Lightsubscriber Lightsubscriber
I really like the flexibility of on the youcan. I've been experimenting with procion mx dye, with urea and water softner added. Colors turn out very light, looked faded. Using the following colors: Lemon Yellow, Turquoise, Magenta and Jet Black. I add 5oz of dye to each youcan, using 4 cans at one time. I spray a dry soda ash socked shirt. I let the shirts sit for 24hrs on a hanger, covered by a trash bag. What can I do to get brighter results? Use More Dye? Spray a wet shirt?
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Jacquardmod Jacquardmod
I would have guessed that keeping the bag over it would be good enough. Sounds like not. I wonder if you should try the microwave method?

http://www.truetiedye.com/index.cfm?id=1f833a0d-30ca-44bb-a20eb44096fb7a76

Microwaving the dyed item speeds up the fixing step. Everything else you are doing seems right.

The only other thing I could think of would be using less water so the dye is very concentrated.
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I sorry. I thought I replied to this post. I tried again with colors came out bright, just like with a bottle. This time I use a fresh batch of soda ash. 

tips
cut plastic to fit the shape of the shirt, if you want different colors. 
Spray out side or cover everything. the mist travels and will stain. 
I set my pressure to 90psi using a battery power air pump.

Paint
I've used golden high flow acrylics, just run a water thru a few times to clean out the can. I have tried ink, yet.
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Jacquardmod Jacquardmod
If you like High Flow, you might like Dye na flow. Very thin, super easy to spray.  bright colors and it feels very soft for a paint
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