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Old 12-21-2012, 08:01 PM   #1
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Default 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?


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Old 12-21-2012, 09:17 PM   #2
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Of course I use it! Besides leather, it is the cutting oil of choice for aluminum.


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That sounds kewel! Can you elaborate on that aluminum thing? Never thought it had a use beyond leather conditioning and preservation.
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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).
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Leather. Sure. Though I have gone to some baseball-glove related company's product to recondition older damaged leather.
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Yes i still use it as well, leather
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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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