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, the bone leaves a quite translucent thick fatty surface, 

TWSS

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TWSS

OMG people I am clearly not talking about pricks. I am talking about bones used in shoe care, not the "bone" for "boners".

 

I am talking about this - http://www.asuitablewardrobe.net/shoes-shoe-care/shoe-care/deer-polishing-bone-6543.html - not whatever else is in your mind...

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And I was going to see the play Kinky Boots...takes on a little different meaning now
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A deer's bone? That's just sick.  And I'm pretty sure, illegal.

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A deer's bone? That's just sick.  And I'm pretty sure, illegal.

How come it's illegal when a heck load of deer is wandering in the East Coast? Furthermore, I thought there are even farms for these in some places only divine one knows.

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A deer's bone? That's just sick.  And I'm pretty sure, illegal.

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Nobody talk to this predator any more!  Deer rapist!

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P.S. It was slathered with GlenKaren cream first!!!
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Nobody talk to this predator any more!  Deer rapist!

I lolled!!

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Originally Posted by patrickBOOTH View Post

I used my dick to polish my shell shoes. Didn't do much for the shoes, but my dick! Wow! Try it, you'll like it!

Then I lolled again.

I like how the deer fiddler excuses himself by using farmed prey
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Nothing puts a deep glow on your Uncle Richard like a horse's butt.
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Originally Posted by traverscao View Post
 

It dries calf out.

i dont think it dries calf out if you apply it the correct way!!  if you soak in your shoes yes probably you ll have a problem cause of the solvents!! suede is the flesh side of the  hide, at the same hide  where the calf skin comes from also!(sorry for my English i try to do my best using these term cause when i uses google translation to translate from Greek's , Greek words are f up during translation) :happy:

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I've just taken delivery of my first batch of GlenKaren products. They were a bit pricey as I had to order them from a Swedish company. Looking forward to trying them, though and it's so good to have polishes that don't smell of turpentine!

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Hi All,

 

I've bought into my first decent two pairs of shoes in the aim of having something to be proud of and that lasts instead of replacing something dodgy every year.

 

I'm looking for a good routine to get into in terms of care but there are so many different products and methodologies that it's hard to get your head around it, so I thought I'd write up a post here on what I'm thinking so I can get some opinions. I'm certainly not a fanatic and don't want to spend my whole weekends polishing shoes so I just want a routine I can easily do to keep the shoes looking good.

 

First of all all the basic stuff like cedar shoe trees, rotation and daily brushing are covered, I'm looking more at the care and polish side of things.

 

So I have 1 black pair and 1 brown pair of Loake 1880s, both calf/full grain. I have the matching (wax) polish from Loake. What I was thinking was:

 

1. Every week or two depending on how the shoes hold up apply 2 coats of the Loake coloured wax and polish with a brush or cloth. I've just moved to vancouver so I think 2 coats will better help me with the rain. Do I brush between the coats of wax or do I let 1 coat dry, then apply another coat THEN brush/polish?

2. Every month or so use saddle soap to clean then when they're dry apply some leather conditioner, then do the usual 2 coats of coloured wax.

 

That's pretty much it. Is that going to keep them in good enough shape? Is once a month for saddle soap and conditioner too much or too little?

 

I was going to use the Allen Edmonds cleaner and conditioner here:

http://www.allenedmonds.com/aeonline/producti_SF513_1_40000000001_-1_513

http://www.allenedmonds.com/aeonline/producti_SF708_1_40000000001_-1_594

 

Although it says leather lotion so is that the same thing as conditioner?

 

They also have a cleaner/conditioner as a single product, is this generally recommended for or against (supposedly it darkens the leather, what lotions/conditioners don't)?

http://www.allenedmonds.com/aeonline/product_1150000_1_40000000001_-1?top_category=216&utm_source=SAS&utm_medium=Affiliate&utm_campaign=ShareASale

 

Happy to take recommendations on other brands, there's just so much out there but the AE stuff seems generally well regarded from what I've read.

 

What do I do with my matching belt for the brown shoes as well? The polish is actually a little darker than the natural leather colour so the shoes and belt are a bit out of sync. Do I just condition the belt now and then or do I do the full shebang on them as well?

 

Cheers


Edited by yoshiwaan - 10/24/14 at 11:24am
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Originally Posted by benhour View Post
 

i dont think it dries calf out if you apply it the correct way!!  if you soak in your shoes yes probably you ll have a problem cause of the solvents!! suede is the flesh side of the  hide, at the same hide  where the calf skin comes from also!(sorry for my English i try to do my best using these term cause when i uses google translation to translate from Greek's , Greek words are f up during translation) :happy:

Yeah I guess you have a point there Ben. But, I don't really know. Chances are that it will dries smooth calf out really fast because smooth side required more lubricant to flex, whilst flesh side actually need to remain dry and being nicely separated (hence the nap).

 

And furthermore, it's OK if there is any linguistic difficulties - we'll always help ya ll the best we could.

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I used my dick to polish my shell shoes. Didn't do much for the shoes, but my dick! Wow! Try it, you'll like it!

Pat, I used to come up with the idea that someday we'll use sperm for shoe care, remember? Divine shoe care product that will make shoe last till the next millenium LOL!!!!

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