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ARCHIVED TOPIC: Skin care
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Barry UK logo - Posted - 12/13/2018: 09:00:21
I want to restore a old banjolle , what can I treat skin with ?
tdennis - Posted - 12/13/2018: 11:21:46
I've successfully revived old skin heads w/ a very light coating of mink oil after very slightly dampening the head w/ water. This gets some oil back in the head but still leaves it stiff enough to make a good sounding membrane.
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