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Old 05-02-2008, 05:27 PM   #1
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Thumbs up cheap silencing material

I saw a tip on another forum to check in the sewing/craft department at Walmart for cheap rest and arrowshelf silencing material. It's called Prestofelt and it comes in 9" x 12" sheets for 97 cents. It's got the peel off backing just like moleskin but it's thicker and tougher and it's made in the good old USA..... It comes in several colors. I got some black and some dark green.

Walmart haters (Bunny ) can check at their local craft/hobby store, I guess....
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Old 05-02-2008, 06:28 PM   #2
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Great tip man...
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Old 05-02-2008, 06:33 PM   #3
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What if I like spending $5.00 for something I can get for 97 cents? huh?

Good tip man, thanks!
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Old 05-02-2008, 08:55 PM   #4
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Will definitely try this out. I put a limbsavers dropaway pad on my vulcan and I think it is nosier then the old moleskin.
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I use to use rubber band for string silencers
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Old 05-03-2008, 06:38 AM   #6
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I use to use rubber band for string silencers
I've seen that before, don't remember how well it worked though. Age is catching up with my memory.
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Old 05-06-2008, 10:34 AM   #7
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I use to use rubber band for string silencers

The best string silencer is fishing string!
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Old 05-07-2008, 12:26 AM   #8
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Though I haven't tried it, when I was looking to see if the sticky backed felt was available locally I spotted velcro loop with self adhesive backing. The adhesive is pretty waterproof...it's a bit fuzzy...and you can either tease it up with a small comb to make it "fuzzier" or trim it down with scissors to make it shorter.

If I can't find the felt do you think a strip or two of that would work?

Anyone ever tried it?
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Old 05-07-2008, 08:14 AM   #9
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I've never personally tried it, but I've heard that people use it and it works great.
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Old 05-07-2008, 12:37 PM   #10
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I bought two big squares of sticky backed felt for 2.00 bucks a peiced a few years back at a craft store.I still havent even opened the one. Way stronger than mole skin and a 1/4 the cost.
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Old 05-09-2008, 06:16 PM   #11
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I work at walmart and get 10% discount. So 10% of 1 dollar is what? 10 cents? You pay 0.97, I pay 0.87
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Thanks for the info. Tried it, works great! Not bad for 97 cents
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Old 05-16-2008, 11:26 AM   #13
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I work at walmart and get 10% discount. So 10% of 1 dollar is what? 10 cents? You pay 0.97, I pay 0.87
Well there's another black eye for Walmart.... Oh well I bet there ammo sales have trippled...
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Old 05-16-2008, 12:16 PM   #14
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thanks for the tip i will be checking it out
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