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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan. 3, 2009
    SE Iowa

    Default Poss to Darken a Used County Logic Girth?

    The title just about says it all. The girth is advertised as havana, but it looks closer to London in the pics. I know that some leather is just too difficult to darken successfully, and I would like some idea of whether this girth could come close to matching my saddle.
    Mon Ogon (Mo) and Those Wer the Days (Derby)

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr. 24, 2002
    Northern California


    I have a couple of County girths - one darkened easily and the other not as well. Both started out Havana.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan. 2, 2012
    Bay Area, Ca


    I have the same question. I asked the cobbler and he sold me some dye. I'm nervous to use it and figured I'd wait till the weather got better. Any tips would be very appreciated!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec. 1, 2011
    Charlottesville, Va

    Default Bumping this

    Are there any options out there? I bought an older, but never been used stabilizer that is "orangey". I tried Hydrophane, and my next step is Hydrophane darkening oil. I've also heard of applying olive oil and setting it in the sun. Has anyone had any luck with the hydrophane, or are there other special formulas out there?

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