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Hunting Boots Ready For Season #8424284 10/20/21 12:19 PM
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I have 3 pair I wear during season and every year about this time I mink oil them up. Good boots are expensive so I do what I can to make them last. How do you condition your boots?


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Re: Hunting Boots Ready For Season [Re: Stompy] #8424316 10/20/21 01:07 PM
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Re: Hunting Boots Ready For Season [Re: Stompy] #8424424 10/20/21 02:34 PM
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I use two different products that are primarily beeswax. Getting ready to do one pair this afternoon.

Re: Hunting Boots Ready For Season [Re: Stompy] #8424454 10/20/21 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Stompy
I have 3 pair I wear during season and every year about this time I mink oil them up. Good boots are expensive so I do what I can to make them last. How do you condition your boots?


Mink and neatsfoot to me is hard on stitching, some MFG won’t warranty as they say it makes glue on the rands peel. If it’s a rand-less boot image it doesn’t matter

I use either crispi, hanwag wax’s product or Grangers paste.

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My rubber boots get sprayed with this before and at least once during the season, and then a final time when I clean and store them at the end of the season. IMO, it makes all the difference in how many seasons I get from them. Although it may be nothing more than Armor-All, I have found it makes a difference.

You can find it a little cheaper at the usual online sources.

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been using mink oil for over 50 years no wet


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new boots!


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Re: Hunting Boots Ready For Season [Re: Wytex] #8426644 10/22/21 04:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Wytex
Bear grease boot dressing


I needs some for my saddle!!


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I always buy my boot care stuff at the rodeo.

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Originally Posted by BOBO the Clown
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Bear grease boot dressing


I needs some for my saddle!!


Not only good for leather but use in place of lard for baking and the results are amazing. Now that is only bear fat that i render myself. Not sure if store bought would work for baking - probably has other additives in it.

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I need to get back to my Aunt's place in Tennessee and shoot another bear. I have been out of bear oil for a while, and i got several pairs of boots and a couple of saddles that could use it


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Originally Posted by Hirogen
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Bear grease boot dressing


I needs some for my saddle!!


Not only good for leather but use in place of lard for baking and the results are amazing. Now that is only bear fat that i render myself. Not sure if store bought would work for baking - probably has other additives in it.


I came up empty handed on my bear tag this year. I was really looking forward to chicken fried elk cooked in bear fat


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