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Old 05-13-2013, 12:26 AM
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Wetsuit/BF suit funk

How do y'all kill the wetsuit funk smell?

Mine are only used in clean fresh water, by me, have never been pee'd in but still stink when wet.

I lay them out to dry indoors after a weekend of use but as soon as they get wet again they start to smell...
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Old 05-13-2013, 12:39 AM
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Turn it inside out, take it in the shower with you and wash it with bodywash. Be sure to rinse well.
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Old 05-13-2013, 01:25 AM
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Then make sure you dry it in the sun ..l I actual put one in the washer once ... Gentle cycle
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Old 05-13-2013, 09:53 AM
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Then make sure you dry it in the sun ..l I actual put one in the washer once ... Gentle cycle
That must've been really nasty if you were machining it. Did it make everything smell like algae for a few loads?
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Old 05-13-2013, 09:54 AM
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Don't pee in it

Seriously though, as above; take it home at end of the day, rinse under fresh water, dry inside out for a day then turn right side out.

You can use woolite or they do have a special wet suit detergent for the washing machine.
delicate cycle.
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:00 AM
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there are two kinda of people:
those who pee in their wetsuits

those who lie about peeing in their wetsuits
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:25 AM
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there are two kinda of people:
those who pee in their wetsuits

those who lie about peeing in their wetsuits
Exactly ya get in the water and it's hard NOT to pee.
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:35 AM
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If you have any local scuba shops around, sometimes they sell wetsuit detergents. Works great and kills any stench, I don't remember the name, but they came in little packet. (almost the same size as a ketchup packet) Otherwise I'm sure some dawn will do just fine...
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Old 05-13-2013, 02:16 PM
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If you have any local scuba shops around, sometimes they sell wetsuit detergents. Works great and kills any stench, I don't remember the name, but they came in little packet. (almost the same size as a ketchup packet) Otherwise I'm sure some dawn will do just fine...
I remember something at the dive shots called "Sink the Stink." It was something like oxy clean for wetsuits.
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Exactly ya get in the water and it's hard NOT to pee.
Gosh use to have a family friend who would brag about how warm it was once you peed in the suit. I wouldn't let em back into the boat after skiing, ski back to the dock and rinse off.
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