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paddlefoot 12-19-2010 03:31 PM

Synthetic vs genuine leather chaps
 
Hey there! I'm in the market for a set of full-length training chaps, I was just wondering if anyone has noticed a difference between synthetic and leather ones.
Do either of them bleed onto the saddles, grip difference, quality and durability etc.
I'm looking for a black pair.

WickedNag 12-20-2010 07:06 AM

I am not one to use synthetic so though I have never tried it I would opt for leather.

Reiterin 12-20-2010 08:58 PM

I have synthetic half chaps and I love them.

paddlefoot 12-21-2010 03:59 PM

How did u take care of them? were they easy to wash? I'd imagine the leather ones would need to be dry cleaned...
I opted for the synthetic ones. Hopefully I like them. I had to order them, because the shop here doesn't normally carry chaps - so I wasn't able to compare them in person.
I'll find out soon I guess!


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