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11 hours ago, cdschoonie said:

My project(s) are rifle butt stock bullet holders for 3 of my rifles. The reason I started this thread, is that I made one a year ago for another rifle. It turned out great for my first project attempt. The only issue I have is that it bleeds a little onto the bullets. The rest of it, surprisingly enough, does not bleed off. When I made it, I only watched 2 YouTube videos for guidance. I used Medium Brown dye, and coated it with Neatsfoot. Had I known about Resolene then, I’d probably never had an issue. So this round, I’m using all of your advice, so I’m feeling confident I won’t have any issue. 
Again, thank you all for the sound advice!

It may well be that the rounds are lightly coated in gun oil, to care for the notoriously dry and dusty inside of magazines, and so there's less risk of jams in the breech.

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On 10/18/2020 at 2:06 AM, TomG said:

What sealers do you use?

G'Day, 

This is what I use:

https://maclaceleather.com.au/product/seal-shine-1-litre/

https://www.birdsall-leather.com.au/DTC/Top-Coat-Leather-Finish/pd.php

HS  :) 

 

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