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Maintaining leather boat shoes...?

chiggah

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Hey guys

Just copped a pair of Kathryn Wilson boat shoes http://shop.carolinesills.co.nz/inde...art&Itemid=192

Love the fit but was wondering whats the best leather conditioner and cleaning solution I can get to maintain these fresh ?

I've read on Sufu that people use obenaufs for their belts. Would they be ok for shoes or na ?

Thanks !
 

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yes
 

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I'm sorry but you can't use obenauf's on shoes.
 

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Originally Posted by chiggah
Hey guys

Just copped a pair of Kathryn Wilson boat shoes http://shop.carolinesills.co.nz/inde...art&Itemid=192

Love the fit but was wondering whats the best leather conditioner and cleaning solution I can get to maintain these fresh ?

I've read on Sufu that people use obenaufs for their belts. Would they be ok for shoes or na ?

Thanks !


those are ugly boat shoes.
 

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Originally Posted by meso
I'm sorry but you can't use obenauf's on these shoes, as it will make them explode.

FTFY
 

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seawater.
 

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I dont treat my boat shoes with anything regularly. Everyonce in a while I may apple a coat of mink oil if its looking like it needs it.
 

chiggah

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@whatever123, if you do not have anything constructive to say, please gtfo

ok forget treating and obenaufs... How about cleaning? Coz there some droplets of soda/stain on it

Can I just use KIWI polish?
 

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Originally Posted by chiggah
@whatever123, if you do not have anything constructive to say, please gtfo ok forget treating and obenaufs... How about cleaning? Coz there some droplets of soda/stain on it Can I just use KIWI polish?
so according to your logic if i dont like what you like its not constructive? kiwi will work just fine on inexpensive leathers. yes, your welcome.
 

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Originally Posted by jimmyfingers
Why would you treat your boat shoes with anything?

+1
 

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Originally Posted by jimmyfingers
Why would you treat your boat shoes with anything?

+1

Boat shoes look badass after a season of wear on the sea. They get that awesome saltwater induced fading.
 

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Originally Posted by chiggah
@whatever123, if you do not have anything constructive to say, please gtfo

ok forget treating and obenaufs... How about cleaning? Coz there some droplets of soda/stain on it

Can I just use KIWI polish?


Boat shoes are meant to be beat the hell out of. It sounds like you are trying to treat these as your top of the line 'church' shoe. What a herb thing to do.
 

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