I used a poly stain as well and have a board with nails in it plus
clothespins with holes to match the nails that I use for hanging them after
dipped. By the time I've done the twelfth I can go back and do the first
again for the second coat and once done the second I can repeat from #1
again for the third coat. Seems to work very well for me.
As a side note, I have a great homemade dipper made from PVC piping (1 1/2
inch width) that has a cap on one end and what I think is some sort of sink
adapter on the other that I replaced the plastic bits with a rubber gasket.
It has a screw-on ring that holds the gasket in place after removing the
plastic bits that came with it.
I also discovered (first time I used it) that you will need a second,
smaller hole in the gasket for air so the poly stain doesn't go shooting out
of the tube under pressure when you slide the arrow shaft into it!!!
Antony Martin of Sheffield
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Upson" <wyvern@...>
Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2003 9:17 AM
Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: gasket laquer
On 4 Sep 2003 at 8:46, RJ Bachner wrote:
> I wonder why no one has suggested that you try dipping with satin finish
polyurathane, outdoor of
> course. I have used it for years and it is great. minimal fumes, dries
fast and is cheap to buy. the
FWIW, I use waterbased polyurethane stain for exactly those reasons
and it's worked very well. I don't dip with it, I just brush it on
with a cheap foam applicator and hang the shafts to dry using vinyl
covered duckbill clips.
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