Re: [CR]Dyeing a Brooks saddle & B5N question


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From: "Paul Williams" <castell5@sympatico.ca>
To: <bill@billbostoncycles.com>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Dyeing a Brooks saddle & B5N question
Date: Sat, 1 Mar 2003 17:56:28 -0500
cc: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

Bill,

Thanks so much for the link. Great advice. Any particular dyes which you would recommend?

Cheers,

Paul.

Paul Williams, Ottawa, ON, Canada - yes a couple of months ot play around.


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<classicrendezvous@bikelist.org> Sent: Saturday, March 01, 2003 2:49 PM Subject: Re: [CR]Dyeing a Brooks saddle & B5N question


> Peter,
>
> I have dies a lot of Brooks Pro saddles. Works well unless the saddle has
> been oiled. There are some instructions at
> http://www.billbostoncycles.com/brooks_pro.htm on breaking in leather
> saddles that includes refinishing them. You probably have some time on your
> hands until the snow is gone.
>
> Bill Boston
> Wilmington, DE
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Paul Williams" <castell5@sympatico.ca>
> To: "Classic Rendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Sent: Saturday, March 01, 2003 1:34 PM
> Subject: [CR]Dyeing a Brooks saddle & B5N question
>
>
> Probably a sacrilegious question - but here goes: Has anyone tried to dye a
> Brooks saddle? I have picked up a Brooks B5N (really cheaply) which is a
> muddy sort of brown as if someone may have tried to make it black in the
> past. I would like to have this as a black saddle. Any suggestions on dyeing
> methods?
>
> Also can anyone give me a date for a B5N?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Paul Williams,
> Ottawa "where the snow is actually melting today" ON, Canada