Carbon Express Arrows
Loosing up a knife sheaths
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Contributors to this thread:
lewis 30-Jun-18
OkieJ 30-Jun-18
COHOYTHUNTER 30-Jun-18
Bou'bound 30-Jun-18
Killinstuff 30-Jun-18
lewis 30-Jun-18
Sling Shot 30-Jun-18
Paul@thefort 30-Jun-18
PECO 01-Jul-18
White Falcon 01-Jul-18
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BSBD 01-Jul-18
lewis 01-Jul-18
lewis 01-Jul-18
Franklin 01-Jul-18
woodguy65 02-Jul-18
wilbur 02-Jul-18
lewis 02-Jul-18
From: lewis
30-Jun-18
Have a couple of knife sheaths that have gotten pretty stiff. I have used saddle soap before but still pretty stiff any ideas will be appreciated Lewis

From: OkieJ
30-Jun-18
I have used vegetable oil on them and in time they came back.

From: COHOYTHUNTER
30-Jun-18
I've used baseball glove oil. It works really well

From: Bou'bound
30-Jun-18
Vaseline

From: Killinstuff
30-Jun-18
Blood and guts

From: lewis
30-Jun-18
Think the blood and guts years ago might have made them stiff but hope to add to that.Thanks for the ideas all Lewis

From: Sling Shot
30-Jun-18
Neatsfoot Oil Compound is what you want. Get it at a farm store. I saw some at Tractor Supply today.

From: Paul@thefort
30-Jun-18

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Google Search, ' care of knife sheaths'. and get the opinion of some knife and sheath makers.

From: PECO
01-Jul-18
My first suggestion would of been saddle soap. My next suggestion would be mink oil, and that will give it some waterproofing too.

From: White Falcon
01-Jul-18
The worst thing for leather is water. It will dry it out and stiffen it up. Try warm mink oil or vegetable oil. Rub it in and bend the sheath back in forth to soften the leather. It will never be the same, but will not be as stiff.

01-Jul-18
Olive Oil! Nothing works better.

From: BSBD
01-Jul-18
Hot Glove treatment and cream conditioner works very good. I’ve coached youth baseball teams over the last ten years and this stuff works better than anything. Old weather beaten leather gloves will look like new and new catchers mitts can be broken in in much less time. Better than any other oil I’ve used.

Tandy Leather carries Leather Amore and it works great to maintain leather that’s in good condition.

From: lewis
01-Jul-18

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Thanks for sharing Lewis

From: lewis
01-Jul-18
Anyone tried Obenaufs on their sheath heard some good things about this product Lewis

From: Franklin
01-Jul-18
Any and all leather products need to be cleaned and conditioned just like your boots. A sheath is made with a Vegetable tan similar to strap leather....saddles....belts etc. Not really a "supple" leather.

Clean it then apply a product with lanolin and beeswax and your could to go.

From: woodguy65
02-Jul-18
Baseball glove oil.

From: wilbur
02-Jul-18

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Sno Seal works great on all leather products.

From: lewis
02-Jul-18
Thanks all you mentioned lanolin I found a Rexall brand jar of lanolin in some of my grandfathers stuff must be 60 to 80 years old might have to play with that on some of my leather gear Lewis

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