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Saddle Refurbish

I decided that I no longer cared for some of the brown leather saddles I had on various bikes.

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I bought some leather dye and thought I’d give it a go.

First up was on old French saddle as a test.

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Up next, the honey Brooks.

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After drying and buffing I applied a liberal amount of mink oil and buffed out again.

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All in all, a nice satin finish.

Hopefully the dye will “fix” and won’t rub off on my pants….

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