Boot bulling issue
Posted 21 November 2012 - 11:01 PM
Started bulling the toe caps on the boots, didn't have any problems with the first one but for some reason I have a patch on the second one that just doesn't want to bull up.
I've tried all sorts and its still not having it, if anyone has any suggestions/tips/advice it would be appreciated.
Like I said its just one particular patch, the rest of the toecap is shining up ok. It looks like it may not be a smooth piece of leather. It's doing my head in!!
Posted 22 November 2012 - 07:15 AM
Posted 22 November 2012 - 08:46 AM
Posted 22 November 2012 - 03:12 PM
Unfortunately with the state of the finances in the MoD, the quality of the leather on shoes now is pretty poor and a lot of lads where struggling to bull them. The shoes looked like orange peel it really was awful! My dad taught me how to spoon it, works a treat. I'm hoping that I can use my boots I have already because I have one pair with Tornado Nose Cone on them, a pair of shoes painted, boots bees waxed....would save a bit of time not having to start on a new pair of shoes lol.
Been 50 years since I spooned my boots. Nice to know some things carry on
Posted 25 November 2012 - 10:44 AM
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