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  1. #1
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    Nov. 15, 2010
    recent transplant to the Peper

    Default Best way to store clean tack? Vacuum Sealed?

    So around the farm there is a ton of tack that isn't often used and as a result gets covered in dust and mold. What would be the best way to store this tack/keep it clean? I was thinking that vacuum sealing it might be an interesting way......any thoughts or suggestions?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec. 28, 2009


    Well cleaned, conditioned, wrapped in an old bath towel and then placed in a rubbermaid (or some such ) tub. This keeps dirt and mold under control and also keeps critters from chewing on it.

    I know some things do ok vacuum sealed in plastic, but over time it may not be healthiest for leather.

  3. #3
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    Feb. 28, 2008


    agree to all of it ^^
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  4. #4
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    Jun. 23, 2010


    If you can get your hands on an old chest freezer, that's a good place to store things and keep them out of the elements. But keep in mind that you're also "locking in" any moisture that's on the tack.
    I put a lot of my tack into old pillow cases. They seem to do a great job of absorbing excess moisture, and they're easy to wash and swap out.

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