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I just bought a Hunter Safety System Tree Stalker and it had a very vinyley new smell. With archery season approaching, i would like to get that smell away. I sprayed it down real good with some e3 dead down wind tonight and i'll see how it is tomorrow, but i wanna have a plan b
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Probably the dyes in it? some equipment just seems impossible to rid of all the smell?

I'd personally soak it in a tub of water with non scented detergent, and/or baking soda for a day or two, then hang outside for awhile, hoping for a good soaking rain on it also.
 

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Probably the dyes in it? some equipment just seems impossible to rid of all the smell?

I'd personally soak it in a tub of water with non scented detergent, and/or baking soda for a day or two, then hang outside for awhile, hoping for a good soaking rain on it also.
I washed mine in a tub of Scent free laundry soap and let it hang out to dry.
 

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mine had a strong odor to it when I got it as well. I sprayed it down with ddw spray and it has no odor now. I will soak it in baking soda every couple weeks during the season though. it says dont wash it in the washing machine.
 

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Probably the dyes in it? some equipment just seems impossible to rid of all the smell?

I'd personally soak it in a tub of water with non scented detergent, and/or baking soda for a day or two, then hang outside for awhile, hoping for a good soaking rain on it also.
+1. That is what I did when I bought mine, it works.
 
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