Specialists In Horse Riding Boots Zip Replacement, Key Cutting, Engraving Service, Motorcycle Leathers Repaired, etc etc

Star Boot Co.

QUALITY SHOE REPAIRS SINCE 1904 

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Use a small piece of wire wool to distress zip to match other zips on jacket
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All finnished, looks as good as new
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Zip is now stitched into jacket and looks pretty good
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Start to re-stitch new zip into jacket
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Take care to line everything up
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Then do same to other side of zip
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Glue new zip
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Stick new zip in place
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And glue jacket
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Start by using a blunt knife blade to cut old stitching
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Mark with chalk marker to line up new zip
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And remove one side of old zip
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And a few teeth missing from bottom
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A few zip teeth missing near top of zip
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Repaired with new anti slip soles & rubber heels
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Prepaired ready for new soles & heels
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In need of repair
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Toes now as good as new
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Finished and polished
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Now ready for machine trimming and polishing
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Roughly trim new sole to shape
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Press new soles on to shoes
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And glue new soles
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Glue shoes
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Scour bottom ready for new sole
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Patch now forms base for new sole
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Patch should now be flush with sole
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Grind patch level on overlap
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Roughly trip patch to shape or shoe
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Stick patches on to toes of shoes
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Glue toes ready for patch
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Grind toe flat
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Hole completley through upper
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Worn toes need patching and re-soling
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Then zip up to test new zip is working properly
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Put new leather tab on to zip puller
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Stitch bottom tab and then stitch the restof zip int boot
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Then glue rest of zip into boot
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Best to double stitch this part
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Stitch bottom 4" (10cm) in to boot
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When dry stitch bottom of zip in first, as this is main part
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then allow to dry for about half an hour
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Then glue bottom 4" (10cm) of zip in to boot
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Glue new zip in place at the bottom and make sure it is in the centre
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Get your new zip of same size
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Open boot and make sure all old zip has been completly removed
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zip is now fully out of boot
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Take care at the bottom as this part of the zip is well fixed in
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Cut stitching to relese zip out of boot
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Old zip, nylon teeth have worn
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New zip fitted and folly working, ready to wear again.
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Broken zip in need or replacement
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Re-stitch and jobs done
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Cut elastic to size and fit to strap.
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Fit new elastic to buckle.
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Measure new piece of elastic
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Remove old elastic.
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Unpick old stitching.
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Buckle elastic in need of repair.
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