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  • #21
    Does anyone have contact info for Gary?


    • #22
      I bought a pair of lined Perri's leathers and they are all shaggy on the sides from the nylon. They are also difficult to pull through if changing the stirrup length. They do the job but I would like to know if all nylon lined leathers shed like that and are they all fatter and thus hard to pull through.


      • #23
        Originally posted by KateD View Post
        Does anyone have contact info for Gary?
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        • #24
          Originally posted by Dewey View Post
          Thanks Dewey!


          • #25
            Love my GM leathers! I've had them for over a year and they are holding up very well.


            • #26
              Another Gary Mundy fan. I have 5 pairs of his fine leathers and will only ever buy from him.
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              • #27
                Prestige. I love them.


                • #28
                  I need a pair of GM leathers, for sure, but I've also been very happy with my M. Toulouse leathers.


                  • Original Poster

                    Hmmmm, sounds like I'll have to contact him!

                    What are the price of the M.Tolouse leathers??

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                    • #30
                      Originally posted by PNWjumper View Post
                      I love the Beval flat buckle stirrup leathers. They don't stretch (because they're nylon lined), last forever, and best of all, come in a "short adult" size which means no having to cut down the leathers for me!
                      I've had these for 6 years and I love them.


                      • #31
                        Originally posted by TatteredDaydreamer View Post
                        Hmmmm, sounds like I'll have to contact him!

                        What are the price of the M.Tolouse leathers??

                        They're $91 from SmartPak: http://www.smartpakequine.com/m-toul...ers-4427p.aspx

                        They're quite soft—I'd compare them to any of the much more expensive calfskin leathers.


                        • #32
                          Originally posted by trafalgar View Post
                          I bought a pair of lined Perri's leathers and they are all shaggy on the sides from the nylon. They are also difficult to pull through if changing the stirrup length. They do the job but I would like to know if all nylon lined leathers shed like that and are they all fatter and thus hard to pull through.
                          This hasn't happened to me with my Bates, and I've actually only had it happen with a very old pair of leathers that were obviously on their last legs. They are easy to adjust and take on/off the saddle. I am about six years in and there are no loose threads or anything.


                          • #33
                            Gary Mundy for sure! My daughter has 1 pr and my son has 2 prs. Amazing quality, amazing price, and there is just something special about having a custom made item with your initials! My kids have had very little stretching and the leathers still look almost brand new after a year of hard use!
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                            • #34
                              Gary hands down. I have a leash, collar, two pairs of leathers, and a lead from him.his stuff is great!


                              • #35
                                Stubben fancy leathers: http://www.marystack.com/stubben-fan...FQTqnAod8TsAMQ. I have a pair on my dressage saddle that's going on strong with 5 years of regular use, and they still look lovely. I have the Bates on my jumping saddle, but they are getting kind of "squishy" and when i replace them, I will buy some more Stubben ones. Plus, I like the finished ends.

                                Those of you with Gary Mundy leathers, do they scratch up a calfskin saddle? My Devoucoux is calfskin and regular leathers will rub pretty badly, which is why I use calfskin leathers.
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