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Skoaktiebolaget – Carlos Santos, Enzo Bonafé, Saint Crispin’s, Paolo Scafora, Carmina, Rubinacci

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Leaves, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. MGD83

    MGD83 Distinguished Member

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    Just got these yesterday. I really love this make up:

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    I'm already on the second set of laces :) anybody know how to prevent tearing? I've seen suggestions to file the inside of the speed hook. Does that actually work?
     


  2. Frank the sheep

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    Don't tighten the laces when they are in the hooks, do it before and just lay them around the hooks.

    There is a film here somewhere showing how to do it....
     


  3. RogerP

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    ^^^ That's what I do and don't have any issue with shredded laces.
     


  4. MGD83

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    Thanks, going to try that today. Maybe I was lacing them too tight around the hooks.
     


  5. Leaves

    Leaves Affiliate Vendor Affiliate Vendor

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    The lads over in the Enzo Bonafé thread has started up this GMTO:


    • Enzo Bonafé Button Boot on 74948 last
    • Black calf with black peccary shaft
    • Dainite sole
    • Price: 5500 SEK ex VAT
    • Deposit: 50% deposit, 50% before delivery

    Please everyone, e-mail [email protected] and state:

    • Full name:
    • PayPal e-mail address:
    • Delivery address: for VAT deduction purposes

    For convenience sake, please write Enzo Bonafé GMTO Peccarry Balmoral in subject line. Lead time is about 3 months.

    Example of Button Boot with black peccary shaft:
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    74948 last (fits similar to Carmina Forest)
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    Normal style button boot (on the 363):
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    EDIT: my mistake, I thought you guys were doing a Balmoral boot but it was a Button Boot.
     
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  6. laufer

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    I am not on this project but I would suggest that you guys consider Bonafe Millerighe soles instead of Dainite. Millerighe soles seem to provide more traction than Dainite.
     


  7. rydenfan

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    that peccary leather looks pretty cool, should be a great makeup for you guys
     




  8. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Stylish Dinosaur

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    FYI peccary is supposed to be super warm (in case any of you live in warm climates)
     


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    Paging @RogerP
     


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  11. laufer

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    @Leaves

    I did and if you can find what lasts bonafe uses for Chelsea boots that would be great too.
     


  12. Leaves

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    You can get any last you want. I'm making a pair for myself on the 74945 last in suede. Placing the order as soon as I know if they can do a seamless Chelsea. It won't be a full seamless style though, there will still be a seem at the heel.
     
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  13. MGD83

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    74948 - are there any examples of this last other then the button boot above?
     


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