Waterproof pouches - cheep as chips

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Waterproof pouches - cheep as chips

#1 Post by NUMBER 70 » Wed Jun 06, 2007 6:39 pm

Have you ever tried to source a water proof pouch to put your catalogue or other items in we nipped into that large store on the edge of Newton Abbot while we where away T***O M**LS.

They have a range of Gelert Waterproof pouches the small one (49P) will fit a digital camera in the medium one will fit the catalogue in and the large one (89p) was 26.5cm by 34cm and I have stuck my SLR in it quite comfortably they all have carry straps on them and a velcro top that doubles over acouple of times.

I know some down Devon do not like TM but I thought it worth mentioning
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#2 Post by Fulchet » Wed Jun 06, 2007 8:21 pm

Thanks for that Number 70. TM certainly has its uses at times and kept my boys occupied for hours when they were tiny. We used to get a day ticket and ride round and round and round and round the train track. The used to love the model railway and the big fort to play in, as well as the animals.

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#3 Post by wires » Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:15 pm

i got the 50L waterproof (and submursible!!) bag for my day sack it is loads better that than the orange rucksack liners you can get!!
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#4 Post by Nik - KOTM » Thu Jun 07, 2007 6:24 am

I managed to get one for me (paid for by Devon County council) many years ago from the outdoor activities shop when it was up on Mutley Plain, Blueyonder, I thought it was brilliant, it had survived numerous dumpings into the sea and kept my camera, radio, dinner, spare clothes completely dry. this was the one where you fold the top down and tie it off. Excellent thing. Snag is I have not seen any since :(
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#5 Post by NUMBER 70 » Thu Jun 07, 2007 11:18 am

They do a 7.5L liner for kayaks with a rigid band top that your fold down and then buckle across. quite a clever idea that worked well when we tried it in store. they do a larger size but not sure what it was
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#6 Post by wires » Thu Jun 07, 2007 3:45 pm

yeah thats what i have the biggest is a blue 50 l dry sack which thay claim to be submirsable!! i will have to try that out at some point.
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#7 Post by Fulchet » Thu Jun 07, 2007 4:52 pm

that sounds just what I need - I'll have to go hunting

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#8 Post by wires » Thu Jun 07, 2007 7:28 pm

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#9 Post by Fulchet » Thu Jun 07, 2007 8:58 pm

thanks Wires
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#10 Post by NUMBER 70 » Tue Jun 12, 2007 11:19 am

Just a word of warning two of the small pouches we have, the main velcro pad has come away from the main pouch. basically rendering them useless.

I expected better from Gelert, feel a letter coming on
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#11 Post by Fulchet » Tue Jun 12, 2007 5:02 pm

I bought one of the large ones on Saturday - it clips around the front - fits the rucksack lovely and is just the job. However, at £3.00, if it does come apart after a while, I'm not too fussed.

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