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Leather bellows restoration

 
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camz



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 08, 2004 5:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Has anyone had any luck restoring old, dried out leather bellows? There are quite a few leather restoration products available. I'd like to know what you've used, and how it performed. Chris
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glennfromwy



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 08, 2004 8:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lexol is a good product but if the leather is just plain shot, it can make it fall apart, too. Sadde soap is also good. Apply either with a Q-tip and let sit a few minutes, then swab off any excess. I have had very good luck with Lexol if the leather isn't just a bunch of loose fibers. Not too much you can do if it falls apart, just bite the bullet and replace it.

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