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Cleaning after holiday

Discussion in 'Dry Suits' started by JohnL, Oct 30, 2018.

  1. JohnL

    JohnL Well-Known Member

    Sep 22, 2015
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    I'm just back from Madeira where it was mid-20s on shore and made eight dives in salt water, wearing a light base underneath - so the dry suit is salty on the outside and sweaty on the inside :vomit:. I can shower it outside and inside and hang it with my electric fan hanger to dry the inside. Should I be using some sort of cleaner or is water good enough?
  2. jb2cool

    jb2cool Moderator
    Staff Member

    Jan 20, 2008
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    I just stick it in a bath of warm water nd leave it soaking for half an hour or so, regs, fins all the same. The only exception is a weysuit and boots where wee might be involved, then i put a bit of persil in the bath too and the water will likely be a bit hotter.

    Clean fresh water is your friend.

    If you have a p-valve on a drysuit though then clean water is good but Milton is better.
  3. Tribal Chestnut

    Tribal Chestnut Well-Known Member
    UKD Supporter

    Aug 6, 2015
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    Similar to JB, but if I’m bothering with a serious bath I’ll generally always use Milton.

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