Waterproofing?

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steviemidnight
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Waterproofing?

Postby steviemidnight » Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:35 am

Anyone had any luck with the numerous products out there.
I was thinking of trying to water proof some specialized winter arm warmers and some shorts.
But I don't to want to make the soft inner fabric harder by using a wash in and not sure spraying just the outer will have the same affect.

Anyway thought i'd ask the question and see if anyone here can help

thanks

oxoman
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Re: Waterproofing?

Postby oxoman » Tue Nov 05, 2013 14:40 pm

I normally use nikwax for my walking stuff with no problems, not sure if lycra type material would improve its waterproof properties.
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SarJo125
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Re: Waterproofing?

Postby SarJo125 » Wed Nov 06, 2013 18:53 pm

I have also used Nikwax. I personally haven't tried anything else but this works great.

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fossyant
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Re: Waterproofing?

Postby fossyant » Wed Nov 06, 2013 20:22 pm

It won't work on lycra

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Beeblebrox
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Re: Waterproofing?

Postby Beeblebrox » Thu Nov 07, 2013 15:13 pm

Skin is waterproof. Take a change of clothes and keep moving to stay warm.


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