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Old 10-18-2006, 10:14 AM   #1
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I saw another thread about using a vanilla cover scent, so I thought I'd post my homebrew. This recipe was posted on another site and I've been using it for 3 years now. I go by the "best scent is no scent" regimine, so that's what this is. I think it works:

Homebrew No Scent

2 cups- Distilled Water
2 cups- Hydrogen Peroxide (3%)
1/4 cup- Baking Soda
1 oz- Unscented Soap

Mix all ingredients and let sit and combine for a few days.
You can make a bigger/smaller batch by varying qty's accordingly, but this batch amount is enough for me to go all season.

Hope someone else gets as good of results from this as I have.
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Old 10-18-2006, 10:19 AM   #2
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Hey Briers, What brand unscented soap do you use?
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Old 10-18-2006, 10:20 AM   #3
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sounds good. i think im gonna try it. thanks
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Old 10-18-2006, 10:33 AM   #4
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As far as the unscented soap, I use the same brand I shower up with, but I'm not brand specific. I just buy whatever Academy or Walmart or where ever I'm at has. It's usually HS Specialties or Scent Killer (I think that's the brand, the one w/ the yellow label and red writing).

It's that green liquid body wash soap in the hunting section.
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Old 10-18-2006, 10:37 AM   #5
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Sounds good, I will give it a try, thanks for sharing.
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Old 10-18-2006, 10:38 AM   #6
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Thanks for the recipe. Did I also read read somewhere that you need to leave the lid off for a few days while the brew sits?
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Old 10-18-2006, 10:45 AM   #7
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It did say that Berandel, but I haven't had any blow up on me, yet!!

I've also thought about cutting back on the soap a little because this does foam some when i pour it in the spray bottle, but if it ain't broke don't fix it...
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Old 10-18-2006, 11:00 AM   #8
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That recipe works! I too, would cut the soap in half.

I've used that recipe without the soap for three seasons with good results, the soap helps it stick a little longer. Either way I always reapply everytime I go to the stand.

The first time I made it I stored it that same day in the peroxide bottle. The next day I found the bottle empty, split down the seam. Don't screw the lid tight for a couple of days.

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Old 10-18-2006, 11:05 AM   #9
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thanks for info
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Old 10-18-2006, 11:39 AM   #10
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field and streams is where i saw this ...good read...
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Old 10-18-2006, 11:59 AM   #11
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the one i saw here last year is as follows:

1.5 quarts of hydrogen peroxide 3% non scent
2.0 quarts distilled water
0.5 cup of baking soda
1.0 ounce unscented laundry soap

dont store in a transparent bottle. the sunlight while effect the peroxide.

it also said dont use the peroxide from the local stores because it has scent
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Old 10-18-2006, 12:02 PM   #12
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thanks for the info.
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Old 10-18-2006, 12:21 PM   #13
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I was going to make some with just baking soda, water and glycerin.
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Old 10-18-2006, 01:29 PM   #14
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I can vouch for this recipe, it works!! Here's mine it's just alittle different but results are the same!!
• 1.5 quarts hydrogen peroxide (3 percent)
NOTE: Do not use the product contained in brown colored bottles from the supermarket.
• 2 quarts distilled water
• 0.5 cup baking soda
NOTE: I use Arm & Hammer brand baking soda
• 1 ounce of unscented laundry detergent
NOTE: I use Sport Wash laundry detergent
Get your peroxide from a swimming pool place and get Baquacil (blue bottle), it's 27% so you'll have to dilute it down to 3% (that's 9 parts distilled water to 1 part peroxide) but there's no smell at all!!
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Old 10-18-2006, 01:35 PM   #15
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I forgot to add you can also make your own wipes!! Get a roll of paper towels, ease the brown roll out of the middle, cut the towels (whole roll) in half and place into a large bowl and pour scent killer over towels!! Then place into a large (gallon) ziplock bag for future use, tear off what you need (wiping sweat or stinky places!!lol)!! It'll also will take off blood from your hands and clothing!!
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Old 10-18-2006, 02:09 PM   #16
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Briers; where are you getting your H. peroxide, and what brand is it ?
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Old 10-18-2006, 02:22 PM   #17
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I have been using the good ole' 99 cent, brown bottle stuff, and I have no complaints. The other guys on here could have valid points, I'm definitely no peroxide expert, but that's all I use.
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Old 10-18-2006, 02:54 PM   #18
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Thanks for the recipes.
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Old 10-18-2006, 04:20 PM   #19
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Can you/ do you spray the Hydrogen Peroxide brew on your skin, hair, equipment?

I like the paper towel wipes idea...
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Old 10-18-2006, 04:56 PM   #20
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I spray it on everything but my bow, prolly won't hurt but I ain't takin no chances!!lol
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Old 10-18-2006, 07:02 PM   #21
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As cheap as scent killers are, I can't see a reason to make my own. I just go with the commercially available brands.
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