Polish Boots With a Banana!

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Introduction: Polish Boots With a Banana!

To polish your boots with a banana you need the following:


--Fresh Banana Peel
--Boots
--And a square of nylon(Womens stockings work well)

Step 1: Clean Your Boots

Make sure your boots are free of dust and dirt.

Step 2: Banana Peel

Then grab your banana peel and start lightly rubbing your boot.

Step 3: Clean Again

You might need to wipe away some of the banana stuff.

Step 4: Buff and Compare

Then simply Buff boot toe with some nylon to make it shiny. Here's a picture to compare Banana polish and normal Polish. (Normal polish is on the left, Banana peel polish is on the right)

Ask if you have any questions

Enjoy!

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Um... My Petty Officer GSM1 would look at me, and give me an un-sat. just because the sight of me rubbing a banana peel on my boot would look slightly…… odd, if he saw me, but It’s a quick thinking idea, I usually have inspections after chow anyways, so I’ll get my daily potassium and a not perfect, but a quick buff… I like it.

Did you get this idea from the instructable I published a month ago?

No, i never saw yours

It's a good idea to to a quick search for similar instructables before you publish... there's nothing wrong with publishing something on the same subject, so long as you're building on the idea or approaching the problem from a different perspective -- but in this case the banana idea is so simple this instructable is pretty much duplicating what was already posted, minus the recipe for a non-toxic waterproofing cream. It's happened to me many times, getting an idea for what I think is a great original instructable, only to see it's already been done. So either I toss my idea or I take it farther...

well i didnt see yours and you used a woman shoe! i used boots

Clearly there are slight differences. You also added a step I consider unnecessary: the banana peel does a great job at cleaning shoes and wiping off dirt. So I'm not saying this is plagiarism, just that you should check before you publish something to make sure it's not already on this site.

Dang belsey... you need to chill dude... or dudette ;)

ITS a dudette