Friday, July 30, 2010
Praxis: Camp-Dry, the militiaman's friend.
So, I was chatting with the Trainer about gear and other things the other day, and he mentioned that his boys have "Camp Dry Parties." They get together and spray down all gear with Kiwi Camp Dry Heavy Duty Water Repellent -- vests, combat harnesses, pouches, packs, stuff sacks, you name it. Of course boots have their own sealants and BDUs should be porous and breathable, but everything else gets soaked with Camp Dry.
The gear thus treated needs to air dry and, since the curing process makes it stink for about a week, he recommends you hang it in the garage in the interest of the preservation of domestic tranquility. (When momma ain't happy, NOBODY'S happy.)
Camp Dry is found just about everywhere, from WalMart to sporting goods stores.