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mountainskytop 12-21-2012 08:01 PM

Does anyone still use Neats Foot Oil?
 
Neats Foot Oil was very popular to keep leather goods in great shape! Anyone still use this stuff?

hiwall 12-21-2012 09:17 PM

Of course I use it! Besides leather, it is the cutting oil of choice for aluminum.

mountainskytop 12-22-2012 12:24 AM

That sounds kewel! Can you elaborate on that aluminum thing? Never thought it had a use beyond leather conditioning and preservation.

hiwall 12-22-2012 12:28 AM

Different metals and cutters/cutting speeds require different cutting fluids. For most aluminum work you can use neatsfoot oil as a cutting fluid(it has been used for this for many years).

HockaLouis 12-23-2012 02:12 PM

Leather. Sure. Though I have gone to some baseball-glove related company's product to recondition older damaged leather.

racer_x 12-23-2012 02:20 PM

Yes i still use it as well, leather

Sonic82 12-23-2012 02:26 PM

I wouldn't use oil on shaped and molded leather goods, such as knife sheaths and holsters. It will soften the leather and loose its shape.


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