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Leather Lovers Advice Needed...
Posted by Les (Les), 21 January 2004Oh well at least it got a response
Sorry to dissapoint you but the topic is actually about leather seating in a car. DAMMM
I had a customer ask if I could JUST see if I could remove a few Biro marks from the rear seat of her Mercedes. Little 'Tarquin' bless him had taken it upon himself to write 'War & Peace over the upholstery.
"I don't Know the answer ", I said, "but I know someone who will" !
Any good ideas folks ?
Posted by lee_gundry (lee_gundry), 21 January 2004i find that solutions 2 applied to a micro fibre pad wprks well for me.
Posted by Auto_Groom (Auto_Groom), 21 January 2004hi
we use pro chem leather cleaner and conditioner that gets biro out .
very good gear
Posted by Les (Les), 22 January 2004Thanks for the repiles.
Lee, what's solution 2, and where do you buy it please?
Posted by lee_gundry (lee_gundry), 22 January 2004contact nick on 08701123691
Posted by stephen_gary (stephen_gary), 22 January 2004Have you tried feeding the leather first with leather lustre. Thereafter a gentle rub with a wine gum should remove any ink based stains. Just remember not to rub it too hard as you may end up with a wear mark on the leather. as it appens this worked great for me on 'merc' back in the 80's.
Posted by Les (Les), 22 January 2004Thanks again for the extra tips. I haven't tried a Wine Gum but looking at the state of the car I'll probably be able to find one under a seat somewhere.
Lee I checked that solution 2 website but it suggests it's for carpets and upholstery... dare I use it on leather.
I'm sure there must be something around specifically for this kind of problem .
Posted by Scots_cleaner (Scots_cleaner), 25 January 2004chemspec leather cleaner is good also.
Posted by Les (Les), 25 January 2004Thanks Scots_cleaner,
I also did a general search on the web and am waiting to hear from a company who supply a product specifically for removing ink from leather.
if it sounds any good I will keep you all posted.
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