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    Default How to fix my leather boots? I NEED HELP!!

    I have a pair of leather boots that I've worn for like 6 years now. They're the best boots that I've ever worn. Recently while putting them on for a call the one side of the pull strap to pull the boot onto my foot ripped off. I can still use them, but its a little difficult to pull them on now especially while wearing pants. I've seen some people that have used a piece of webbing and did a home fix. I looked everywhere online but couldn't find anything on how to fix them. If anyone could help me that would be awesome!! Thanks!!

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    Take them to a horse tack store and see if they can stitch it back together for you.
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    This is probably not much help, but I found a cobbler in the local mall that fixed mine relatively cheaply.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eng34FF View Post
    This is probably not much help, but I found a cobbler in the local mall that fixed mine relatively cheaply.

    Was that a Peach Cobbler??......... Giant and Safeway both have them in Baked Goods.........

    Seriously, an old fashioned Shoe Repair Shop would be the best place to go..... 34, I didn't know there were any down that way.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by hwoods View Post
    Was that a Peach Cobbler??......... Giant and Safeway both have them in Baked Goods.........

    Seriously, an old fashioned Shoe Repair Shop would be the best place to go..... 34, I didn't know there were any down that way.....
    I had to go to annapolis. That's local to us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hwoods View Post
    Was that a Peach Cobbler??......... Giant and Safeway both have them in Baked Goods.........

    Seriously, an old fashioned Shoe Repair Shop would be the best place to go..... 34, I didn't know there were any down that way.....
    Hey Harve, what about the Fire Dept. Tack Shop? You know the Farrier on a first-name basis don't you?????
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    A real deal shoe repair shop could make the fix fairly easily. They have the tools and the skill to stich and repair leather. And as somone else pointed out, a tack shop could do it as well. But in most cities, you will find far more shoe reapair shops then tack shops!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FWDbuff View Post
    Hey Harve, what about the Fire Dept. Tack Shop? You know the Farrier on a first-name basis don't you?????
    Now thats funny!!
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    If you can't find a good cobbler try using pop rivets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WD6956 View Post
    But in most cities, you will find far more shoe reapair shops then tack shops!
    You would have to go about a hour away from my city to find a shoe repair shop! We have plenty of tack shops though!


    Quote Originally Posted by eastcoastFF View Post
    If you can't find a good cobbler try using pop rivets.
    That's what I was going to suggest!

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    FD TACT SHOP!! Hey don't frigging laugh too hard. My old department still has a leather - canvas shop. They make lots of leather straps and other goods. They make the leather radio straps the department uses.
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    How about just looking into a new pair? Six years is a long time for boots, especially if your dept. is busy. Not to mention that if ONE pull-up strap has given up the ghost, then ANOTHER probably isn't that far behind (or seam failing, or sole wearing out, etc.).

    Does your dept. have a PPE maintenance/replacement program or clothing allowance?
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    Quote Originally Posted by FWDbuff View Post
    Hey Harve, what about the Fire Dept. Tack Shop? You know the Farrier on a first-name basis don't you?????

    We have Tac Channels, I didn't know there was a special shop for that, I just called Radio Repair............ As to Farrier, You mean Bill Farrier?? He's Tiller on Truck 6/A shift..........
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