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Old 28 July 2014, 16:09   #1
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At last years Southampton Boat Show, I purchased a couple of bags from Overboard.
The large one I have used as a large general bag, never really exposing it to harsh or very wet conditions.
Today, I needed somewhere to keep an IPhone and car keys whilst out on the water.
Waterproof, my ass!! I now have a dead iPhone and key fob is drying out!
I shall be visiting the stand in September for reimbursement of the damages .....
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Old 28 July 2014, 16:31   #2
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I got 3 free ones for when I liked their FB page and had no problems with any of them but I do not submerge them. I use mine clipped on the console while out ribbing.

Went to the I.O.M. a month ago and used one to keep my phone and camera in, plenty spray was hitting it and all was dry inside, you do need to fold it at least three times though before fastening the clip.
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I have the small rucksack one which I clip round the rear seat pod as a grab bag. they do puncture easily as I found out when I emptied it which I don't normally do, everything was rusted up in the bottom of the bag!

Bought another one though they are good if you look after them.


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If I like their fb page will they send me a free one.
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At last years Southampton Boat Show, I purchased a couple of bags from Overboard.

The large one I have used as a large general bag, never really exposing it to harsh or very wet conditions.

Today, I needed somewhere to keep an IPhone and car keys whilst out on the water.

Waterproof, my ass!! I now have a dead iPhone and key fob is drying out!

I shall be visiting the stand in September for reimbursement of the damages .....

Steve

My grey one did exactly the same whilst kayaking.......
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I'll try that on the Aston Martin FB page!


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If I like their fb page will they send me a free one.
Yer a tight git Herman. Get on Ebay and score a preloved unit. You know, like France in 1940....
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Had a couple of their rucksacks for about 4 years now, purchased from Gaelforce Marine, and no problems with them at all, both in good working order still.
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So apparently you didn't do the IOS upgrade.

[sauce: There was a rumor going around that the IOS upgrade to whatever the 5 was using made a 4 or 4S waterproof. Apparently a lot of people believed it based on the number of drowned iPhones that starting appearing.] There was also a rumor that you could dry your water damaged iPhone out in the microwave...

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