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Old 02-03-2013, 09:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Bodnar720 View Post
one thing I have learned with leather, is if its close just a little loose. COOK that stuff lol, noticed putting on aftermarket covers some fit like a glove and some are like a loose tooth... I got a IR heat lamp and i put under there for 30-40 mins and it tightens up great.
What does that mean? If you are talking about "cooking" leather as heating it, you are out of your mind. The last thing you do to good leather is heat it in any way. Notice I said "good" leather. If you pay $75.00 for a hide, you can do anything you want to it, because it's garbage anyway.

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