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Old 21-02-2018, 09:33 PM   #1
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My new le silverback towel arrived yesterday so I put it in a 40* wash on its own with a tiny amount of non bio detergent before I use it. As it has dried (air dried naturally in the spare room)the fibres seem to have matted together and donít feel soft anymore. Is this normal? In the photo I have scratched at the fibres to loosen them on the left, on the right side is how they have dried
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Old 21-02-2018, 09:48 PM   #2
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My new le silverback towel arrived yesterday so I put it in a 40* wash on its own with a tiny amount of non bio detergent before I use it. As it has dried (air dried naturally in the spare room)the fibres seem to have matted together and donít feel soft anymore. Is this normal? In the photo I have scratched at the fibres to loosen them on the left, on the right side is how they have dried
Yeah it's a strange one. If you let it dry outside if stays fluffy. Drying indoors makes my Drinker and Aqua Deluxe do the same. Just get ya hands and fluff it up.

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Old 23-02-2018, 02:28 PM   #3
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- I use kids anti tangle hairbrush on my Woolly Mammoth. Separates all the MFs and really improves it's softness and 'suck'. Satisfying too

SWMBO has yet to catch me doing this. Although I will argue that my car cannot catch or give Nits...
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15 mins on low heat in tumble dryer sorts this issue
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I flap mine out as you would a beach towel, nice powerful couple of flicks will sort it. I love my SB towel. Try avoid washing it with cloths that have had sealants waxes and QD type products, I had an issue before due to this. Treat it right and it'll look after you.
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Old 03-03-2018, 09:11 PM   #6
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Vinegar rinse a few laps in the tumbler on low.


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Old 03-03-2018, 10:08 PM   #7
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Back in the day when Nappies used to be Towelling and didnt cause an eco disaster.
They had a hot wash in soap,spot of White vinegar,rinsed and left out overnight in a Frost.This left them fluffy and soft without any other products.

I recently used after a gent on here gave the tip.Boots Sensitive skin washing liquid.Works great for me and cheep as chips.Links below.Once i have wash my drying towels[on ther own].I dry them on a maiden near an open window,outside if its fine weather or on a maiden near a warm radiator.Give them a good shake out after and ther like new again.

link- http://www.boots.com/boots-sensitive...litre-10095130
I have skin that hates anything and this stuff is great.

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Old 04-03-2018, 09:52 AM   #8
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Back in the day when Nappies used to be Towelling and didnt cause an eco disaster.
They had a hot wash in soap,spot of White vinegar,rinsed and left out overnight in a Frost.This left them fluffy and soft without any other products.

I recently used after a gent on here gave the tip.Boots Sensitive skin washing liquid.Works great for me and cheep as chips.Links below.Once i have wash my drying towels[on ther own].I dry them on a maiden near an open window,outside if its fine weather or on a maiden near a warm radiator.Give them a good shake out after and ther like new again.

link- http://www.boots.com/boots-sensitive...litre-10095130
I have skin that hates anything and this stuff is great.

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The silverback is one of my best drying towels.
For that price i am going to try that liquid from boots.
Sometimes think prices are inflated just because they are car related
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Old 04-03-2018, 10:13 AM   #9
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I also bought a bottle of that boots detergent. And can confirm it does a very good job on the towels and microfibres. I've been using the nanolex microfibre wash and the boots stuff is equally as good at a fraction of the cost.


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The silverback is one of my best drying towels.
For that price i am going to try that liquid from boots.
Sometimes think prices are inflated just because they are car related
i agree!
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