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Re: [SCA-Archery] Oil on the shafts

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  • gary
    I read where some of the oils tend to stay soft unless they are processed further, (polymerized), driers. A recipe I used years ago on flooring called for 1/3
    Message 1 of 4 , Nov 25, 2002
      I read where some of the oils tend to stay soft unless they are
      processed further, (polymerized), driers. A recipe I used years ago on
      flooring called for 1/3 linseed oil, 1/3 turpentine and 1/3 vinegar. I
      also read where horse urine was substituted for the vinegar.

      On Monday, November 25, 2002, at 06:46 PM, Simon Hondy wrote:

      > I do use a dip tube, and I do like to dip about 8 to 10 inches of the
      > nock
      > end of the shaft in Bohning's super clear first, once that is dry a
      > good
      > steel wooling and a dip or two in white makes it look very nice. Then
      > I
      > glue on nocks and points, and finally apply the 'recipe'. I found a
      > smoother finish by using the clear, then the white paint. I have not
      > crested, but if I did I would crest over an area I had clear dipped or
      > white
      > dipped first. Besides the cresting helps cover up the little
      > irregularity
      > at the edge of the paint.
      >
      > I do not treat the rest of the shaft with any stains or anything other
      > than
      > the recipe.
      >
      > Simon Hondy
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "gary" <mosquito@...>
      > Sent: Monday, November 25, 2002 4:46 PM
      >
      >
      >> But do you seal first, before you paint?
      >
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      gary
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