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    Jun 10, 2007, 12:22 PM - Colour dye's for ESB flight suit? #1

    Hey guys n gals,
    So I'm in the process of buying x2 white cotton boiler suits for my ESB flight suit. Can anyone please guide me in the right colour dye to get...
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    Jun 22, 2007, 5:19 PM - Re: Colour dye's for ESB flight suit? #2

    I would like to know also.
    Thanks
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    Jun 22, 2007, 5:45 PM - Re: Colour dye's for ESB flight suit? #3

    Pearl Gray and Royal Blue Rit Dye.


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    Jun 22, 2007, 5:50 PM - Re: Colour dye's for ESB flight suit? #4

    yupper!!!!
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    Jun 23, 2007, 3:33 PM - Re: Colour dye's for ESB flight suit? #5

    Is that equal parts of both?
    Thanks,
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    Jun 23, 2007, 5:26 PM - Re: Colour dye's for ESB flight suit? #6

    Thanks guys... appreciate it.
    Same as 'Nobody' are they equal parts or is it a case that we experiment till we are happy with colour?
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    Jun 24, 2007, 11:39 AM - Re: Colour dye's for ESB flight suit? #7

    You would not want to do equal 1:1 with the gray and the blue. The Royal blue is actually very strong, as a little of it goes a long way. The color will also take differently with the type of fabric being used. I was dying my SGB ROTJ cotton suit and the blue was really dark, while the ESB twill was much lighter, and they were in the same dye bath.

    The best way is to experiment with it to get the color you like (AKA, be sure to get color removal as well).

    All and all, you will not need the full packet of Royal blue for one jumpsuit.
    Last edited by Seven; Jun 24, 2007 at 11:54 AM.
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    Jun 24, 2007, 12:01 PM - Re: Colour dye's for ESB flight suit? #8

    Cheers for the info Seven..
    I'll be using 100% cotton suits.... so I'll use little and often.. with emergency dye remover..
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    Jun 24, 2007, 2:05 PM - Re: Colour dye's for ESB flight suit? #9

    Thanks
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    Jun 25, 2007, 11:58 AM - Re: Colour dye's for ESB flight suit? #10

    If you're able to, try a sample piece of the material you'll use, and do a test run to find the color you're looking for.


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    Jun 25, 2007, 12:12 PM - Re: Colour dye's for ESB flight suit? #11

    Cool... since I have the two boiler suits (and not need all of it) I could try a colour run? cheers for the advice.

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