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Dan Morris 05-28-2016 12:24 PM

Check Your Leather
 
Picked up my holsters that were in closet.45 belt holster was hard as a brick! Checked the others and they were fine.....Bianchi or SafariLand......the quality of leather does make a big difference! Spent a hour with saddle soap and even the 45 holster....unknown hand made are fine once again.Dang it, I check these often.
Dan
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GoodOlBoy 05-28-2016 01:05 PM

Yeah I found a fillet knife of mine the other day with a leather sheath that was hard as a rock. Saddle soap saved it, but you do have to keep an eye on them now and then. Weird thing is this is a factory sheath and it hardened up. Laying right beside it was a old butcher knife in a sheath that I made when I was six out of saddle leather. The old saddle leather sheath is still just as fine as the day I made it.

GoodOlBoy

Gil Martin 05-29-2016 08:57 AM

All good points
 
I keep after my leather slings, holsters and boots with Neatsfoot Oil and Mink Oil. Those products really work. All the best...
Gil


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