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    boiling bench shirts

    does anybody do this if so how does it affect the shirt and how do you do it ie how long? Thanks

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    What kind of shirt is it?
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    I prefer to grill mine with bbq sauce


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    f6 single ply is it best to get some powerwash ?

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    Boiling the shirt will shrink it, the inzer SDP shrinks close to a full size. You can do this with squat suits as well.. the hardest part is getting a big enough bowl to boil it in.

    It may shorten the life span of the shirt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vdizenzo View Post
    I prefer to grill mine with bbq sauce
    Marinate and use a dry rub sometime. It really brings out the seams.

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    It takes about 10 minutes. It'll stretch out again quicker than when it was new. I have a shirt that I boiled a lot and used for almost 2 years. I don't think it hurt the life of it at all.
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    Boiling Shirts

    Often since I have the pot of water all hot..I'll throw in a handfull of shrimp...and some Old Bay seasoning... it adds a distinct stench....which I've found attracts fat women like flies to a picnic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SELK View Post
    Boiling the shirt will shrink it, the inzer SDP shrinks close to a full size. You can do this with squat suits as well.. the hardest part is getting a big enough bowl to boil it in.

    It may shorten the life span of the shirt.
    I'd be worried about single py inzer shirts blowing seams if you boiled them.


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    I couldn't imagine how bad my house would smell if I boiled my shirt...... going on a year and a half of grime worked in to that fabric now..... I don't even need ammonia caps......

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