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Discussion in 'Riding Gear and Bike Accessories/Parts' at netrider.net.au started by nathanshnoz, Jul 13, 2008.
Just curious as to what products i should/can use to waterproof my leather jacket?
best stuff i've come across in 15 years
Kiwi "Dubbin" Neutral shoe polish. Available in Coles, Woolies/Safeway & all stores.
Basically it works to a limited extent for me. Riding 40mins in torrential rain on the (VIC) Eastern F/way a week ago, my leather pants repelled water for some 20mins. But after that it started soaking up a li'll.
So you are recommending something that has lasts about 20 mins? :roll:
Think you need to try Sno Seal as Vic suggested :wink:
I snosealed my leather pants and I only had to redo them 12 months later.
I rode in those pants every day to and from work and on weekends......then I had kids, sold the bike, bought a convertible and was bikeless for almost 2 years.
how much 'sno seal' would i need to waterproof my whole jacket? It doesnt say how big the tube is or how much i would need?
The tubes we sell are enough to do your pants, jacket, gloves, G-string & boots about 5 times over.
You use very little.
Heat the garment up with a hair dryer and work a small portion of it into the leather till it dries then buff off the excess.
Torrential rain - 20mins. Other conditions, no prob. Leather being what they are, I reckon they worked pretty well.
I'm game to try that Sno-seal thing ... when I run out of Dubbin!
Sno-seal is the biz.
I have done my boots and jacket and anything else that was leather in the house!