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Old 03-22-2010, 02:53
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How do I get my dowel to stop staining my korkers?? In some areas the ribbon is brownish

Its not burned...looks stained.
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Old 03-22-2010, 03:00
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I have that same problem! It drives me nuts! lol
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Default Re: Korkers!!

My sister in law uses the straight part of the white plastic coat hangers. It never stains any of her ribbon.
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My sister in law uses the straight part of the white plastic coat hangers. It never stains any of her ribbon.

Wouldnt that melt??
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Old 03-22-2010, 04:26
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I used to have that happen to me. . .then I read on here. . . .to bake your korkers at 260 degrees. Since I have been doing that they have not turned brown.

I hope that helps.
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I never bake over 250 & it still happens occasionally. Some ribbon (especially the lighter colors) just seems to happen with more than others - especially if I spray starch prior to baking. I think it happens too when a darker color touches a lighter one.
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I've never had that happen. I bake at 250 for 15-20 minutes. I don't starch prior, either.
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I have dowels for my light colored ribbon and dowels for my dark ribbon. That way it nothing bleeds on the lighter ribbons
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I have dowels for my light colored ribbon and dowels for my dark ribbon. That way it nothing bleeds on the lighter ribbons
Ditto.
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I have dowels for my light colored ribbon and dowels for my dark ribbon. That way it nothing bleeds on the lighter ribbons
same here!

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