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Well, my luck today......I was on my way to work and I was coming up on this truck on the highway. As soon as I am about to switch lanes this paint lid comes flying off. I dodge the lid, but the paint specs went flying. I have white paint specs all over the front of my bike, my helmet, and my leather jacket. I got the paint off my helmet, visor, and bike. What do I use to get the white paint specs off my jacket? Thanks guys.
 

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You might wanna try that "goof off" stuff. Or just take an afternoon and scrub it good with a tooth brush and some leather cleaner.
 

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Try cleaning it with a good leather cleaner/conditioner made for saddles (NOT saddle soap though). This stuff comes in a bottle and you apply it to the leather with a soft cloth. Just rub it in gently and see how it works. It may take a couple of applications. After rubbing it in, let it sit for a few minutes and then "buff" the leather with a clean cloth. If a few paint specs remain, try your fingernail to gently scrape them off. Rub on, rub off daniel-san.
 

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I think if you let the paint fully cure you might be able to just flick the flecks off. A light nudge with a finger nail maybe?
 

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Take it to a saddle maker. I had a similar problem and he had just the stuff to get it off. It took off some dye too but he was able to redye it to match perfectly. Took about fifteen minutes.

At least get some good leather advice. Do the wrong think and the leather will absorb the stain. And don't wait. Sooner is better.
 

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Thanks for all the tips. I tried the finger nail thing last night and it wasn't working to well. I will try the leather cleaner next.
 

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Don't suppose you made note of the plate/ownership of the truck, I'd send them a bill for the cleaning/replacement of the damage due to their negligence.
 

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thats horrible luck
 

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Don't suppose you made note of the plate/ownership of the truck, I'd send them a bill for the cleaning/replacement of the damage due to their negligence.
Well this is Texas......Nothing against Mexicans, but it looked like an independant side job company. I told them a thing or two in spanish, but I don't think they were getting what I was telling them. Hopefully something works.
 
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