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ta0

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Leather top
« on: November 06, 2019, 02:57:26 PM »

Guillermo's dad made this top for Cuper:









I don't recall another solid leather top. Very unique.
The layered construction, with a steel tip going all the way through, reminds me a bit my reinforced-rubber top:

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Re: Leather top
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2019, 06:29:02 PM »

Padre de gillermo hizo un trabajo espectacular ,a qué llamas trompo de goma
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Re: Leather top
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2019, 11:26:35 PM »

a qué llamas trompo de goma
Made of similar material as a car tire. The turner told me that it dulled his tools.
https://www.ta0.com/forum/index.php/topic,646.msg5511.html#msg5511
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Re: Leather top
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2019, 06:32:40 AM »

Bien trompo para batalla sin duda...
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Re: Leather top
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2019, 10:29:21 AM »

That rubber tire top looks familiar.  I may have one of those in the Don Olney collection.
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Re: Leather top
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2019, 11:57:14 AM »

That rubber tire top looks familiar.  I may have one of those in the Don Olney collection.
I doubt it, as this was a one-off made by a Uruguayan turner. But it probably looks familiar because you saw it at my house  ;D
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Re: Leather top
« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2019, 02:59:03 PM »

Hmmm.
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