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  1. kwhitelaw

    kwhitelaw Distinguished Member

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    has anyone ever picked up Renomat from Leffot? I wasn't able to reach them today, but was hoping that if they sold it, they could get it in my package thats shipping tmrw..
     


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    I'm interested in being part of this project. Please keep me in mind as it develops.

    See Ya,
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  3. Papa Doble

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    I've been wanting to explore Carmina, and had been eyeing the Epaulet Anderson Jumper Boot in Cognac.

    So is Carmina's cognac between ravello and cigar?
     


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    Send them a Modified last and see what they say.
     
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  5. kwhitelaw

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    oh man.. time to sell a couple body organs if they can work up some modified last
     


  6. El Argentino

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    Cognac is a great color. It's a mid-dark brown with great depth - paler than Ravello, but without the green undertones of Cigar. It's really stunning.

    Similarly, Ruby goes further in the red direction than even #4. Saddle sits between light Whiskey and Ravello; again, paler (more transparent - kind of hard to explain), but less yellow than whisky.

    Carmina offers great shell colors, and are apparently well stocked Cordovan-wise. Their QC is top notch. Check out the deep green "Loden" color being discussed on the Epaulet thread right now as well. They also do a Navy shell which is absolutely stunning.

    FWIW, not that I'm in a position to order new shoes at the moment, but a Ruby Thor boot would be stunning and very unique.
     
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    Just Saphir brown cordovan cream (I assume it just has more dye)

    Also like NTL CXL but I also wanted a brown (like the Indy color) but with a natural welt; plan on getting another pair on Leffot's next run.
     


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    You have some great models... PM sent
     


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    Gcb,
    I'd be in for the cognac. I'm missing a cigar boot in the collection. Wouldn't mind something cigaresque or ravello-ish.

    I'd probably be in for the ruby as well. How does it stack up next to color 8?

    E widths possible?

    Where do we stand on eyelets vs speed hooks?

    Commando sole?

    Sorry if this has been addressed. Movers come tomorrow and I'm swimming in boxes and feeling a bit overwhelmed. This Thor idea is a nice mood lifter :)
     


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    Put me down as definitely interested in a cognac or cigaresque Carmina boot.... Sounds like a great project and could scratch my shell "itch"... :)
     


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    You know I'm in.
     


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    Ruby shell is awesome.

    Be aware that sometimes "cognac" comes out more cigar than ravello.

    Cognac (AS, but you get the idea), #4, Ruby, Ravello.
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    A cigar-ish boot would be great IMO.
     


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