cheap dwr spray?

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cheap dwr spray?

Postby wildwanderer » Sun 21 Jun, 2020 8:32 am

I only paid $30 for the pants so bit reluctant to spend $20 on a dwr respray.

Any cheap sources for dwr spray?
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Re: cheap dwr spray?

Postby Mark F » Sun 21 Jun, 2020 11:55 am

Unless you are going to the snow I wouldn't bother. Any scrub quickly abrades the dwr off pants - jackets generally receive less abrasion. If it is important just use a cheap silicone spray.
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Re: cheap dwr spray?

Postby Huntsman247 » Sun 21 Jun, 2020 2:12 pm

Sometimes you can find it in bulk bottles from the uk pretty cheap. But then it's a couple hundred bucks for the bulk pack.
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Re: cheap dwr spray?

Postby wildwanderer » Sun 21 Jun, 2020 2:45 pm

Mark F wrote: If it is important just use a cheap silicone spray.


Is a back pocket area that has non taped seams. Let in a bit of water last time.

Something like this?

https://www.kmart.com.au/product/3-in-o ... 8ml/119516


Hmm says lubricant.. wonder if I should spray on my knees as well. :lol:
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Re: cheap dwr spray?

Postby Mark F » Sun 21 Jun, 2020 3:04 pm

"Perfection is attained not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing more to remove".
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Re: cheap dwr spray?

Postby johnw » Sun 21 Jun, 2020 3:46 pm

I think my wife has sometimes used this on joggers or porous/breathable trail runners on the rare occasion that she does any bushwalking.
https://www.kmart.com.au/product/footcare-weather-guard---125g/948353
But getting any useful feedback is like getting blood out of a stone. So I don't know how effective or long lasting but it's cheap, so might be worth a shot and just spot treat the area of concern.

There is also this but it's unclear if suitable for fabrics:
https://www.woolworths.com.au/shop/productdetails/691809/kiwi-extreme-protector
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