Leather Dressing/Conditioner: How Much & How Often?

The Whip Blog

LeatherConditionerHandHow much leather conditioner or leather dressing is enough?  How often should you dress or condition your whip?  Pictured to the left is the amount of Pecards leather dressing I used a few days ago to condition my 6ft ‘roo hide bullwhip.  If you have a 12ft whip, you’ll probably need about double this.  If your whip is only 3ft long,  you’ll probably need about half the amount you see in my hand.  You get the idea.  This picture shows the amount I used to condition the thong only – not the fall.  I used about another two pea sized amounts on the fall.

How often should I condition my whip?  Whenever it feels dry.  But I understand that’s a little vague and confusing if this is your first whip, and you’re trying to figure out how best to care for such an investment.  What is “dry” exactly?  Well, that’s…

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