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We found a great buy on men's high quality suede leather coats. It was so good, we
bought all that Warren Sewell had. If you aren't familiar, Warren Sewell
makes very high quality men's tailored clothing. These sportcoats are
better looking than the pics show. In stock right now are most sizes,
regulars and talls, in your choices of colors. Compare these with the
ones you see in department stores and men's shops at $269.00 to $300.00.
They were on closeout by the maker for $160.00 Now yours for only $99.99
each! ($114.99 on sz 50 & up) ... Nothing shopworn, all are
in new condition
from warehouses. Buttons vary some from coat to coat.
All are NICE.
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just scroll down for text until the pictures load.
Shown here in the lighter brown, or
camel color. High quality suede molds well to your body shape. The
sportscoat has the right linings in the right places, so it will
continue to look crisp for years.
CC Priced at Only
Model is also wearing Cumberland
pull-over SS knit shirt $29.99, & Cinch White Label jeans
$45.99, & Resistol Black Gold hat $299.99
|Front Left in
This suede coat can be yours in black,
brown, or light brown. (Rear
of Chocolate Suede shown below.)
|Front Right in
We ship USPS &
UPS. Average S&H about $12.00 to $16.00 in Continental
USA. Just add 1/2 again for 2 or 3 of them shipped to
the same location. They make great
Front Left of Black Suede
Rear of Black Suede
Front Right of Black Suede
Take a deep breath
and measure around the largest part of your chest. Measure
your belly if it's larger than your chest. This will be the
size, 42,48,52, etc. If you are under 6 ft tall, get a
regular. Over 6 ft, get a tall.
Also: small shirts - 38 or 40 Med shirts - 40 or
42 Large shirts - 42 or 44 XL - 46
or 48 XXL - 50 or 52. We only have a couple 54
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I can't believe
that it's Christmas time again. I'm not even sure what happened
to 2008. I got a little longer in my teeth...in fact, I have a
dental team fixing my teeth, for my wife. Thanksgiving supper
proved that my teeth chew fairly well. The wife would rather just look at the way they were, a few years
past. (Enough about me.) Merry Christmas. (link to Play)
every week we learn more, don't we? Next year, we will have our
Christmas Email Newsletters prepared before Thanksgiving, in series, and
ready to just adjust, then punch go. Thank you for all the
(close to 6000) emails and (about 3000) phone calls in the past two weeks. It has been a
little overwhelming, but we brought in another couple friends,
and spent three days upgrading systems to
This past year, you have seen some Cultured Cowboy
emphasis on cancer awareness. Several unrelated associates here
have been weirdly affected by this disease. Treatments have hit them
hard. We never know how much we appreciate our health, until
there is a crisis. This has had us all working on your orders,
and has delayed some of the web building we hoped to accomplish.
Thanks for calling with questions on new stuff that you knew our
manufacturers have available. You guys really make us feel like
now has a pet lizard. Why? Well, while we were adding
help, we figured why not? Cheap labor! Naw, really, we sell some Southwest
home decor along with all the statues,
Indian and horse
decor. We have most of the Trail of Painted Ponies Christmas
Collectables, and most Breyer Horse Ornaments, globes, etc. in
stock. (Next email will include more of these.) Somebody,
(me) thought it might be a good idea to have more
"interactivity & community" in the store. We're
all busy helping Santa get your orders out the doors. So, we
found "Draca", our bearded dragon lizard. She's our
answer to the "WallyWorld Greeter". We got a huge
glass case. Filled it with lizard stuff and some samples of our rock
art. Putting her in the front entry, Draca gets as much
attention as our inventory! And, with her terrarium nearby, I get to think about being
outside. (Working long hours at Christmas reminds me of being in
grade school. Wishing I was outside.) Still, I wouldn't trade
making all these Christmas dreams come true. It's in my blood.
this holiday time of year, we do need a good coat. Sure am glad we
have them! You probably saw the dress coat that brought you
here. But, our best selling coats online are the Oilskin dusters
by Kakadu and Outback
frock coats are priced right this season too. I was
wearing my Jackhammer
coat this morning when I got a call from the Greenwood
County Sheriff's Dept. Seems they needed some help with a couple
loose horses running up the road in a nearby neighborhood. They
weren't mine, like they hoped. Still, several of us helped until
animal control could trailer them off.
Christmas is a
time for family. I will be thinking much about mine this season.
If I could tell any advice to the younger
"whippersnappers" out there, it would be to
figure a way to love more. Jesus told us that the most important
things are loving God and loving neighbors as ourselves. First,
ya gotta love yourself to understand what this means. How can
you love another if don't love yourself? All of us have been
busted for something we did or didn't do. Jesus says, tell Him
your sorry. He loves us all enough to want to let us into His
favor. If we are sorry, and try to do better, He will enable us
with a Holy Spirit to help keep us racing down the right track.
You'll know what to do from there.
Christmas is a
time for joy. It is a time to share. It is a time that many
people feel incredibly lonely. No need. Know that God loves you,
and we love you. Find a Bible and read 1 Corinthians 12 &
13. Remarkable stuff. Not the Christmas story, but it'll mood ya.
If you lost a favorite horse this year, remember the good times.
Forgive the times you were thrown. If your horse is out to
pasture, make sure there is plenty of feed in its manger. If it
wandered off, always keep a front gate to the barn open. It
might come back. If not, know it is a creature that has to roam.
