oiled leather sole upkeep: re-oil?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by sqroot3, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. sqroot3

    sqroot3 Senior member

    Messages:
    211
    Likes Received:
    7
    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2012
    do any of you ever re-oil oiled soles like the double waterlocks from alden?

    other websites mention oiling ordinary leather soles with neatsfoot or generic mink oil to increase longevity--do any of you do this? seems like it could be a good idea for waterpoofing...

    TIA!
     
  2. Gdot

    Gdot Senior member

    Messages:
    5,248
    Likes Received:
    273
    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2011
    Location:
    Atlanta, GA
    yes - I condition the soles periodically - perhaps twice a year.
     
  3. ap10046

    ap10046 Senior member

    Messages:
    729
    Likes Received:
    46
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2009
    I use Dr. Martens dubbin on all my soles.
     
  4. sqroot3

    sqroot3 Senior member

    Messages:
    211
    Likes Received:
    7
    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2012
    Condition with what?
    Man dubbin is expensive...or maybe I clicked on the wrong webpage.
     
  5. jerrybrowne

    jerrybrowne Senior member

    Messages:
    2,900
    Likes Received:
    538
    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2009
    

    You can also use sno seal.
     
  6. ap10046

    ap10046 Senior member

    Messages:
    729
    Likes Received:
    46
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2009
  7. sqroot3

    sqroot3 Senior member

    Messages:
    211
    Likes Received:
    7
    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2012
    nice thanks everyone!
     

Share This Page

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by