Originally Posted by vestbash
I brushed and buffed my unworn Lindricks yesterday. The finish starting coming up on my buffing cloth and the boot is noticeably duller. How do I even out the shine?
Originally Posted by mdubs
Brush and brush. :-) Eventually I would Reno and either Brown Paste Wax or Brown or Clear Saphir Cordovan Cream.
Originally Posted by sevenfoldtieguy
It was recommended that you continue to brush these. While I don't necessarily disagree with that, I would be careful. I have had C&J shell boots before where brushing did nothing more than take the finish right off - leaving a streaky appearance on the upper. I eventually returned them.
OP's post is not clear on whether he is just getting the factory polish off and getting down to the bare shell or if the actual finish is flaking off. If the former, keep brushing. If the latter, I had the same thing happen and adding Renovateur or Saphir cordovan cream took care of it.