DELZ, can you give me your idea of the purpose of the leather is more important to have that thick look and to the smaller 'tumbled ' look on a shoe??My guess, it is an individual taste. Or,maybe,... you know what DALE EVANS said to ROY ROGERS??'WHATEVER TRIPS YOUR TRIGGER!!', LOL!! Larry,Naples,FL.
Added note, 'TRIGGER' was ROY ROGERS horse.LOL!!