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    Question Best way to clean Savanna gear?

    I have the pants and jacket and they're dirty, real dirty. What is the best way to clean them?
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    Thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptRehkopf View Post
    I have the pants and jacket and they're dirty, real dirty. What is the best way to clean them?
    Shout spray-on stain remover.

    I coat my whole suit, let is soak for a half-hour and then wash. You'll be amazed how black the water gets.

    And its about a whopping $2.50 per bottle that will do a whole suit.

    I've been using it for well over ten years.

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    THANKS for the info and help.
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    BMW will tell you it's using the cleaners they sell.

    My Savannah still has its washing instructions tag.
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    Riding gear is made from synthetics that don't embed dirt easily, though some fibers (nylons especially) are potential oil sponges.
    I do the Nikwax or Woolite drill after spotting heavy stuff with Shout or similar.
    I also treat with one of the waterproofing sprays- not to waterproof it- but to help the next 3washing release all the dirt..

    Be very careful not to use any types of chlorine bleaches- they discolor and damage colors on many synthetics...

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