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    Default Breathable Waders

    Hello all, can anyone tell me if I'm goin to be cold and wet tomorrow ?
    My dad assumed that if my breathables were in kitchen floor that they were for the washing machine!!!;(((

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    Default Re: Breathable Waders

    Quote Originally Posted by stewartyboy View Post
    Hello all, can anyone tell me if I'm goin to be cold and wet tomorrow ?
    My dad assumed that if my breathables were in kitchen floor that they were for the washing machine!!!;(((
    Bad weather is predicted for the whole weekend. It'll be cold and wet.

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    Default Re: Breathable Waders

    Quote Originally Posted by stewartyboy View Post
    My dad assumed that if my breathables were in kitchen floor that they were for the washing machine
    Some of the better quality gore tex waders actually suggest a 40c wash, followed by tumble drying to activate the outer coating!
    you might be o.k. --------
    -------------------------or cold and wet!
    regards
    bert

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    Default Re: Breathable Waders

    I was meaning, will my waders be ruined after been through the washing machine?
    But thanks for the weather report anyhow!!!;)

    ---------- Post added at 09:09 PM ---------- Previous post was at 09:05 PM ----------

    Cheers mate, they not gore tex tho! Just breathable klooba ones!!
    Here's hoping!

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    Default Re: Breathable Waders

    Quote Originally Posted by stewartyboy View Post
    Cheers mate, they not gore tex tho! Just breathable klooba ones!!
    Here's hoping!
    Look inside them, will be a label showing cleaning/washing instructions!
    will give you a clue!
    regards
    bert

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    Default Re: Breathable Waders

    Never even thought about that!!!
    Will check them in morn before I go!
    I'll have to chance them anyway!!)

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    Default Re: Breathable Waders

    Quote Originally Posted by stewartyboy View Post
    Never even thought about that!!!
    LOL,
    I know.
    Is a case of been there done that!
    regards
    bert

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    Default Re: Breathable Waders

    they will be fine as long as they were not washed at a very high temp - i wash mine in the machine at low temp sometimes - 30 celcius - and they are still fine

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