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Washing Down

Postby Greg » Mon May 19, 2014 6:18 am

Anyone have any experience washing down items such as sleeping bags, jackets, etc? If so did you use a special washing machine and detergent?
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Re: Washing Down

Postby MaDelaney » Mon May 19, 2014 10:56 am

Front loading machine. Get the nikwax down wash.
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Re: Washing Down

Postby Dom » Mon May 19, 2014 6:53 pm

What Mike said. It works great.
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Re: Washing Down

Postby Stacey » Wed May 21, 2014 12:12 pm

I've used that cleaner in a top loading as well - not as great - but worth it. I know Mike/Melissa Parker used a SJ dry cleaner?
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Re: Washing Down

Postby Greg » Mon May 26, 2014 9:11 am

Okay got the cleaner, found a front loading washer. Now what about drying. Is it safe to put it in a commercial dryer?
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Re: Washing Down

Postby Stacey » Mon May 26, 2014 9:29 am

I've always dried them on 'air' only (not heat)....takes longer but worked well
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Re: Washing Down

Postby Dom » Mon May 26, 2014 2:04 pm

So much rock, so little time
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