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I had a woodland camo tactical vest and decided that I wanted a black one. Rather than purchase another vest I decided to dye it.
There's two ways to do this. I purchased an acid dye as it works great for nylon products and it doesn't bleed out. Vest came out the black that I was out to achieve.
If you cannot find acid dye in your local stores you can purchase Rit fabric dye and mix with vineher. This makes an acid dye. Vinegar is key ingredient in the acid dyes.
If not sure how a dye will make existing colors look you can get nylon swatches quite cheap at a fabric store or purchase a cheap nylon bag with same color/colors to test before altering any of your gear.
 

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Good tip. I have tried dyeing nylon before, with poor results. I will keep the vinegar tip in mind.
 
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Welcome to G&G from Alaska.
 

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Welcome to g&g. I will give this tip a try. Couldn't get kit to dye worth a hoot with Rit dye, thanks for the tip.
 

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Thanks for the tip, and welcome from the Texas Panhandle, Ma'am.
 
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I've had good luck with black leather die for this and other applications. You want to do the dye job in a pot and dump it out somewhere safe because it will stain anything else too.

I discovered the multiple uses of black leather dye by accident when I was trying to replicate antique furniture dyed with lamp black. It worked so well on wood that I started trying it on other mediums. So far It has worked as a fabric dye (both on purpose and otherwise), a concrete stain (same), and a good dye for man-made fibers and fabrics.
 

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I've had good luck with black leather die for this and other applications. You want to do the dye job in a pot and dump it out somewhere safe because it will stain anything else too.

I discovered the multiple uses of black leather dye by accident when I was trying to replicate antique furniture dyed with lamp black. It worked so well on wood that I started trying it on other mediums. So far It has worked as a fabric dye (both on purpose and otherwise), a concrete stain (same), and a good dye for man-made fibers and fabrics.
It's great as tire black too
 

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Welcome from North Carolina, Sheri! Nice to have another lady join the mayhem :)
 
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