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**The Official Shoe Care Thread: Tutorials, Photos, etc.**

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mr. Moo, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. glenjay

    glenjay Senior member

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    Thank you very much for your glowing review of the polish pB.



    Thank you cbfn. I wish I had a lower price point on the product but orange oil costs over twice what turpentine costs, and coconut oil is considerably more expensive than most other oils available, but I believe they are the best ingredients for the job.



    I don't think Saphir is (or needs to be) concerned with me. Saphir makes great products (and their profit margins are much higher than mine). Thanks for the thoughts of grandeur though MWS, they will dance in my dreams like sugarplums.:)
     
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    Oh, I was not at all hinting at your prices! Paying a certain premium for what seems like such an excellent problems doesn't upset me in the slightest.
     
  3. sinnedk

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    anyone can recommend a good sole dressing to cover some bumps?

    also how do i get deep scratches out of shell? i heard a tooth brush can do the trick or just brushing super hard
     
  4. Crat

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    try a spoon or deer bone.
     
  5. El Argentino

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    I appreciate PB's review. Will definitely have to look into this.

    Glenjay - is the link in your sig the place to order the goods? Do you have a webpage? How do we access your product?
     
  6. sinnedk

    sinnedk Senior member

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    like so: ?
     
  7. Crat

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    I'd use a lot more pressure to get tick deep scratches out and worry about shine once the scratches are out. I myself use a wooden nailbrush wrapped in old t-shirt; that also works well to apply pressure.
     
  8. glenjay

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    Thank you for your interest in the polish.

    The link in my sig will take you to my thread in the Buy/Sell section. Within that thread is the link to the GlenKaren Care web site (www.glenkarencare.com) where there is a great deal more detail on the polish, and the shopping cart. This is the same link that pB listed in his review.
     
  9. sinnedk

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    this is what i am trying to fix...

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    any thoughts?
     
  10. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    getting that out is like shoe care 101
     
  11. sinnedk

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    i get that, i put saphir on it and brushed so it looks pretty good but i want to get it to the point of being invisible, any advice?
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I would just try bulling over itl
     
  13. sinnedk

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    with a brush i presume?

    i was thinking of trying out a deer bone
     
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  14. chogall

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    Potsche PDK


    Polish or bone
     
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    This must have been asked so many times, but bear with me.

    New shoes: Renovateur & wax or just wax?
     
  16. chogall

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    Wax.
     
  17. sinnedk

    sinnedk Senior member

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    so other than here link, does anyone else sell deer bones at maybe a cheaper price?
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    :lol:
     
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    Call your local Fish & Game, go to a hunter check-in station, or just start asking around to find a hunter. Shouldn't take much effort to locate a source of fresh deer. Tell them you want a metacarpal without any scraping off of the tissue that might scratch the bone - skin can be cut and pulled off and soft tissue rubbed wiped to minimize. Find a place in your yard where it won't be taken by small mammals (under a overturned large plant pot or in wire mesh, etc. leave it for three months and the bugs will clean it for you. FREE

    Or you can use the back of a spoon or other smooth object, there is nothing special about bone despite the hype.

    Or you can just rub wax buff etc. as there isn't much special about the smooth surface 'scraping' either except to smear out the oils and this is also accomplished with enough rubbing and buffing. Some may find it reduces the formation of rolls but I tend to like them.
     
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