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Wet Shoes

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by nd, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. Mar 17, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    nd

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    So i fell in a creek yesterday. Anybody know how to keep a pair of weat "sneaker type" shoes from stinking after they are dry? i hate to lose a good pair of shoes to the notorious "wet shoe smell"
     
  2. Mar 17, 2010 at 5:50 PM
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    get cmack to pee in them for you.
     
  3. Mar 17, 2010 at 5:51 PM
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    i mean air dry i guess :p
     
  4. Mar 17, 2010 at 6:03 PM
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    Dry them out with a hair dryer or however you want, and then get some of those Dr. Shoals sneaker 'smell good' balls.
     
  5. Mar 17, 2010 at 6:04 PM
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    don't forget coltons balls... the most crucial part.
     
  6. Mar 17, 2010 at 6:13 PM
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    Definitely wash them with a half dose of mild detergent (remove insoles if present and wash them by hand with Woolite or similar). After that put them in the dryer if it has a shelf or take after them with a hair dryer to get the crevices dry. Then take a sack of rice and two bread bags, dump half the rice in each bag and then one shoe in each bag and tie them tightly. Come back three days later to dry, clean shoes.
     
  7. Mar 17, 2010 at 6:13 PM
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  8. Mar 17, 2010 at 6:15 PM
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    Wash them with a red shirt.....
     
  9. Mar 17, 2010 at 6:16 PM
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    Follow Chris's lead.
    I normally dry them in the dryer with a dryer sheet. Now if they were full of mud i'd throw them in the wash first.
     
  10. Mar 17, 2010 at 6:54 PM
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    +1 on this technique. Works like a charm. The rice is ket here. Ever see salt shakers in humod weather? They have rice in them. Why? Sucks the mositure up.
     
  11. Mar 17, 2010 at 6:55 PM
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    rb11701 Oh yeah!

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    gotta lay off the doob while walking in woods.
     
  12. Mar 17, 2010 at 6:56 PM
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    sprinkle baking soda in them for a day
     
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    Then wash them with a red shirt.....
     
  15. Mar 17, 2010 at 6:59 PM
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    precisely how ya do it!:D
     
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  17. Mar 17, 2010 at 8:02 PM
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    magikbean562 once flirted with danger, danger got clingy

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    when my wolverines got soaked, i got a heat gun and dried as much as i could. then put some gold bond shoe powder and stuffed it with newspaper. they smell better than they did before.
     
  18. Mar 17, 2010 at 8:04 PM
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    That sounds like a statement that should end with "... but that's not saying much."

    :rofl:
     
  19. Mar 18, 2010 at 8:15 AM
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    nd [OP] Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    Thanks for the responses. there were so many i didn't know how to chose. so i went with the guy with the highest post count. my shoes are pink now....
     
  20. Mar 18, 2010 at 8:20 AM
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    Stuff them with crumpled newspaper. It pulls the water and keeps the shape of the shoes while they dry.

    Let set for a day.

    signed,

    Mr. Martha Stewart
     
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