website ever made. details of my specific jacket; Crescent style black medium cow leather. two zippered hand pockets (leather lined) one chest pocket added gun pocket (if someone offers the option of a gun pocket don't you have to take it?) stash pocket in the inside left armpit (maybe I should not have told you about this one) The guy measuring me actually told me at this point that the portland police department is aware of these pockets..... added zipper wallet pocket in the inside. all pockets other than the hand pockets will be lined with 10oz cotton duck fabric. Normal wait time can average 12 months. Mine will be done in roughly a month. I think maybe the economy and the slow season helped me get this faster. They did show me an article in the NYT that just was written where they featured some of the jackets and said that they send out a bunch of catalogs. funny story. When I went to the shop for the first time I have to admit I was a little intimidated. These jackets are for hard core bikers (which I am not) I pulled a flight jacket off the rack that had a cloth band at the bottom. I said "can I get this jacket but with a leather bottom. His response was "Then it would not be that jacket" I did not stay long.... we have since had discussions about their japanese products including their denim being made with Kevlar in japan. we are buddies now. see my blog for one fuzzy picture of me getting measures. my girlfriend is not a very good photographer with my iphone. I will update with photos when I get the jacket. feel free to ask any questions.