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PostSubject: I just realized something....   Sun May 29, 2016 9:21 pm

McClelland doesn't make a red virginia flake scratch

I have been messing about mixing 2035 dark navy flake with other McClelland ginyweed (so far mixing it with 22 is producing the best results) and in the vein of their Red and Black I went looking (hopefully) for a bulk or tinned straight red virginia flake. None. OK, McRanies Red Flake, but still not sold officially as a McClelland product, and not obtainable other than through McRanie.

I just thought that was odd given their large menu of ginnyweed options.

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PostSubject: Re: I just realized something....   Sun May 29, 2016 9:25 pm

Yeah? I guess all their reds are rubbed or ribboned, etc. Kinda weird when you think about it.
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PostSubject: Re: I just realized something....   Sun May 29, 2016 10:56 pm

Hmm? I could have sworn Epitome was a straight Red.
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PostSubject: Re: I just realized something....   Mon May 30, 2016 8:23 am

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Hmm? I could have sworn Epitome was a straight Red.

I just checked TR, the description doesn't say it is red virginia but some reviews do. I think I'd have to go looking for a specific year of Christmas Cheer, perhaps.


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PostSubject: Re: I just realized something....   Mon May 30, 2016 9:08 am

Perhaps Coopersark Starter Blend?

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PostSubject: Re: I just realized something....   Mon May 30, 2016 3:45 pm

Doesn't Red VA eventually black if pressed at a med-high case and aged?
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PostSubject: Re: I just realized something....   Mon May 30, 2016 5:50 pm

"I just realized something...."

Oh Gees! The jig is up boys, he knows.....ya all can take the disguises off and uncover the spaceships. 5)
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PostSubject: Re: I just realized something....   Mon May 30, 2016 7:01 pm

Puff Daddy wrote:
DrumsAndBeer wrote:
Hmm? I could have sworn Epitome was a straight Red.

I just checked TR, the description doesn't say it is red virginia but some reviews do. I think I'd have to go looking for  a specific year of Christmas Cheer, perhaps.


To the best of my understanding, CC is their only straight red 'ginny flake. And a fine one it is too.


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PostSubject: Re: I just realized something....   Mon May 30, 2016 8:38 pm

I think Red Flake is the ticket. So what is it says Crainie. It's still Mc.

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PostSubject: Re: I just realized something....   Tue May 31, 2016 12:47 am

Could you not get some 5100 and repress it?
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PostSubject: Re: I just realized something....   Thu Jun 09, 2016 10:23 pm

I just popped a tin of R&B and it's indeed good stuff. Seriously, if you get the McCranie and use whichever McC matured flake you got, youll be in the same ballpark. Dark Star would be an interesting mix...

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