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  1. #1
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    Default Fly Mask question

    While it will be a while before fly masks are needed here (it's currently 36 F with wind chill of 29) I just ordered one for my horse for this coming summer.

    Is there any way to get the kinks and creases out of the mesh? They come all folded up and I have yet to figure out how to get the creases out so they fit reasonably well on the horse.

    Part of me wants to heat up the iron (if I can even find it) and see if I can iron out the creases. Only problem is I'm afraid it will melt the mesh.

    I've got at least a month and probably longer till I need to use it but would love to know what others do to get the fold lines/kinks/creases out.

    Any thoughts or suggestions?
    Sue
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    I put mine through the washer and then hung it to dry

    Seemed to work well!
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    ^^
    I was going to say the same.



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    Yep, come to think about it, previous ones I've had looked better after they got dunked in a bucket of water to rinse. Into the washer the next load I do.

    Thanks for the reminder. Spring is (hopefully) just around the corner!
    Sue
    Sometimes you have to burn a few bridges to keep the crazies from following you!



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