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using extra virgin olive oil to oil leather?

iroh

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yes/no?

i used some of it on my boots and my belt.

iroh
 

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people have done it without issues but don't risk it!

use something else - e.g. mink oil, lexol, etc.
 

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I would get some Lexol cleaner and try to get it off. It will turn the leather pretty dark when the olive oil oxidizes. As if picks up dirt and solidifies it can also generate odors.
 

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olive oil goes rancid, or gets sticky. gross
 

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is the internet event reliable for information? lots of info that directly contradict each other out there.


hwo about some personal experience?
 

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try neets foot oil or mink oil.
 

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Originally Posted by a tailor
try neets foot oil or mink oil.

olive oil only if you dice up the leather in a salad.
 

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try iraqi oil
 

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Snake oil anyone?
 

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