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Do I need to waterproof my Yearling leather R.M. Williams?

voyaging

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Bought some R.M. Williams in Yearling leather, do I need to waterproof them before I wear them out in the snow?
 

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Originally Posted by voyaging
Bought some R.M. Williams in Yearling leather, do I need to waterproof them before I wear them out in the snow?

Assuming you bought one of the wholecut boots, you'll get leakage at the welt or in the elastic bands. The leather itself will be fine. This is my experience w. the Comfort Turnouts in brown yearling.
 

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Originally Posted by makewayhomer
If you want the leather to be waterproof, yes . Otherwise, no!

What exactly does waterproofing do? Does it prevent the leather from being damaged or is it for some other purpose?
 

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Prevent leather damage. And probably won't do much in actual bad weather...




Quick answer thread plz mr. Speshul flower /thread.
 

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