Quote Originally Posted by williaty View Post
I just received an Eastman 2D 8x10 and the bellow make alarming cracking noises when pulled out to portrait distances. I"m assuming this is the leather being old and dry. What can I put on the bellows to soften them back up so they don't crack enough to cause light leaks?
Softening bellows leather only makes sense if the leather is not dried out. Dried out leather develops pinholes and cracks that softening means can not repair.