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Leather Jacket: ELBOW TOO TIGHT

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New leather, elbow/forearms too tight. The leather is thick.

Will it stretch out eventually? What else can I do to stretch them out? I will try to wet them
 

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New leather, elbow/forearms too tight. The leather is thick.

Will it stretch out eventually? What else can I do to stretch them out? I will try to wet them
All leather eventually stretches. However, some leather will stretch more readily than others, and it's best to just let the leather relax on it's own. If it is something like bison or calf or goat, you are in luck. Those leathers will stretch like crazy. Heavy Steer? It will take a bit more, but sure. Heavy horse? Good luck. I have thrown heavy horse into a washing machine on high, and dried it, and I think that it shrank maybe 1/2 a size, tops.
 

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It's cheap leather from Pakistan, any way to guess what kind? Also what do yall think about using a leather conditioner to soften/stretch

Currently shoving bottles of vitamins as deep as I can down each sleeve while they're wet. Damn that sounds dirty
 
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