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    after trip care of peapod

    After a backpacking trip, do you guys air out your peapod? (hang it out to dry?) If so, how long do you keep it out before storing it? (also, do you hang it up, across a couple of chairs etc?--)
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    Yes, for as long as it takes to dry completely, usually just overnight. Typically I place it over a large wingback chair.
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    After drying, I hang mine in a rolling, cloth sided hanging rack in the guest bedroom... there it stays, along with the rest of my meager collection of down gear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevebo View Post
    After a backpacking trip, do you guys air out your peapod? (hang it out to dry?) If so, how long do you keep it out before storing it? (also, do you hang it up, across a couple of chairs etc?--)
    I hang mine in the garage for at least a day or two, depending on the weather

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevebo View Post
    After a backpacking trip, do you guys air out your peapod? (hang it out to dry?) If so, how long do you keep it out before storing it? (also, do you hang it up, across a couple of chairs etc?--)
    I just lay it out on a bed in a sunny room, or over a chair by a window, with darkest fabric towards the Sun. I might leave it all day but a couple of hors is probably all you need, unless it was really wet in the down.
    For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us....that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now.
    Romans 8:18,21-22

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    Thanks for the advice!
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