- Jul 8, 2018 at 10:04 pm #3546006
Russell LawsonBPL Member
@lawsonLocale: Olympic Mts.
Hey folks, been designing my next backpack and the last feature I can’t figure out is if or how drain slots should be incorperated into the main body of the pack.
My current pack doesnt have any and I find after rainy trips or when I rinse it, it holds water if I dont turn it inside out.
So far I’ve come up with water hose type slits between the hipbelt seam and body bottom. Might weaken a key seam or cause water to drain onto the back of legs though.
Wisdom please!Jul 8, 2018 at 11:07 pm #3546025
Greg MihalikBPL Member
Red hot nail at the collection points.Jul 8, 2018 at 11:50 pm #3546032
Paul SBPL Member
Use a water permeable bottom fabric?Jul 9, 2018 at 3:24 pm #3546090
Daryl and DarylBPL Member
@lyrad1Locale: Pacific Northwest, USA, Earth
I use breathable fabric for the whole bag. I rely on inner plastic bags for the things that must stay dry. I can run entire bag through the washer and dryer after each trip to get rid of the salt and stink.
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