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Old 13-10-2011, 08:07 PM   #1
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Dr Leather Leather Cleaner. Write Up.

Dr Leather Liquid Leather Cleaner

Having spoken to Darryl on the phone a while back i offered to do a write up of his Leather cleaner, he kindly offered to send a sample.Here is the SAMPLE (500ML!!!!) received today!!!!! Check out the sexy black container

Priced at £24.99, this is great value, making Leather care more affordable to everyone, i forsee myself cleaning the leather once a month now



DR Leather/Darryl takes the modern approach to Leather care. I'm now convinced this is the way Modern Leather should be cared for, having already tested LTT's Leather care kit recently & being impressed with the results.


A big thank you to Darryl for spending the time on the phone talking Leather & resolving other world issues , really nice guy & worth talking too

I’m hoping the weather is good enough sometime this weekend, as I wish to use this product & complete this write up with pics

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Old 13-10-2011, 08:36 PM   #2
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Cheers Doug. Looking forward to hearing your feedback, and in what ways we can improve the product still further in the future. Got to be honest, the black container was decided upon after input during the test phase earlier this year from our UK distributor Tim Bomford at Envy Valeting, and it was a great call in my opinion as well.

Just in case the Gliptone spies are looking - yes the label has been adjusted so that the word liquid is blacked out. However all is proceeding to plan

Cheers,

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To point out to anyone at Gliptone, the bottle i recieved has had the word Liquid removed from the label it has not been photo shopped out.


Cheers Darryl, Black is the only way to go mate


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Aqueous Leather Cleaner

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Old 15-10-2011, 04:26 PM   #4
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Ok, so I used the Dr Leather, ****** leather Cleaner today, just a small area as I thought it was going to hammer it down with rain, isnít stopping me have my BBQ though. As I write this the bloody clouds are disappearing & mocking me


Used Dr Leather product on my driverís seat, which is always the worst.
The Seat was cleaned & protected with the LTT leather care kit two weeks ago & the car has been driven around 220 miles.

The Driverís Seat was just showing very slight signs of shine on the two parts of the seat which comes into contact with my ass when I drive, but we are talking very, very little shine.

Step One.
Sprayed product onto seat, 50/50.




Step Two.
Agitated product into seat, one pass only & wiped off with a damp MF.




Step Three.
Allowed to dry 50/50, took Less than 10 minutes.




Front part of seat treated with Dr Leatherís Cleaner.



Left side treated with Dr Leatherís Cleaner, you can just make out the more matt finish on the left.



The last pictures donít do the product justice, Iím sure most of you know that photographing Leather is very difficult, pic was taken without the flash but the light still picked up a slight shine, in real life itís much more matt.

Considering the price & the size of the bottle, this is amazing stuff, just spray on, agitate & wipe off, incredibly easy & youíll be very, very pleased with the results, I am


Products Iíve tried.
Gliptone: Cleaner & Conditioner.
Raceglaze: Cleaner & Conditioner.
LTT Leather Care kit.


When it comes to ease of use, value & more importantly instant great results, Dr Leather, Leather Cleaner is THE ONE.

At £24.99 for 500ML, which if used once a month should last much more than a year, this is an excellent priced product that works.

A bit thank you to Darryl, glad you called mate.

Few questions for Darryl:

Is it ok to use this once a month or more?
Can this be used to clean/agitate interior plastics?
Can I use this on my Leather suite in the house?
Can I spend a night with your missus?

Hope everyone finds this a little helpful, if Leather care seems to be a dark art, well look no further.

Looking for OEM matt loveliness? Go & see The Dr

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Very good write-up Cracker. It's left a really good finish to the leather, not a glossy shiny finish like some i've tried before. My gf is mad on keeping her leather interior perfect so may order this for her lol.

And seriously?! You really really am bonkers?! lol

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Very good write-up Cracker. It's left a really good finish to the leather, not a glossy shiny finish like some i've tried before. My gf is mad on keeping her leather interior perfect so may order this for her lol.

And seriously?! You really really am bonkers?! lol
Cheers Ant its not as good as some of the amazing write ups done by the full on guys, but if it helps anyone, my task is complete

Dr Leather is a great product Spray on, agitate, wipe off, job done, Bosh!!!

Dam right I am , if i can get a sample of his missus & his leather product it's all win Clean car & pecker fed, life is balance
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Is it ok to use this once a month or more?
Can this be used to clean/agitate interior plastics?
Can I use this on my Leather suite in the house?
Can I spend a night with your missus?

Looking for OEM matt loveliness? Go & see The Dr
Firstly Doug thank you for the write up and I am really pleased you like our product. I too am glad we got to talk and it is great to see your thoughts considering you have looked at the other leather cleaning products.

To answer the questions you ask:

1. Yes, you can use this on a regular basis, and it's formula is perfectly safe and friendly to the leather finish so it can be used every day if you like!

2. Not sure in honesty. It's not something we have tested it on. A lot of the synthetics are now PU top coated, but for the plastics I'm going to say use at your own discretion.

3. Again I'd suggest you test it on an inconspicuous area first, only because your leather sofa could be made in many different ways and many different tanneries. I've seen supposedly top quality leather that costs a lot of money and actually it is a heavily corrected grain with a rubbish top-coat on it. But for leather sofas that are made with genuinely good leather then yes it will be absolutely fine.

4. No - I'm afraid she is worth more than all the leather cleaner in the world!!!!


Again thank you Doug for the write up and I am glad you allowed me to take you up on your offer.

All the best,

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Thanks for the quick replies Darryl

Glad i can use it as much as i like, its bloody ace stuff mate

Your Dr Leather bottle looks very at home in my shed next to my home made Wolf's Chemicals bottles

Also the good thing is once the product is finished you end up with a cool looking application bottle... Bonus!
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What did you agitate with Doug?

Did you use the wipes before? If so how do the two compare?
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Did you use the wipes before? If so how do the two compare?
Hi Matt,

I agitated with my Raceglace leather care brush, http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/acata...-kit-cat1.html

I didnít get around to asking Darryl if he sells a nice brush, DARRYL, you there mate, do you sell a nice agitating brush

A nice quality boot polish brush will do. Iíve never used the wipes only the products listed in my write up mate, however thinking about wipes or liquid, i would go for the liquid as you can properly agitate into the grain of the Leather & at £24.99 for half a litre its excellent value, also smells nice.

Finished the driverís seat today, really excellent results.
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