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February 23rd, 2006   #1
JulesLee
 
 

best way to shine shoes? info


post how you shine em
 
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February 24th, 2006   #2
Fox
 
 
I did polished them with Alcoholic and Kiwi "Parade"


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February 24th, 2006   #3
Chief Bones
 
 
I found lighter fluid mixed into shoe paste wax does a wondrous job with application of very cold water and soft cotton cloth. You can get a shine that is as shiny as a mirror.

(or)

You can buy a set of patent leather shoes/boots for inspection purposes and guard mounts.
 
February 27th, 2006   #4
babyboy4u363
 
 
you mean let lighter fluid soak into the polish?

I bull mine with good ole kiwi black.
 
February 27th, 2006   #5
AFSteliga
 
 
Kiwi cloth, Kiwi polish and anywhere between 10 to 45 mins of work (depends on how badly scuffed the boots became during the day/week)


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408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron / Military Flight Advisory Unit
CFB Edmonton, Alberta
Royal Canadian Air Force

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February 28th, 2006   #6
Chief Bones
 
 

Quote:
Originally Posted by babyboy4u363
you mean let lighter fluid soak into the polish
You light the polish ... let it melt ... put out the flame and add lighter fluid ... stir before polish sets ... this will keep the polish very very soft so that it fills every little imperfection in the leather. By using cold water and a cotton cloth, you can get a 'mirror' finish to your boots with the application of a little elbow grease.
 
February 28th, 2006   #7
babyboy4u363
 
 
mkay, will have to try tht. when you say boots, does that mean yall shine the whole boot? cos with my parade shoes we bull them (tiny circles) and christ on a pair of boots.... take all day!
 
February 28th, 2006   #8
istealfreefood
 
 
when i shine my boots i do the whole toe area and the heel. i dont shine the side. what i do wiht hat is i sue the brush to get it to look ok. but i do bull them on the toe section and heel.


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March 1st, 2006   #9
babyboy4u363
 
 
gotcha, i was gonna say, bulling the whole boot has gotta be a task and a half!
 
March 1st, 2006   #10
istealfreefood
 
 
yeah, it would take forever to bull the whole thing.