Dry Sack - Tips
The majority of these bag are all or nothing, they
need to make one that is super lightweight, yetis a mesh bag, or light
nylon, then when it starts to rain I could pull up a waterprooff cover, and fold
over, then have watertightbag. They nowsell these dry sacks on Khao
San Road in Thailand, but I always feel too much and again all or nothing, I do
not want my camera in a airtight bag. I found this untra, ultra light poncho
here in Togo. It started to rain hard and women came and sold me one, I did not
have an umbrella.
I now carry this poncho, very small in the bottom of
my camera case, if it starts to rain, I have a poncho and a cover for my camera.
It is not the rain I know about that causes problems, it is the spontaneous
Andy in Atakpame, West Africa May 2007
am interested in your dry sack, it this one of them folder over, keep
everything dry, go scuba bags?
They are similar -- a lightweight version of those same scuba bags made
out of nylon.
From the Web site:
Made of Ultra-Sil™ nylon, a polyurethane coated Siliconized Cordura® for
ultimate waterproofing and maximum durability
Watertight, non-wicking Hypalon® roll top closure with stiffener at the
top for a better seal Yes, you take the top and
fold it over four or five times, then lock the plastic buckle.
been my experience in the last 16+ months to move between A/C and humid,
tropical air -- I just don't live in places with A/C. The dry sac doesn't
travel with me outside, it it for gear that stays in the room.