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    Quote Originally Posted by Todd Bradshaw View Post
    Very nice. You may find, like I did on one of mine, that the sound of the chain hitting on the front as you walk drives you nuts. I'm probably going to braid some sort of simple leather lanyard to replace the chain with on mine.
    After a short "test run" wearing this thing, I tend to think you're right, Todd. So I shamelessly stole your idea, dug into my pile of deer antlers, and came up with this:

    Wasn't sure I could braid a lanyard that wouldn't be overly stiff, so went with a simple narrow strip of leather dyed to match. Silent, works fine. Thanks for the suggestion!
    Last edited by picker77; 10th September 18 at 09:54 AM.

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    Yep, that looks like a good solution to the noise. Mine is on a molded leather sporran, where the leather is quite stiff and resonant. Walking created this barruuuump, barruuump chain on leather noise which kind of sounded like some sort of death march to the gallows. :-)

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    I like the antler as a closure. I drilled two small holes in the back of an tine tip, then sewed it to the flap of my sporran. The leather loop is sewn to the the bag and the weight of the contents keep the leather taught thus closed well.
    I used a Dremel tool to engrave the clan motto.

    I think you will like the silent elegance of your sporran better. Thank you Todd for the suggestion.
    Last edited by Tarheel; 10th September 18 at 03:02 PM.

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    A good alternate antler idea, Tarheel. Nice job!

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