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Old March 10, 2019, 06:36 PM   #1
Bilbo24
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Boyt holster cracking

Hey. I just got a 1942 brown Boyt holster at a gun show and and there is some cracking across the flap where it bends when you fold it back to holster the weapon. What can I do to treat that cracking and try to prevent other cracking. Also I need to soften the inside a bit. It’s kinda like sandpaper! Thanks!
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Old March 10, 2019, 06:55 PM   #2
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Restoring leather

Your leather has dried to a point of the fibers breaking when you bend the leather. This is a common problem and the leather needs to be restored. I use Picard products but there are literally hundreds of dressing you can use..

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=pecards+l...l_8hzhu7wrco_e

Now then, got to YouTube and check out many of their videos on restoring leather.

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Old March 13, 2019, 08:12 AM   #3
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Skidmores Leather Cream
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Old March 13, 2019, 05:27 PM   #4
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Nice link Pahoo,I can use some of that Pecard leather cream or dressing on my holsters.
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