New Crossbreed holster odor

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    New Crossbreed holster odor

    Purchased a CB holster from a guy who tried it for all of 20 minutes. Looks new, lays perfectly flat. But it has a strange 'chemical' odor. Is this normal for new Crossbreed holsters?

    My only other experience with Crossbreed holsters was a well-used one that had the familiar cowhide leather smell.

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    i dont have one but i would bet he put some kind of sealer on it. i would get some leather conditioner and wipe it down real good and i bet it would smell like leather then
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    Let it air out. Some of the sealers will accumulate some smell if they are bagged up. I would not worry about cleaning it unless it stays for a while. The guy that bought it first might have put something on it too.
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    I know some of that "mink oil" conditioner smells weard. It maybe something simular.

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    Re: New Crossbreed holster odor

    Just received my new Appendix Carry 2 days ago, never noticed any smell besides leather.

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