Scent control

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  1. mikeyfuzz

    mikeyfuzz Newb

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    Does anyone wash their safety harness with the rest of their hunting clothes?


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  2. Panacea Nike

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    I soak mine in a bucket of water and scent free soap, hang to dry. Those buckles make all kinds of racket in the washer and dryer.


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    Jeepwillys Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Yes. The only thing i don't wash is my boots. If its a harness, pack, or ropes they all go in laundry bags. They don't bag around at all and stay clear of each other so they don't tangle up..
     
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    I put all my equipment in airtight bins with a box of baking soda, I then use an ozone machine and after that I put one of those natural earth scent wafers in the bin.
     
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    I washed mine in the washer with the rest of my hunting gear a couple nights ago. It reduced the banging and clanging. Then I hung it on the clothes line to dry. Seemed to work pretty good.
     
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    i put mine in the scent crusher gear bag. im gonna let ozone do its job and get rid of the odor. i wouldnt put mine in the wash but thats just me
     
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    tynimiller Legendary Woodsman

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    Got a activated carbon bath wash soaking in a tote...hang dry and then always put in scentmaster box.
     
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    englum_06 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I put my harness in an old pillow case with some towels and such and wash it in the washing machine that way. I always wash towels scent free to lay down in my truck for my drive to and from the woods.


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    Pro V1 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I have never washed mine but I spray it down "liberally" before & after each hunt. If not it would probably smell like a skunk that had been in another skunks ***.


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    Yes I wash mine. I wear it outside of my clothes mostly, but when I wear it next to my base layer, I wash it after a few times doing this. Especially in early season when I sweat a lot.
     

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