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blackwolfe

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Leather treatment
« on: May 14, 2015, 11:44:14 pm »
I'm getting a leather sheath for an axe head.  What should I treat the leather with.  Will the recommended treatment keep the leather soft and supple?  Will it help to provide any protection to the steel axe head?
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Leather treatment
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Re: Leather treatment
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2015, 04:53:33 am »
Neatsfoot Oil.     
Will work for ammo
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Re: Leather treatment
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2015, 07:56:14 am »
Or Mink Oil...

Which I think is about the same thing as Neats.
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Leather treatment
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2015, 10:35:04 am »
Similar!  Mink oil is rendered mink fat and neats foot is cattle shins rendered of its fat.  Both I've used and both are great!

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Re: Leather treatment
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2015, 11:47:36 am »
I use mink oil on almost all my leather goods except holsters.







As a side note, many reloaders also use mink oil for case lube.
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Re: Leather treatment
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2015, 06:59:30 am »
I'm a lexol user. The stuff is awesome for keeping your leather fed.

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