De-scenting new burlap

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by locknkey, Dec 5, 2004.

  1. locknkey

    locknkey New Member

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    I'm in the process of remaking my ghillie suit and the stuff I bought has a petrolium distillant smell to it. Any tips for getting that smell out? [​IMG]
     
  2. RBrowning

    RBrowning Well-Known Member

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    Have you tried any of the commercial "scent blocker" products yet? You may also want to try putting it in a garbage bag with some charcoal to absorb the scent. Just don't use the match light stuff, it stinks worse than the burlap.
     
  3. locknkey

    locknkey New Member

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    well my assumption was that water-based scent blockers aren't goint to do much to a petroleum based product. My best guess as of yet is drag it around the grass and dirt till it's covered
     
  4. GREYGHOSTt

    GREYGHOSTt <strong>SPONSOR</strong>

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    Well seeing that you in texas place it in plastic bag and throw in some sage brush for a while..
    The other alternative is arm and hammer baking soda.. this stuff sucks up odors like ex-wives suck up alimony..

    If you are in a area that has pine trees use gum spirits of turpintine this stuff will make you smell just like a fresh skint pine tree!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]