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    ratchet straps

    Hey guys I have 8 ratchet straps, But they r bright red. Can I paint them or die them black or green so they are not so noticable? If so what do you suggest for paint or die?

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    They both will smell, red is no big deal.

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    i have red on all my stands. The color doesn't matter.

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    wonder if u could use food coloring to dye them. Since they stain clothes. Just and idea

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    should be okay man. i wouldnt sweat it!
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    I just spray painted mine, worked good enough for me. Never had any problems, but I painted them at my house like 6 months before season and left them outside.
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    Roll them in mud...
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    They dont care care about the color I just worry that trespassers will see them.
    Just go buy a cheap pack of green or black ones

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    Its the people that worry me

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    You can find a 6 pack on sale for about $10 usually

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    I wouldn't worry about the deer seeing them but with people maybe you could put limbs all in it when you strap them to the tree to help blend them in. Not sure how it would work but I think it would be easier then painting or dying and you wouldn't have no smell to them. Just an idea to think about.

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    A lot of my sets have red straps. Doesn't make a difference one bit imho.

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    I bought some camo-pattern ratchet straps at tractor supply. They came in packs of 3 for like 10 bucks each. The season before that I had royal blue straps, which I heard deer can see very well. They didnt seem spooked by them though. I think you'll be fine with red

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    I have painted straps before. Not to hide them from deer, but from dirt-bags that steal stands. Just leave them outside a few days afterwards and they won't smell like paint.

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    You can use Rit dye that's used for dying clothes

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