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Neatsfoot Oil

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [DB]' started by David Kaczorowski, Jul 13, 2005.


  1. Where might one buy it?
     
  2. At one time you could find it in shoe stores and sporting goods stores--it works really well for softening up a new baseball glove.
     
  3. Nuno A.

    Nuno A. Velvet Strings Customer Service

    Jul 9, 2001
    SWITZERLAND
    Hey David, is there any chance you want to use it for gut strings? If so you can also give a try to regular baby oil, works great , if that is not the purpose :rolleyes: . sorry , im out of here.


    NUNO
     
  4. Brent Norton

    Brent Norton

    Sep 26, 2003
    Detroit, MI
    Agreed - if for guts, the neatsfoot oil (being an animal by-product) can get funky, as it were. Stick with the baby oil, which is typically just straight-up mineral oil. No fuss, no funk.
     
  5. anonymous0726

    anonymous0726 Guest

    Nov 4, 2001
    But, maybe he likes that 'simmering bacon' smell on the fast passages.
     
  6. Ed Fuqua

    Ed Fuqua

    Dec 13, 1999
    NYC
    Chuck Sher publishes my book, WALKING BASSICS:The Fundamentals of Jazz Bass Playing.
    mmmmm, bacon....
     
  7. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Ontario
    Maybe he's softening up a *really* stiff quiver?
     
  8. anonymous0726

    anonymous0726 Guest

    Nov 4, 2001
    I find a couple of beers works wonders for that.
     
  9. Ed Fuqua

    Ed Fuqua

    Dec 13, 1999
    NYC
    Chuck Sher publishes my book, WALKING BASSICS:The Fundamentals of Jazz Bass Playing.
    Ray, I don't think that means the same thing in Canadienese...
     
  10. Where I come from, what Ray's talkin' 'bout is known as Brewer's Droop.
     
  11. anonymous0726

    anonymous0726 Guest

    Nov 4, 2001
    Well, my comment was a little more obfuscious in nature -- I was commenting on 'liquid courage'. Brewer's Droop doesn't kick in until many beers later...
     
  12. Thanks, I'll try it.