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Old 01-27-2009, 06:47 PM
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In a pinch, what do you use as an alternative?
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Spit.

Ok, a more 'politically correct' way of putting it would be 'lickin my fingers'.

If my fingers are moist, I can dub my thread just fine, but if they are dry, forget it!
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Lip balm.
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Head Cement or Hard as Nails
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When I told the guy at Sportsmans Warehouse that I was fumbling the dubbing he said try the stuff that administrative assistants put on their fingers to turn paper/count money. I never tried it so can't say.
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I use spit or a good single malt, just wet the end of one finger as you take a sip
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Earwax. (kidding, of course)
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Default Re: Dubbin wax

Ski Wax (Swix V40 Blue Extra) is a very fine dubbing wax.
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Nothing most of dubbing do not need wax..
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Default Re: Dubbin wax

I agree with Tob1. Ski Wax works very well. You want something that is tacky, not wet or soft.

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