Tweed hard case repairs?

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  1. Telecentric

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    Anyone ever had a vintage case that needed to be repaired? I have one with a broken metal standoff/bumper (that the case sits on when set down but in vertical position) and a couple of other issues. I suppose I can use some hardware store parts if I have to, but surely there is someone who does this and has parts?
     
  2. schmee

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    I think you can find parts like feet or hinges that will work.. You may have to get creative on some things. Like: is the case broken where the foot came off or just the foot came off?
     
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    If it's truly vintage, fixing it could hurt the value...
     
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    Every city or town with airline service has a luggage repair place, often several. If they've been in business a while they'll have all kinds of locks and clasps and wheels and little chrome thingies that luggage sits on.
     
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    Do a internet search for luggage hardware...
     
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    On a few occasions, I’ve used the cobbler at the local shoe hospital to repair a couple of pieces of some great old Samsonite luggage I inherited.
     
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