Re: Cod Liver Oil
You may have luck with Dawn dish soap. Saddle Soap will help, bu ti am not sure it will or can remove teh fish stink. Saddle soap is NUG a mile soap combined with an oil such as neatsfoot oil, glycerin, and lanolin so it will clean as well as lube/preserve/maintain and soften.
However, as shared there is a differecen between leather that is dried out due to age. And then there is leather that was wet and reverted back to "rawhide."
If you wet the leather to deoil it, you may have to break it down and resoften it again, before adding moisture back to it when dry in the form of grease or oil based products.
Remember too, that over oiling/greasing leather can also be destruction as it swells the skin cells causing them to move out ofproper alignment or to the point of bursting and ruining the leather through cracking, flaking, or portions falling out or going mushy.
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