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  1. Waterfowl Boats, Motors, & Boat Blinds
    I put about 2 gal. of hot water in a 5 gal. bucket, then I added about 3/4 of a bottle of dark brown Rit dye, then I put 3 bundles of Raffia from Walmart in the bucket. It turned almost black right off the bat, but the wife said to let it soak. She said that as soon as you rinse it off most of...
  2. The Lodge
    Where is the best place to buy bulk raffia and how much will I need to cover a 15'X4' sneak boat? Ive been trying to get on Jsterns website but it must be down, any other suggestions? I found a website that has 10lbs for $54.00, is this a good price?
  3. Waterfowl Boats, Motors, & Boat Blinds
    What do you think guys this is 35 pounds of grass on my 1648, should I order another 10 pounds or add natural?
  4. Waterfowl Boats, Motors, & Boat Blinds
    Hey guys. Don't know how many of you use Raffia grass. Such as Avery's Killer weed or Cabela's brand. Killer weed is very expensive $80 for 10 lbs. Here is a place that you can buy direct (25lb minimum) for $3.25lb for regular tan (Dyed colors are $4.30) that makes it $81.25 for 2 1/2 times the...
  5. Waterfowl Boats, Motors, & Boat Blinds
    I'm just curious if anyone know some places where I can pick up or order large quantities of raffia grass. I really like this stuff because I can die it to match my hunting scenarios and it lasts a long time. I need to cover a boat blind and I think (not sure) I need about 50 lbs of the stuff...
  6. Waterfowl Boats, Motors, & Boat Blinds
    Here are some photos of what I dyed. One photo shows all the colors along with one that was not dyed (the brighter yellow). I'm not crazy about the really dark bundles. One has a tint of green, and the other is really dark brown. Probably hard to tell from the photo. The other pic has one...
  7. Waterfowl Boats, Motors, & Boat Blinds
    anyone tried to dye this stuff? looking to get winterwheat green out of mine for my layout blind. picked some up at hobby lobby for $3.99..... gonna see how it holds up for the season, sure beat the money they want for killer weed
  8. The Lodge
    Dying Raffia for the layout blind, ever done it???
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