Love the times you have together.
below for "Sweet" Articles on these 3 Subjects
Let Your Kids have a
How not to Deal with Frozen Barn Water.
What is our best selling Christmas present? Nocona
Belts... we are moving thousands of dollars of affordable,
high quality belts for gifts. We stock 5 full racks, and the
maker can still deliver in time for Christmas too. Since you
read through all this letter, reward yourself with the same
S&H on 2 or 3 belts as on 1. Most will ship for $5.69 to $6.89
depending on weight and distance. Now get several belts or
suspenders or wallets shipped for the same S&H charge as
& ride safe!
Cowboy Tip: How not to Deal with
Frozen Barn Water.
Nothing is as aggravating as frozen pipes and hoses. Especially
when you have to get all barn chores done before you leave for
work. We asked, "What works best?" to a lot of people
and these are some of the answers:
1) We got tired of frozen spigots and
installed freeze proof faucets all over. When you cut off the
water, the water drains underground and pipes can't freeze. There's
some work digging a hole and filling with drain rocks, but the
time and money saved with frozen and busted pipes is really
2) The hardware store had a heater wire that
wrapped around our pipes. Then we added insulation. Then duck
tape. We plugged the heater wire cords into the receptacles that
the summer fans use.
3) Questions: Anybody tried to use a solar powered
something to heat water in a large pasture water tank? Anybody
tried digging a hole to lower the pasture water tank in the
ground, or to insulate and earth berm the sides?
4) Be sure to unhook and drain all water hoses the night before,
and even in the day, when it's really cold. All the freeze
proofing doesn't help when water hoses are frozen.
5) Locate your water buckets on a center wall of the barn if you
have a hall. Our barn is kinda old. We made an insulated box to
keep ours sitting in. Plywood, then insulation board, then
another layer of wood. Also, we use feed bags to chink the
cracks in walls that let fresh air inside the barns in hot
weather. If it's really airy, you can hang tarps on outside
6) Every since my boot went through the ice in the pasture water
tank, I keep a large metal ice pick near. The welder made it. He
put a point on a metal pole. I punch near the center and not
towards the sides. Be careful not to drop it through the tank
bottom too. One of those metal tamps used for fence poles works
7) What about pouring hot water from buckets filled from the hot
Cultured Cowboy offers a portable
hot water heater that is designed for warm water washing. It
should work on frozen water too. If you are within reach of a
regular water hose for the inlet, you have got hot water
anywhere. You can get one of those power inverters and run it
from your truck battery, or from any 110 wall socket. We spoke
to one customer who had a water tank he could fill and let pump
into his HottWash.
This kept continuous water flowing way out where there was no
hose to reach from a barn supply.
8) We ran electricity underground to the
watering tanks in the fields. Now we drop in a bucket heater
while we feed up. By the time we finish feeding, the water is
Any more ideas? Let us
know and we'll share them.
Cowboy Christmas Cookies:
Anybody can be a camp cook. All it takes
is years and years of starvation.
- 1 teaspoon baking
- 2 cups
- 1 teaspoon baking
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup butter,
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 cup packed
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon
- 2 cups rolled
cup semisweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease
baking sheets. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking
soda, and salt. Set aside.
In a large bowl, cream together the butter, white sugar,
and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at
a time, then stir in the vanilla. Gradually stir in the sifted
ingredients. Stir in the rolled oats and chocolate chips. Drop
by rounded teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets.
for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool
on baking sheets for 5 minutes before removing
- Recipe by
on Design Impressions
Cowboy Christmas for
Did you always want to ride with Roy, or Gene? Even my
sister liked "Flicka". Here are some tips others have
used to add a little cowboy in your Christmas:
1) There's always some old fence
with really rusty barbed-wire somewhere. We are replacing a lot
of ours this year and have coils of it scattered around. When
it's old, the barbs aren't so sharp & it's easy to bend. You
can coil it like a round wreath. You can put 12 penny nails in
3/4 inch plywood and make a form to bend around shapes like
stars, or Christmas trees, or a bell. Bend the wire around the
shapes until it looks as full as you want. Use tie wires in
strategic places to hold it all together, so it doesn't spring
loose, then pull it off the form. Now you can embellish between
the strands with greenery, and/or vines. Add some spurs,
horseshoes, bandanas, pine cones, tumbleweed parts, or Montana
Christmas ornaments. Strips from your old worn-out cowboy shirt
can be torn into sections to tie a bow.
2) Never throw away that first
pair of boots. Bronze those cuties and make bookends. Same
places that do babyshoes will do boots too. Have them mounted on
wood and fill the boots with pennies for weight. This is a great
Christmas gift for your kids as they approach 30...their baby
boots! Add some holly, mistletoe, or other Christmas greenery
for seasonal accents.
3) Get some small diameter cedar, lodge
pine, or whatever is local. Have a sawmill cut it in halves.
(Take 'em a batch of those cookies in this letter as a bribe.)
Nail, glue, peg, or however you like to fasten these, to some
older furniture you might find at a thrift shop or used
furniture store. (Scars are tattoos with better stories!) (Kids
are pretty rough on new furniture anyway.) Get your farrier to
sell you a pound of horseshoe nails. Put some horseshoes in the
right spots. Hopefully you were able to leave some
"stubble", (short branches) on the poles so you can
hang hats, ropes, Craighead
Chap Sets, and other cowboy gear on the finished
Of course, Cultured Cowboy has almost all
the stuff needed for these projects!