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Re water proofing rain suit #14607266 01/24/23 04:17 PM
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Has anyone used a wash-in rainproof before?

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Re: Re water proofing rain suit [Re: Crick] #14607515 01/24/23 07:27 PM
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Nik Wax...GoreTex recommends a brand like this.

Re: Re water proofing rain suit [Re: Crick] #14607534 01/24/23 07:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Crick
Has anyone used a wash-in rainproof before?

I d used a spray on version before. It works, but I needed frequent reapplying


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Re: Re water proofing rain suit [Re: Crick] #14607536 01/24/23 07:46 PM
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I’ll ask the wife when I get home what it was.


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Re: Re water proofing rain suit [Re: Crick] #14607568 01/24/23 08:20 PM
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Another one you'll here is Reviv-X

Re: Re water proofing rain suit [Re: Crick] #14607582 01/24/23 08:35 PM
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I used one on my guidewear after 12 years or so. It did ok, but wasn’t anywhere close to original status. Finally broke down and bought a new rain suit last year. Can’t remember the product but I got it from cabelas.


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Re: Re water proofing rain suit [Re: Crick] #14607652 01/24/23 09:30 PM
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just go to Wal-Mart and get a can or two of Scotch Guard... i use it on rain suits, duffle bags, gloves, hats, shoes... great stuff !


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Re: Re water proofing rain suit [Re: Crick] #14607781 01/24/23 10:47 PM
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The stuff I used is called “Never Wet”.
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Re: Re water proofing rain suit [Re: Crick] #14607793 01/24/23 10:51 PM
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I’ve tried the spray on and the wash in and never get a great result from them

Seems like rain gear only lasts me 7-8 years and gotta buy new


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Re: Re water proofing rain suit [Re: Fish Killer] #14607806 01/24/23 11:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Fish Killer
I’ve tried the spray on and the wash in and never get a great result from them

Seems like rain gear only lasts me 7-8 years and gotta buy new

The trick is…once you spray it on, it seems like ya got recoat it pretty often. I wound up doing the same…just buying new gear.


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Re: Re water proofing rain suit [Re: Crick] #14607831 01/24/23 11:27 PM
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Send it to RainyPass and let them repair anything that’s wrong with them and retreat with their Durable Water Repellent. They specialize in Gore-Tex

Re: Re water proofing rain suit [Re: James P.] #14607900 01/25/23 12:45 AM
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Originally Posted by James P.
Send it to RainyPass and let them repair anything that’s wrong with them and retreat with their Durable Water Repellent. They specialize in Gore-Tex

Can’t believe I’ve never heard of this place before, thanks James.

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Send it to RainyPass and let them repair anything that’s wrong with them and retreat with their Durable Water Repellent. They specialize in Gore-Tex

Can’t believe I’ve never heard of this place before, thanks James.

I just looked. I know why I’ve never heard of them. They want $125, plus shipping both ways, to replace a zipper on my BPS100 jacket!!


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Re: Re water proofing rain suit [Re: Crick] #14607905 01/25/23 12:50 AM
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ReVivex is good. For Gore Tek it only makes the outside shed water. Gore Tek is the membrane fabric under the shell. Don’t Fabric Softner on Gore Tex. Washing and drying Gore Tek according to the label helps. Then spray with ReVivex and dry in the dryer.


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Re: Re water proofing rain suit [Re: SteezMacQueen] #14608008 01/25/23 02:20 AM
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Send it to RainyPass and let them repair anything that’s wrong with them and retreat with their Durable Water Repellent. They specialize in Gore-Tex

Can’t believe I’ve never heard of this place before, thanks James.

I just looked. I know why I’ve never heard of them. They want $125, plus shipping both ways, to replace a zipper on my BPS100 jacket!!



Lol, I did NOT see that!

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