07-08-2015, 02:51 PM
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  • Bony
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Greetings Gentlemens  , recently I  added two horn  handle brushes to my collection and now Im looking to find the best on the market Neats Foot Oil brand  , and will appreciate any advice on how to treat the handle with it ? Thank you in advance for your thoughts !

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 07-08-2015, 03:15 PM
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Any saddle or leather shop will have lots. Most places that sell western tack will have it as well. You won't need much. Just apply with a cotton ball or soft rag. Let it soak for a bit and wipe off the excess.

Not something that I had thought of before for a horn handle, but it sure won't hurt. Neatsfoot oil is rendered from essentially the same stuff as the horn itself.

The horn doesn't have some kind of sealant? What kind?

Good luck!

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 07-08-2015, 03:48 PM
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You might try your local cobbler as well. Yes, they still exist.  My coworkers think I'm crazy for both traditional wet shaving and for taking my shoes to be repaired.  But if you just need heel rubber, it makes more sense to pay $20 to have the rubber replaced than $300 to have the shoes replaced.

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 07-08-2015, 09:05 PM
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Make sure you get Neatsfoot Oil and NOT Neatsfoot Compound (which contains solvents).

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 07-08-2015, 11:39 PM
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+1 As per "Mr-Smartpants" The one I always use is 100% pure Neatsfoot oil (Huile De Pied Boeuf) in a 4fl.oz "118ml plastic bottle. Made by Tandy Leather factory  USA.


Charles  U.K

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 07-09-2015, 11:11 AM
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Great useful  info ! Many thanks !

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