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Re: Boot/ Shoe Care (Products, Methods, and Suggestions)
« Reply #30 on: May 08, 2012, 11:44:44 AM »
Waxed suede looks badass. If you can get that effect with obernauf's, I say do it up.  The Visvim Serras from this past fall are waxed suede and they look sick.

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Re: Boot/ Shoe Care (Products, Methods, and Suggestions)
« Reply #31 on: May 18, 2012, 04:18:23 PM »
Waxed suede looks badass. If you can get that effect with obernauf's, I say do it up...
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Re: Boot/ Shoe Care (Products, Methods, and Suggestions)
« Reply #32 on: September 13, 2012, 09:04:20 PM »
Here is a suede or roughout boot that has had multiple treatments of snoseal (dubbin) in case anyone was curious

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Re: Boot/ Shoe Care (Products, Methods, and Suggestions)
« Reply #33 on: September 13, 2012, 09:10:23 PM »
Here is a pair I waxed myself in black:

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Re: Boot/ Shoe Care (Products, Methods, and Suggestions)
« Reply #34 on: October 26, 2012, 02:05:02 PM »
I'm looking for a product that will darken natural leather , giving it more depth and a darker stronger look than natural ..
Here is the boot in their natural state ..


and this is the look I want to achieve ..


what product can you recommend to achieve this much darker look ?
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Re: Boot/ Shoe Care (Products, Methods, and Suggestions)
« Reply #35 on: October 26, 2012, 07:34:15 PM »
Wear
Obenauf's heavy duty leather polish

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Re: Boot/ Shoe Care (Products, Methods, and Suggestions)
« Reply #36 on: October 26, 2012, 08:44:52 PM »
Obenauf's leather oil will do the trick.

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Re: Boot/ Shoe Care (Products, Methods, and Suggestions)
« Reply #37 on: October 26, 2012, 09:47:59 PM »
cheers gents !!
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Re: Boot/ Shoe Care (Products, Methods, and Suggestions)
« Reply #38 on: December 08, 2012, 03:15:13 PM »
I love my obernaufs, but they are always darkening my leathers, and that's something i'm starting to not like. what cleaners and oils are there that will still keep the same shade of the leather? and what's a good polish to use?

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Boot/ Shoe Care (Products, Methods, and Suggestions)
« Reply #39 on: December 08, 2012, 04:48:25 PM »
I've had good results with Lexol for cleaning. If I'm wanting to be fancy, I use Allen Edmonds paste to polish, although I've always had good results with good ole Kiwi.


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Re: Boot/ Shoe Care (Products, Methods, and Suggestions)
« Reply #40 on: December 08, 2012, 06:05:57 PM »
I use Bick 4 on all my leather stuff and it works pretty well.  Not sure how easily available it is outside the US, though.

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Re: Boot/ Shoe Care (Products, Methods, and Suggestions)
« Reply #41 on: December 15, 2012, 05:40:15 AM »
This is sorta unrelated, but i was wondering what everyone suggests for a decent winter weather boot/shoe that looks closer to a sneaker and can be obtained quickly for under a hundred bucks :P

Going on vacation for a couple weeks to Mass soon (22nd) and all i have are old skate shoes at this point... i bought a pair of New Balance H710 and don't like the way they feel when i walk in them (and they're not exactly water resistant eh) so i'm returning them... then i looked at the Nike Mogan Mid OSM and thought they looked ok but then started reading reviews and people complained about the seam that connects the tongue to the shoe seriously hurting their feet. Pass. Grrr.

Any suggestions?

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Re: Boot/ Shoe Care (Products, Methods, and Suggestions)
« Reply #42 on: December 15, 2012, 06:01:28 AM »
I'm a fan of Palladium boots.  They have a few styles that are waterproof, look sort of sneaker-like, and aren't too tough to find.  I also think they're really comfortable, with little to no break in required.  When I went to NYC back in October, I made a poor choice on which boots to wear and ended up blistered on the first day there.  I found a store, bought a pair of the Pampa boots and wore them for the next 4 days straight.

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Re: Boot/ Shoe Care (Products, Methods, and Suggestions)
« Reply #43 on: December 15, 2012, 06:04:41 AM »
^ Some quick suggestions:

1.) Nike ACG Manta Leather $90 -

http://www.eastbay.com/product/model:166563/sku:54350003/nike-acg-manoa-leather-mens/all-black/black/?cm=GLOBAL%20SEARCH%3A%20KEYWORD%20SEARCH#sku=54350003

2.) Nike ACG Dunk High $120 -

http://www.eastbay.com/product/model:185661/sku:36182001/nike-acg-dunk-high-mens/all-black/black/?cm=GLOBAL%20SEARCH%3A%20KEYWORD%20SEARCH#sku=36182001

3.) Nike ACG Lunar Brataa Mid $80 -

http://www.eastbay.com/product/model:184913/sku:36526003/nike-acg-lunar-braata-mid-mens/black/light-green/?cm=GLOBAL%20SEARCH%3A%20KEYWORD%20SEARCH#sku=36526001

*I personally don't own any of these models, but I think the ACG line is some of Nike's best stuff.  Option #3 has basically everything you are looking for, and although there aren't any reviews, I can attest that lunarlon is VERY comfortable.  Plus, you could get the pair + tax and 3-day shipping for $100.  Just my two cents.

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Re: Boot/ Shoe Care (Products, Methods, and Suggestions)
« Reply #44 on: December 15, 2012, 06:06:32 AM »
Wow, Chris, that website had me tripping for a sec... Cool boots though.