fading?

Discussion in 'Weapons, Equipment & Rations' started by Cymru_am_Byth, Nov 26, 2005.

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  1. i got told many years ago when i was in cadets that to stop S95 kit from fading you put it in the washing machine inside out.

    is that just a myth or does it work?
     
  2. Get a feckin life, you boring git!!
     
  3. twas a genuine question, am fed up with fading s95s
     
  4. I don't know how it affects CS95 but i usually wash my civvy trousers inside out to prevent them getting damaged.

    I am not sure whether this prevent fade or not as the fabric still comes inot contact with the detergent.
     
  5. New 95s don't seem to fade like the ones issued a couple of years ago. I'm still trying to fade a set I was issued 2 years ago to stop them looking too new (Got a bit on the fat side)! Old, faded 95s look alot more war-y anyway!
     
  6. I wash my underpants inside out so the stains are nearest the washing powder and water.
     
  7. Right, good thinking Batman :)
     
  8. Does it work ? i might give it a try.
     
  9. Ventress

    Ventress LE Moderator

    I thought you just washed them and the arrse fell out of them anyway!
     
  10. I wear both sides of my underwear saves on washing