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Old 06-10-2015, 03:22 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by vtflyfish View Post
TekWash folowed by additional rinse cycle. Revive-X DWR applied with a spray bottle. 40 minutes in the dryer per the manufacturuer's instructions. After ~ 1 week of use the arms start to wet out again, indicating that the DWR lacks D and wears away quickly. I think it's the face fabric that's the issue.
Even in the case of wetting out, the waterproofness of the membrane is not compromised, only the breathability. Are you sure the wetness you are experiencing isn't just sweat? Of course poor breathability is still an issue, but your earlier post indicated that the jacket was "no longer waterproof".
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