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    Quote Originally Posted by tammons View Post
    I remember reading something a few years ago stating it would not work so well. Cant remember why. Maybe it was that it would not stuff well and breaks down. Cant remember. Makes a decent fire starter though.
    You pretty much nailed it here. Also if it gets wet, it's heavy and doesn't dry out for a really long time, assuming it survives the wetting at all.
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    As I recall from my boyscout days - WWII stuff was around in quantity. All kinds of stuff like this was used as filler in life jackets and similar uses but they sealed it in a plastic bag to keep it dry inside the canvas covering.

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