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Ill tell you how I was stretching them! :wink:

 

shoes/boots would be put on stretcher in the morning and taken off at finishing time and then another pair would be put on over night to stretch.

 

11 pair a week :oops:

 

Thats how NOT to do it! :wink:

 

Eeer! Nobody wants to know how not to do it Hibs :roll:

 

I know how not to bake a wedding cake. :lol:

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Eeer! Nobody wants to know how not to do it Hibs :roll:

 

I know how not to bake a wedding cake. :lol:

 

who would want to know that either?

 

Perhaps it goes:- While you wait, spray them with stretcher, rack them up give them 5 minutes spray some more stretcher on them and let the customer walk home to stretch them, them selves?

 

£2 for the stretching £3.60 for the spray, fiver in the till all WYW?

 

 

OR

 

Rack them up for 1/4 a day instead of 1/2 a day. = 24 pair a week instead of 11?

OR

 

Buy 2 stretchers if your that busy on them instead of one?

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You dont need to stretch those UK, just open the zip for them and they can then get them on :lol: :lol: :lol:

 

No reason not to, as with all risky jobs, advise and disclaimer signed. It aint worth the paper it's written on but 95% dont know that.

 

We do alterations on them, but don't like stretching the calf with zips in, as the zip will go before the leather gives :D

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This can be the case with the harder leathers, each pair has its own limits, the skill is knowing how far to go, not something you can tell the answer to on a forum as you have the knowledge to estimate this but it has taken years of trial and error to get to this stage.

In general, the softer the boot the easier it is to stretch. If there is a leather lining usually forget it. But there are always exceptions.

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still waiting on the explanation and method of stretching you now adopt hibs :roll: like uk says, we know how not to bake a cake :shock:

 

You were offered the explanation Rick at the same time as Joe, he suffered a week of cat & mouse games to get there but you would not go through with it. I tried you on another one to but you would not play ball there either, remember the Fish Tank?

 

Joe put the effort into it and is reaping the rewards.

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Why the secrecy Hugh? Do you have a trademark to protect? Your never secret with your criticism :?

 

£2 for stretching? :shock:

 

Overnight only, £4.50 for shoes and £7 for boots, no cost of spray involved :wink: Own risk only.

 

Keith

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Thanks again Hibs.

 

There is no secrecy Keith, I just expect an input rather than handing it on a plate.

 

It is not just how or what price, and £2 is way off scale BTW, it is the why factor plus unless you are motivated then you only get a small part of this potential turnover. There is far more to it than just stretching, all of you out there can do stretching so there is no secrecy in stretching.

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shoes stretched from £5 8)

boots stretched from £10 8)

Calfs stretched from £10 8)

doing what i did in a week every day now :D

 

hehehehehehe :lol:

 

what offshore account do you want the royalties paid into Hugh? :lol:

 

just to throw a spanner in the works that "special" :wink: liquid is brilliant :lol:

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Joe, that is music to my ears.

I am absolutly over the moon at what you are doing, that success and that accolade is payment enough.

 

yer puts the effort in and yer reaps the rewards.

 

Know what, Ive been touting this about for 40 years and no-one has listened, because they cant see beyond their noses, countless thousands have been lost over the years. Maybe now there wil be an upsurge in the interest but you joe have the key, the secret stays locked in my vault.

 

One day I will visit you and you can buy ne that drink, a promise.

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