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Ground dug helmet M42 SD
Old 07-14-2019, 05:47 AM   #1
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Hi friends
I bought an excavation helmet, it is full with liner and h Inst rap and I would like your advice to conserve both metal and leather.
What products, how to apply, etc.
Any information are welcome
Thanks in advance
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Old 07-18-2019, 11:13 AM   #2
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a ground dug helmet... Is it badly rusted? Does it feel damp?

Your really going to have to show some photos of it. It will matter on the degree of damage to the metal and leather for opinions on how to treat it..
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Old 08-05-2019, 01:12 PM   #3
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Oxalic acid will clean the leather and kill the rust. Also treat the leather with neatsfoot oil

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