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kikepiawessis
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Real Name: Herbert F. Kaasmann

PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:48 am    Post subject: Horn stains and dyes Reply with quote

looking for the best dye or stain for powder horns. Something that will not come off. Rite dye? Any help appreciated/
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GreyWolf
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Location: Southern Rockies
Real Name: Chuck Burrows

PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 11:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here's some info on how it was done back when...........
http://shoot7.tripod.com/madmonk.html
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Real Name: rick evans

PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 9:09 am    Post subject: dyeing horns Reply with quote

Thanks Chuck. interesting history there. I might just try this method.

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PostPosted: Sun May 11, 2014 10:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good link. Interesting and helpful.

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