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Re: [at-l] long underwear

I have recently abandoned the synthetics and gone to silk. I have very strong
body chemistry - not so that it smells strongm - but toxic nonetheless. I seem
to "poison" myself when I wear poly or capilene for any length of time. My
skin breaks out in tiny little bumps that itch like mad. A day or two of
airing-out and I'm fine again.

I have not had this problem with silk, and I don't notice a difference in
warmth.  I don't have a problem with a poly jacket, but that's probably
because it doesn't hug the skin like the long johns do.  I wear silk long
johns, shorts and a pair of nylon wind pants until the temperature stays in
the 30s during the day...

Paddler (GA>ME 99)
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