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Best Drybag

Post by unifyzero » Fri Oct 25, 2013 5:39 pm

I swear I saw a thread about this a long time ago, but I can't find anything now... If there is something please point me to it, so I can ditch this!

What drybag would you suggest for use in a BOB? It looks like SeaLine has some good stuff, but is there something better for the price?
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Re: Best Drybag

Post by Hoipoloi » Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:51 pm

Do SeaLine only make dry bags made of vinyl?
I tried to steer clear of vinyl as it is heavier and less supple than Exped PU coated taffeta nylon. The Exped ones are easier to stuff in a rucksack but if you expect a lot of water crossings of canoe/kayak travel then vinyl ones such as Orlieb is probably better.

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Re: Best Drybag

Post by 74 or more » Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:20 pm

They make nylon ones too:

http://www.rei.com/product/813632/seall ... -10-liters" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Best Drybag

Post by Brotherbadger » Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:49 pm

Sealine, sea to summit and outdoor research are all dry bags I've used. They are all GTG. OR is a little cheaper than the other two.
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Re: Best Drybag

Post by zoiders » Sat Oct 26, 2013 1:00 pm

My every day carry bag is a dry bag.

http://www.alpkit.com/shop/cart.php?tar ... ory_id=295" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Not 100% dry of course as it's got straps and what not but it simply does not leak just getting rained on, even when cycling and caught in a downpour. Double up with with a simply heavy duty poly bag inside or smaller dry bags as a divider and it is good enough for river crossings.

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