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Old 03-25-2012, 10:38 AM   #1
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Leather Cleaning?

How do you guys clean your leather jackets/suits? Mine is getting pretty nasty from all the bugs I've smashed
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Old 03-25-2012, 10:48 AM   #2
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Mine are many years old...dirty leather adds charm!!
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It looks like I have yellow vomit all over my jacket from that trip. Not too charming
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Old 03-25-2012, 11:00 AM   #5
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Hmmmmm, id agree...disregard
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Try an old toothbrush (or new if u like bugs) and a spray bottle of water..
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for what you are describing i would use saddle soap and then a conditioner any western wear store or good shoe store should have both
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for what you are describing i would use saddle soap and then a conditioner any western wear store or good shoe store should have both
They also make liquid leather soap! But saddle soap would be good too!
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Where do I find this leather soap?
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cavenders, some feed stores, ive seen it at tractor supply. Pretty much anywhere that sells quality leather goods.
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Degreaser and a few microfiber cloths.
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Believe it or not, I use baby wipes, cleans even the nastiest splats and conditions the leather as well..just make sure the wipes are alcohol free.
If it's good enough for a baby's , it's good enough for leather.
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I use furniture leather wipes. Easy and effective.
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mine was covered with dirt, bugs and blood,

club soda for fabric, leather clean to clean, steam cleaner for deep clean then leather conditioner
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I use a damp cloth to clean the bugs off. Then treat the leather with this stuff called "leather only". It's the . I use it on my boots too. It gets the leather nice and supple but really conditions it nicely. Plus it smells good, like new leather. You can pick it up at those Houston shoe hospital places. At least that's where I got it.
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Baby wipes. Cleans ANYTHING. Just get the stuff without lotion or it will leave a residue.
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They sell leather jacket specific cleaner and condition, id use something specified.

Is it just me or do I want to protect my $400 leather jacket?
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Believe it or not, I use baby wipes, cleans even the nastiest splats and conditions the leather as well..just make sure the wipes are alcohol free.
If it's good enough for a baby's , it's good enough for leather.
+2. It's a great substitute for the damp cloth that is normally recommended for wiping down leather goods. Once I'm done cleaning the leather, I occasionally follow up with a good leather conditioner to keep it from drying out.
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