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Old 08-10-2017, 06:32 PM
stefanj stefanj is offline
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Location: Hillsboro, OR
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Yes, I can afford wadding, I just wanted to do it myself.

Same here.

I treated a whole roll of paper towels with 7:3 boric acid / borax solution. I soaked the whole roll and then unrolled it over laundry drying racks.

I just ran out, and may do another roll. This time I'll boil the solution first, so it combines better.

I like using a sheet or two of Estes paper wadding (or, for big body tubes, my paper towels, cut in half or quarters) followed by some "dog barf" (cellulose insulation).
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