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Old 24 August 2014, 02:36   #21
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I have a 30l rucksack dry bag from them & it's a great all round bag!! Will hold off a lot of spray!
Would never put it in water though as it had LOADS of wholes in the bottom.

On the bottom corner the seem came apart. Told overboard & they sent me a whole new one for free!

I now have two dry rucksacks!
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Old 24 August 2014, 03:23   #22
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Why did you put your valuable phone in a product with out testing it first? would have taken 5 mins to stick a sheet of paper in it then shove it in the sink, you can't really expect them to reimburse you.

Lifeproof cases are very good but even they say to test their product before relying on it and can't be held responsible for damaged phones, else everyone who dropped their phone down the bog would go out and buy a Lifeproof case and claimed it leaked.


I have few of these in various sizes on the boat...

Karrimor | Karrimor Dry Bag | Outdoor Equipment

An emergency one with first aid kit, travel towel etc, we use one for day to day stuff and also great to put the wet stuff in on the way back from the beach, I know they work as they are a bugger to get the air out of.
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Old 24 August 2014, 03:43   #23
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Why did you put your valuable phone in a product with out testing it first? would have taken 5 mins to stick a sheet of paper in it then shove it in the sink, you can't really expect them to reimburse you.



Lifeproof cases are very good but even they say to test their product before relying on it and can't be held responsible for damaged phones, else everyone who dropped their phone down the bog would go out and buy a Lifeproof case and claimed it leaked.





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Karrimor | Karrimor Dry Bag | Outdoor Equipment



An emergency one with first aid kit, travel towel etc, we use one for day to day stuff and also great to put the wet stuff in on the way back from the beach, I know they work as they are a bugger to get the air out of.

Disagree. It's sold as waterproof so it should be.

If it isn't, ie you send it back undamaged and they test it by operating it properly and if it doesn't work, they should pay up.

People can't just buy one and pierce the bag!!!!
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Old 24 August 2014, 04:15   #24
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Double zip lock freezer bags are as good as anything
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Old 24 August 2014, 04:28   #25
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Disagree. It's sold as waterproof so it should be.

If it isn't, ie you send it back undamaged and they test it by operating it properly and if it doesn't work, they should pay up.

People can't just buy one and pierce the bag!!!!
Trouble is there are many different meanings to waterproof, on their website it says it's foul weather and spray proof so no different to the pocket on my jacket where my phone has lived dry for years, this bag is not rated to be submerged or sat in water for any length of time.

Regardless, he should have tested it first.
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I would not rely on a lifeproof case I think they use Gortex over the mic & earphone.
And yes test 1 st.
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Why did you put your valuable phone in a product with out testing it first? would have taken 5 mins to stick a sheet of paper in it then shove it in the sink, you can't really expect them to reimburse you.

Lifeproof cases are very good but even they say to test their product before relying on it and can't be held responsible for damaged phones, else everyone who dropped their phone down the bog would go out and buy a Lifeproof case and claimed it leaked.


I have few of these in various sizes on the boat...

Karrimor | Karrimor Dry Bag | Outdoor Equipment

An emergency one with first aid kit, travel towel etc, we use one for day to day stuff and also great to put the wet stuff in on the way back from the beach, I know they work as they are a bugger to get the air out of.
So from your logic I guess you test your new flares and epirb after purchase..............lol
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So from your logic I guess you test your new flares and epirb after purchase..............lol
Or by yours you wouldn't check your vhf or compass when you buy?

Suspect they will replace the bag but not contents unless they make any such guarantees!
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Or by yours you wouldn't check your vhf or compass when you buy?

Suspect they will replace the bag but not contents unless they make any such guarantees!
But I never expressed an opinion, I just commented on Thomas's logic

I would however suggest there's a sensible 'middle ground'
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So from your logic I guess you test your new flares and epirb after purchase..............lol
Ok, I'll admit it, I don't test my new flares, but I do basic checks on my gear and make sure my boat hasn't got a hole in it before I set off!!!! I've also been know to manually inflate a new life jacket to make sure that doesn't leak too.

I should point out that once you set a flare off they are a bugger to find and never work as well again, other things are easier to test
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