Thread: Smelly Pads
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07-29-2007, 09:44 PM
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Originally Posted by nodq View Post
I've done what I said above, and my gear is fine.

Water in a skate is bad if not dried out properly. With a fan on it for a day or two it'll be fine.

My gloves felt better after washing, mostly because that crusty feeling (caused by salty sweat) is gone.
Well your 1-2 day drying time is an indicator of something....meaning water is trapped in the layers of your skate. Plus, you gotta take account of water in places you can't get to like your holders.

If you really wanted a clean skate, shaving cream might be a possibility too...and some ppl say spray scented alcohol from the drug store works. But alcohol dissolves stuff, so might not be the best idea either.

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