Jump to content

Weatherproofing


Recommended Posts

I bought some Nankai waterproof trousers. At first they were great, textile outer, and quilted inners. After a couple of years, they now let in rain water even through the knees. I sprayed them with some waterproofing camping spray. That didn't work very well. I also sprayed my textile gloves with the same agent, but my hands still get wet through the gloves.

Has anyone got any idea of a product that actually DOES work for waterproofing textiles?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I had similar problem, bought a two bottle process from Hunts motorcycles last year. Cost about £10-15 the 1st bottle was a deep wash then the 2nd did the waterproofing. Had to take all the lining and proteectors out which was a pain. That was last summer and it did a decent job, huge improvement in water resistance, but not 100%. I will proabbly use it again if I need to at the end of the summer. Sorry I cant remember the name of it. Could probably phone them tomorrow and find out if you want.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I got some nikwax for some textile trousers and it worked a treat


you put them in the washer though so check you can machine wash them first

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Sign up now

    Registration is quick and easy 

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Terms of Use Privacy Policy Guidelines We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.

Please Sign In or Sign Up