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New Leathers - Too stiff and uncomfortable

Just got these quality leathers at a great price -
http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...leathers-32417

The problem is that they are awfully stiff to wear!!!! I'm trying to "break them in" and make them a bit more supple by walking around the house wearing full leathers and it's like having plaster casts on!

Has anyone any (SENSIBLE) ideas how to break them in other than wearing them at home?????

Thanking you all in anticipation...
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Spray them with AVON Skin So Soft.
HONEST it works

it is an Oil, but it soaks in VERY quickly. and makes leather supple and soft
Much better than Neatsfoot oil or saddlesoap as it is non slippy when it has had a couple of hours to soak in.

* TEST on a small area first.

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Spray them with AVON Skin So Soft.
HONEST it works

it is an Oil, but it soaks in VERY quickly. and makes leather supple and soft
Much better than Neatsfoot oil or saddlesoap as it is non slippy when it has had a couple of hours to soak in.

* TEST on a small area first.

Martyn
Martyn,
Is this the bath oil ?
That's what Google has found anyway.
Or is it something else ?
I have to say I use saddlesoap but don't find it does a lot to be honest.
Or rather it doesn't appear to do a lot.
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The Bath stuff! YES!!!!!!! it is MULTI USE

Removes sticky label residue from plastic or paintwork damage

great penetrating oil

MOSQUITO REPELLENT ( BRILLIANT!)

it removes TAR from paintwork

Removes BUGS from glass & Fairings without scratching

it has 100's of uses!
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The Bath stuff! YES!!!!!!! it is MULTI USE

Removes sticky label residue from plastic or paintwork damage

great penetrating oil

MOSQUITO REPELLENT ( BRILLIANT!)

it removes TAR from paintwork

Removes BUGS from glass & Fairings without scratching

it has 100's of uses!
Thanks for your reply Martyn, appreciated.
I know it wasn't my thread so apologies but I'll give this a go, I wonder if Mrs. Hustler has any I could "borrow".
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Thanks for your reply Martyn, appreciated.
I know it wasn't my thread so apologies but I'll give this a go, I wonder if Mrs. Hustler has any I could "borrow".
No Worries. & I am Sure Niel wont mind either!

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Indeed help yourselves lads, it's NOT my thread it's OUR thread besides I'm interested in your input...
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I've got police spec jacket made by Scott Leathers which was unbelievably stiff when I got it. I didn't bother putting anything on it and it didn't take as long as I thought to get a point where it was comfortable, even though it's probably not fully broken in yet.

BTW, that's cracking price that you've paid for that suit. No direct experience of Nankai myself but I have seen plenty of racers who use them.
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