Does the Dust Ruin Clothes?

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Re: Does the Dust Ruin Clothes?

Postby Gonzo Frothwood » Thu Apr 25, 2013 5:07 pm

The only problem I usually encounter is some metals tarnish or rust pretty fast after you get back. You should probably avoid as much metal touching you skin as possible anyway because of heat transference.
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Re: Does the Dust Ruin Clothes?

Postby robbidobbs » Wed May 08, 2013 2:18 pm

Cotton, cotton, cotton. I'll say it again, wear cotton.
It recovers magnificently.
Synthetics in my experience never recover fully.
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Re: Does the Dust Ruin Clothes?

Postby misfit » Wed May 08, 2013 3:11 pm

>>>>go fucking calculate the molarity of acetic acid necessary to buffer the wily playa alkali.

i did years ago and came up with,,, CALGON, a water softener, did the best at removing playa film..........
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Re: Does the Dust Ruin Clothes?

Postby lemur » Wed May 08, 2013 3:39 pm

KALGON! TAKE ME AWAY

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Re: Does the Dust Ruin Clothes?

Postby Savannah » Wed May 08, 2013 3:40 pm

Oh, man. That is easily one of the best MST3K's ever done. :lol:

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Re: Does the Dust Ruin Clothes?

Postby Earthwalker » Wed May 08, 2013 3:43 pm

Does playa dust permanently alter the most intimate of body parts? I plan on being at least partially naked at times (sarong or tutu with nothing underneath). I'd just hate to ruin my testicles or foreskin on this trip. Would be a real bummer.
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Re: Does the Dust Ruin Clothes?

Postby Earthwalker » Wed May 08, 2013 3:44 pm

Oh, n/m, I forgot they removed my foreskin without asking. I guess I'll be ok.
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Re: Does the Dust Ruin Clothes?

Postby aserendipity » Wed Oct 02, 2013 7:29 am

Playa does not ruin..it INITIATES

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Re: Does the Dust Ruin Clothes?

Postby FIGJAM » Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:42 am

What if I don't ant to be a gnu? :(
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Re: Does the Dust Ruin Clothes?

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Oct 02, 2013 11:36 am

Do you ant to be a grasshopper?
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Re: Does the Dust Ruin Clothes?

Postby BBadger » Wed Oct 02, 2013 12:10 pm

The clothes ruin the dust.
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Re: Does the Dust Ruin Clothes?

Postby robbidobbs » Wed Oct 02, 2013 2:52 pm

I made a new apron this year with lace on the pocket. I was so pleased with it.
Then a few days later, I spilled coffee on it. BLAST AND DAMN IT!
I had to give it to the flames along with my pink playa pants that never recovered from wasp nest stains from storage.

I'll just HAVE to build another one with MORE lace next year. Darn <smirk>

I strongly recommend wearing 100% cotton out there, very wearable and it burns nice and clean.
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Re: Does the Dust Ruin Clothes?

Postby AntiM » Thu Oct 03, 2013 6:22 am

Ha, I would have simply "dyed" the entire apron with coffee....
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