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Old 30-04-2017, 08:08 PM
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Default Re: Best Degreaser to sink leader/tipper

Originally Posted by flathead View Post
I used to buy Fuller's earth from any chemist but many (most) no longer stock it....probably better to look on line...last year I bought 500gm of the stuff which I will probably never use....but could not find it in a smaller quantity

It is simply a type of powdered clay so should be easy enough to find
Bentonite clay used in brewing and winemaking can be used instead of Fuller's earth.

Sorry just seen the other posts on this.....
Not another blank.
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Old 04-05-2017, 04:10 PM
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Default Re: Best Degreaser to sink leader/tipper

I made my own and after a bit of experimentation got to a recipe that seems to keep nice and moist for a year or more. I took photos of the process and tested the results for my blog. It's a step by step guide for people like me who need visuals!

Making Fullers Earth Mix ? Yorkshire Fly Fishing
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Old 04-05-2017, 04:54 PM
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Default Re: Best Degreaser to sink leader/tipper

DIY is too much faff

I've used small tub of Dick Walkers LEDASINK for years @2.50

should it dry out - a drop of washingup liquid does the trick
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