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Old 17-07-2009, 09:23   #1
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Neoprene Sleeves - Watertight or Breathable?

Ok, I know what your going to say, they're unnecessary and they can accelerate rust on Stainless Steel, but if I absolutely 'have' to have neoprene sleeves on the bottom 3' of my stays and shrouds is it better to try keep the water out with tight fitting normal neoprene or let any water that gets in escape with breathable neoprene?

If I do get them I'll be making them myself, this place is the cheapest supplier I found so far - Neoprene Fabric, Sheets and Neoprene Rubber
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Old 17-07-2009, 10:33   #2
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I doubt you could keep anything like this waterproof for long. I would go breathable.

Why Neoprene?

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Seemed like a good choice if I'm going to sew it myself.
And it would look good!
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