Post up your Rit dye projects..

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby SpyderScout » Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:57 pm

DirtMcGirt wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:26 pm
Thanks again sharp guy! Did my first two dye jobs last night. Used frost gray Rit dye more.
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Looks good.
I dont like the jade handles but after seeing this might even buy a jade handled knife, if its in a steel I really want. Then Id just dye the scales.

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby PStone » Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:25 pm

SpyderScout wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:57 pm
DirtMcGirt wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:26 pm
Thanks again sharp guy! Did my first two dye jobs last night. Used frost gray Rit dye more.
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Looks good.
I dont like the jade handles but after seeing this might even buy a jade handled knife, if its in a steel I really want. Then Id just dye the scales.
Thank you! I am not a big fan of jade either. But I do like that it is a choice simply because of the dying option. This was my first attempt and am very happy with it. It also changes color depending on the light. Sometimes gray, sometimes black, and maintains some of the translucency too. If you haven’t done it before, watch bladehq on YouTube do it. Super easy mod.
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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby Boulder Bro » Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:29 pm

Hello!

I'm brand new here and I have a quick question about using Rit Dye as this thread seemed to be the most appropriate.

Has anyone ever tried using Tan Rit Dye? The reason why I'm asking is I'm thinking about trying it out on my gray Endura 4, but I've yet to find an example of someone using this color on FRN.

Thanks in advance!

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby PStone » Mon Mar 25, 2019 2:00 pm

Boulder Bro wrote:
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:29 pm
Hello!

I'm brand new here and I have a quick question about using Rit Dye as this thread seemed to be the most appropriate.

Has anyone ever tried using Tan Rit Dye? The reason why I'm asking is I'm thinking about trying it out on my gray Endura 4, but I've yet to find an example of someone using this color on FRN.

Thanks in advance!
I used Rit dye-more Sandstone(basically tan)on both these. Same dye solution, but different soak times. About 5 minutes for the lighter, and around 15-20 for the darker. Shaman was jade, and nilakka was ivory. Not sure if that helps you or not.

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby Boulder Bro » Mon Mar 25, 2019 2:20 pm

DirtMcGirt wrote:
Mon Mar 25, 2019 2:00 pm
Boulder Bro wrote:
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:29 pm
Hello!

I'm brand new here and I have a quick question about using Rit Dye as this thread seemed to be the most appropriate.

Has anyone ever tried using Tan Rit Dye? The reason why I'm asking is I'm thinking about trying it out on my gray Endura 4, but I've yet to find an example of someone using this color on FRN.

Thanks in advance!
I used Rit dye-more Sandstone(basically tan)on both these. Same dye solution, but different soak times. About 5 minutes for the lighter, and around 15-20 for the darker. Shaman was jade, and nilakka was ivory. Not sure if that helps you or not.

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That is helpful! Especially the "soak" times that you provided. Thank you!

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby SpyderScout » Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:07 am

DirtMcGirt wrote:
Mon Mar 25, 2019 2:00 pm
Boulder Bro wrote:
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:29 pm
Hello!

I'm brand new here and I have a quick question about using Rit Dye as this thread seemed to be the most appropriate.

Has anyone ever tried using Tan Rit Dye? The reason why I'm asking is I'm thinking about trying it out on my gray Endura 4, but I've yet to find an example of someone using this color on FRN.

Thanks in advance!
I used Rit dye-more Sandstone(basically tan)on both these. Same dye solution, but different soak times. About 5 minutes for the lighter, and around 15-20 for the darker. Shaman was jade, and nilakka was ivory. Not sure if that helps you or not.

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Phwoaaar! They both look good. A fine result.

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby PStone » Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:20 pm

You’re very welcome Boulder Bro! Happy to help.

And thank you SpyderScout. They make for a nice pair to carry.
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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby lowcountry » Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:37 pm

Just finished my first rit dye and I'm super happy!

Brand new yellow native 5 salt. Was going for black. I checked it after about 1 minute and it looked like this. Thought it looked very cool!

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby abbazaba » Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:50 pm

Wow, that came out great! Did you use black? I would've thought it would be more of a brown. Would you say it looks Forest Green in person?

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby lowcountry » Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:59 pm

abbazaba wrote:
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Wow, that came out great! Did you use black? I would've thought it would be more of a brown. Would you say it looks Forest Green in person?
Thanks!

I used about half a package of black powder dye. Didn't measure it, just guessed. 2 cups of water and 1 cup of vinegar.

Maybe a little darker than forest green--but very close. Here's a pic with my Big Green Egg for reference...

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby ladybug93 » Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:19 pm

lowcountry wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:37 pm
Just finished my first rit dye and I'm super happy!

Brand new yellow native 5 salt. Was going for black. I checked it after about 1 minute and it looked like this. Thought it looked very cool!
that is a very nice color. i never would've thought it would turn green from black.

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby Jxcellent » Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:32 pm

I decided to make an account after lurking for awhile to post my Carribean... hopefully this works.

http://imgur.com/gallery/8x2DG5p

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby Jxcellent » Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:20 pm

Aquamarine RIT for about 30 mins on the Carribean gets you something like this.
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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby Capt'n Boatsalot » Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:58 pm

I just completed my first Rit Dye project. Converted a BHQ PM2 M4 from natural G10 to "royal blue".

It came out OK. Closer to blurple than I had wanted, but still like it lots better than the natural.

Kind of closer to a denim blue, imo...
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Next to the blurples...
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This was the royal blue Rit Dye powder, for about 15-minutes.

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby Mako109 » Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:13 pm

lowcountry wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:37 pm
Just finished my first rit dye and I'm super happy!

Brand new yellow native 5 salt. Was going for black. I checked it after about 1 minute and it looked like this. Thought it looked very cool!

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Very good job! I think this color should be a standard offering.

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby T-1000 » Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:24 pm

abbazaba wrote:
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Royal Blue

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I love the urban Camo!

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby lowcountry » Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:24 am

Mako109 wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:13 pm
Very good job! I think this color should be a standard offering.
Thank you for the compliment!

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby loamy47 » Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:58 pm

Mako109 wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:13 pm
lowcountry wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:37 pm
Just finished my first rit dye and I'm super happy!

Brand new yellow native 5 salt. Was going for black. I checked it after about 1 minute and it looked like this. Thought it looked very cool!

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Very good job! I think this color should be a standard offering.
Is that as forest green as it looks to me in the picture? I just ordered a Dragonfly Salt and I LOVE the way that turned out.

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby lowcountry » Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:55 pm

Yep! :)

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Re: Post up your Rit dye projects..

Postby T-1000 » Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:46 pm

Was going for a bright orange, turned out kinda pumpkin spice. My 6 year old said it looked like rust, and I love the irony in that.
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