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Old 04-05-2010, 04:11 PM   #1
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CLEANING A LEATHER JACKET

ok could use some suggestions I got alot of bug guts on my jacket from my recent trip through the forest how do I clean my A* leather jacket instructions tell you what not to do ( do not bleach, do not dry clean, do not immerse in water) so WTF am I allowed to do?
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Old 04-05-2010, 04:14 PM   #2
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Umm, leather cleaner?


Sorry couldn't resist, but seriously leather cleaner, or a damp cloth.
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Old 04-05-2010, 04:18 PM   #3
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I always spot clean with a warm damp cloth and a little (drop or 2) laundry detergent. I use a toothbrush for the tough spots, then recondition the leather according to mfgr directions.
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Old 04-05-2010, 04:20 PM   #4
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I always spot clean with a warm damp cloth and a little (drop or 2) laundry detergent. I use a toothbrush for the tough spots, then recondition the leather according to mfgr directions.
thanks I'll try that

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Sorry couldn't resist, but seriously leather cleaner, or a damp cloth.
I tried some leather wipes I got from wally world didn't seem to do the trick ill try jetcycles method then follow up with the wipes.
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Old 04-05-2010, 04:22 PM   #5
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WHat do you do when the jacket smells like ahole??? You know when you wear it all summer and sweat all in it? Leather Cleaner can clean the outside but what about the inside???
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great question any takers? I have not had the honor of riding full gear in Houston summer so this one will be interesting.
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The smells tells you to buy a new jacket... lol
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WHat do you do when the jacket smells like ahole??? You know when you wear it all summer and sweat all in it? Leather Cleaner can clean the outside but what about the inside???
Febreeze that
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Have you ever febreeze t? It still smells like t with a hint of febreeze
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TO CLEAN THE OUTSIDE

Place a small amount of a gentle, moisturizing bath soap like Dove on a damp cloth and work it into a light lather. Rub the damp cloth on the leather without getting the leather too wet.

Using a fresh damp cloth, wipe off the lather. Do not use water to rinse the leather. Then polish the item with a dry towel. After it has dried completely, treat the article with a leather conditioner.

TO CLEAN THE INSIDE

Using a damp cloth or sponge, rub saddle soap into the leather. Work the soap into a light lather. Wipe away the lather and allow the item to air dry. Oil the leather with a leather preservative such as mink oil.
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