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I have a pair of gloves that I really like. The only problem is that they weren't water repellent. As a matter of fact they soaked up water like a sponge. I tried several different silicone based products with no success. Than I ran across this stuff at WalMart in the shoe department.
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It's Camp Dry Performance Fabric Protector by KIWI. According to the can it's a polymer. It works great. Two warnings:
  1. Make sure you get the Camp Dry Fabric Protector, not the Camp Dry Heavy Duty Water Repellent.
  2. DO NOT USE IT INDOORS!! The fumes are intense.
It says you can even use it on suede and Gore-Tex.

KIWI website here;
http://www.kiwicampdry.com/products.html

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Thanks Old Guy! I've been looking for something like this.... Gabe :patriot:

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thanks for info, i will try.


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Gonna have try this stuff out. Save me from having to get some new gloves. :) Plus it'll come in handy for the camping kit.

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Camp Dry is great stuff. We used it on our camping gear when I was in Boy Scouts. Always stayed nice and dry inside the tents, even in the heaviest downpours.

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May I ask... WHY ??

Oldguy wrote:
warning ::
  1. Make sure you get the Camp Dry Fabric Protector
    not the Camp Dry Heavy Duty Water Repellent.

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BioMedHMC wrote:
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May I ask... WHY ??

Oldguy wrote:
warning ::
  1. Make sure you get the Camp Dry Fabric Protector
    not the Camp Dry Heavy Duty Water Repellent.

If I recall correctly (Remember, I started this thread over a year ago.) the Camp Dry Heavy Duty Water Repellent is just silicone and doesn't work as well and makes everything slippery.

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Thanks, OG ... I was just curious why I wouldn't want the HeavyDuty stuff.
Oldguy wrote:
the Camp Dry Heavy Duty Water Repellent is just silicone and doesn't work as well and makes everything slippery.

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