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Old 04-11-2006, 08:27 PM   #1
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how to make/keep leathers soft.

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Old 04-11-2006, 08:28 PM   #2
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Isn't there some oil you can use on them?
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Just use them, Chris, when they are new, they are a little stiff, but as you use them they get softer. Also, Patrick told me to use saddle soap to clean them that make them a little suppler.
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well, both my jacket and suit are well broken in, Ive had my jacket for 3 yrs now, and my suit is about 3 yrs as well.

I just wanna keep them real soft and plyable.
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Old 04-11-2006, 08:51 PM   #6
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Go to Cavenders and pick up some leather conditioner and saddle soap, that will help, just don't go overboard. Quality leather will soften with age not as good quality won't.


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eh, well these are both joe rocket items

blaster and a gpx suit.

but ill go try that stuff.
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Dunno how good it is for the leather over time, but I use the Meguirs gold class leather wipes and it makes my leathers nice and soft and cleans em too.
Just let it sit over night and whipe off the excess in the morning.
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Go to Cavenders and pick up some leather conditioner and saddle soap, that will help, just don't go overboard. Quality leather will soften with age not as good quality won't.


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i use that stuff on my work boots with good conditions but for what you want Chris, try Mink Oil. its next to the saddle soap at most western wear places in their boot section.

apply with a rag in small cirlces and let it dry overnight. gets its real soft and covers up any light scratches.
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Use saddle soap to clean, and as arturo said, mink oil to condition.
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