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Re: Upholstery
« Reply #15 on: February 16, 2015, 06:36:31 AM »
Bob ! You started my day with a laugh -thank you  :) Rhonnda Bell and stoat canvas  ;D
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Re: Upholstery
« Reply #16 on: February 16, 2015, 09:15:12 AM »
Glad to have made your morning Richard.
Well I did say it was Leatherette didnt I? The leather could have been from a stoat! Specially bred for the purpose as andrewG suggested. ;D
Oh all right STOUT then but its much more boring. ;)

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Re: Upholstery
« Reply #17 on: February 16, 2015, 09:55:21 AM »
I've always loved the word stout , but it's sometimes used to describe me nowadays which I don't like  :)
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Re: Upholstery
« Reply #18 on: February 16, 2015, 10:03:11 AM »
Leatherette is a chemically produced imitation of leather. Some vinyl can be leatherette, then? Or is Leatherette a patented process? Snakeskin for Messerschmitts could be classed as leatherette, but is always called snakeskin, and is not patented. Not to be confused with leveret, which is only going to be small patches of hare.
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Re: Upholstery
« Reply #19 on: February 16, 2015, 10:16:09 AM »
I think rexine is cheaper , I know it doesn't (c)oscelot  ;)
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Re: Upholstery
« Reply #20 on: February 16, 2015, 11:37:01 AM »
Weaz,el like things to not cost osc'elot. :D

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Re: Upholstery
« Reply #21 on: February 16, 2015, 12:02:09 PM »
This is ridiculous ! On this forum one cannot tell if two things are stoatally different or just miss pelt
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Re: Upholstery
« Reply #22 on: February 16, 2015, 12:31:53 PM »
I know, its getting under my skin!  I'm told there is a good supplier in Stoat Newington!  ;D

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Re: Upholstery
« Reply #23 on: February 16, 2015, 01:02:03 PM »
I will go to stoat newington and stay with my Auntie  Vi n I'll see if he has any left ( GROAN )  :)
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Re: Upholstery
« Reply #24 on: February 16, 2015, 01:08:54 PM »
This has gone quite far enough! I'm surprise Marcus hasnt chipped in, this is his thing usually. I guess he is still recovering from the gig.
I'm told he has formed a new band  "Marcus de Mohair and the Leatherettes"!

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Re: Upholstery
« Reply #25 on: February 16, 2015, 01:11:19 PM »
Rexine? That was by the Police, wasn't it. No idea if anyone choose to cover it later, Mink DeVille. Ermine's 'Ermits?, Dave Brock of Hawkwind or maybe some otter band, but it was very popular in its day.
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Re: Upholstery
« Reply #26 on: February 16, 2015, 01:46:24 PM »
As Bob said this thread has probably run long enough , I have been expecting  Marcus to be piping up , he's probably in pleats . I know it's had me in stitches at times  ;D
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Re: Upholstery
« Reply #27 on: February 16, 2015, 03:32:46 PM »
Easy lyrics to remember. Tune get's stuck in your head, despite being annoying!  ::)

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Re: Upholstery
« Reply #28 on: February 16, 2015, 05:04:06 PM »
Thats enough, no more furry stoat like animal puns please! In all seriousness, I did once buy some pretty good leatherette from Nick Pollcat of this forum, I think I still have it, ferreted it away somewhere! ;)
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Re: Upholstery
« Reply #29 on: February 16, 2015, 07:09:31 PM »
I remember it being backed with a very stoat canvas.

Typical - what looks like a vegetarian-friendly seat material is ruined because they slaughter wee animals to make the backing canvas!

Surely the main use of Rexine was to cover the outside of Dansettes and Roberts radios?
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