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GFO / Carbon Bag Alternatives?


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    dlhirst - Reefkeeper
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    Is there any reason I can't make these bags out of old pantyhose? It's a PITA to clean the old bags, so I am hoping to make them disposable. Any thoughts? Would colored hose be more problematic? I gotta figure that any "bleeding" of the dye would be long gone, as my wife would have washed them quite a few times before giving up on 'em.

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    I have used them many times. I have only ever used the "nude" colors though.

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    Great, I shall tell my wife she needs to do the nude thing more often!



    ---------- Post added at 03:37 PM ---------- Previous post was at 03:37 PM ----------

    And no, there won't be pictures to follow.
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    LMAO!!! that's funny as crap. if i did that i'd have no problem with followup pics. although they would just be of a red hand print across my face.

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    Learned a new trick!
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    Ive always used nylons rather than the mesh bags. I buy the knee highs (10 pair for $5), no real need for anything larger and they are easy to tie off when filled. Also, you will want to be a little more carefull with them, they can get holes or rips in them easier than the mesh bags.
    "The price of beauty is never quick or cheap."

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