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Old 01-14-2010, 03:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I would like to wash my white jacket but dont want to ruin it.. i just need to spot clean it there are some dirty spots and then some red stuff that i dont know what it is on it from when i slid after i crashed, not blood from me anyways. what could i use to ensure that it wont ruin the white,(I used bleach on a white tie before and turned it brown....) thanks in advanced!
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Old 01-15-2010, 06:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have two light colored jackets (white camo and white) and wouldn't think twice about washing them because 1) it'll likely not become clean 2) it'll likely become dirtier 3) I expected dirt and such to show more when I decided to buy light colored jackets. If I felt the need, I would only spot clean them with a Tide stick to see if that worked.

If that doesn't work for you then you can try taking it to a dry cleaner and get their expertise on the matter.
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Old 01-15-2010, 09:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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think soaking it in warm water then a rub down would work? no Washer what so ever? and i could always soak it in Nikwax to recoat the DWP if it did take it off
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Old 01-17-2010, 12:04 PM   #4 (permalink)
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when i was buying my oakley jacket. they said to use liquid detergent instead of the normal stuff because that would take off the waterproofness of the jacket. hope that helps.
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Old 01-17-2010, 09:22 PM   #5 (permalink)
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never washing you jacket is just ridiculous... i only buy white snowboarding coats and never have a problem with them coming clean...def dont use bleach...use some spot treatment with oxygen cleansing agent in it...then soak it by its self in cold water for a few hours and wash on a delicate cycle... then dry it with low heat just for a few minutes and let it air dry the rest of the way
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Old 01-29-2010, 06:59 PM   #6 (permalink)
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For the white clothing, I always use bleaching powder to clean. But if the clothing is very expensive, I will send it to the cleaners.
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