Originally Posted by Shadyscott69
No intention to insult you. Sorry if it seemed so.
I am not going to say they are lying, but I would like to see the width of the hides they are using to turn the leather perpendicular to their "strapping' cuts. That would call for a cow the size of a hippo. Additionally, leather doesn't have a "grain" in the sense that wood does. It wouldn't really do anything to turn the pieces.
While I've seen some of the Beltman belts and was quite impressed, I did wonder a bit when I read that quote.