Any Tips for "fading" nylon straps

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    Question Any Tips for "fading" nylon straps

    Anyone tried fading nylon straps.

    Like OD or any darker color other than sitting in the sun for weeks?

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    Re: Any Tips for "fading" nylon straps

    I too would be interesting in knowing this.
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    Re: Any Tips for "fading" nylon straps

    Put 'em in the washing machine inside a sock every time you/ wife do the laundry till you get the right "patina"?

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    Re: Any Tips for "fading" nylon straps

    Mine get that look pretty quickly after submersion in salt water (ocean or what have you..) and time in the sun.

    Eric
    Last edited by EricM; January 25th, 2015 at 16:32.

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    Re: Any Tips for "fading" nylon straps

    You can soak them in warm water with a little bit of bleach. I am sorry but I don't have a good ratio worked out. Start with a tiny bit until your desired look is achieved.

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