Solution to hot Costumes

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    Solution to hot Costumes

    I found a thing called a Tankers Vest and its aparently suposed to keep you cool in hot weather http://www.imsplus.com/ims70g.html

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    Re: Solution to hot Costumes

    New to me and I was in a tank BN. Whos the first sucker?

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    Re: Solution to hot Costumes

    interesting, does it circulate air?

    I wonder if I could wear that under my RG robes?

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    Re: Solution to hot Costumes

    I think you could wear anything under the RG robes. They're just so flow-y.

    Could be itneresting........

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    Re: Solution to hot Costumes

    they also have these ice gel pack things you can wear to keep cool. not sure where i saved the link...

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    Re: Solution to hot Costumes

    LadySewforus said: View Post
    interesting, does it circulate air?

    I wonder if I could wear that under my RG robes?
    I am not sure if it surculates air I never ordered one

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    Re: Solution to hot Costumes

    runJEDIrun said: View Post
    they also have these ice gel pack things you can wear to keep cool. not sure where i saved the link...
    I think you may be talking about cold compresses, the kinds in med kits, correct me if I am wrong

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    Re: Solution to hot Costumes

    You can find a personal air cooler that is warn on the neck at Sharper Image.

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    Re: Solution to hot Costumes

    maybe... the vader in my garrison posted it once before said it worked great. i thought i saved it but i guess not. im sure with enough time and effort it could be found.

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    Re: Solution to hot Costumes

    Col.Chopper said: View Post
    I think you may be talking about cold compresses, the kinds in med kits, correct me if I am wrong
    They are a vet, we had them at my last fire dept. You can buy them at HVAC places as well.

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    Re: Solution to hot Costumes

    I tried one of those gel things in my bullet resistant vest at work during the summer, it stayed cool about 40 minutes. I gave it back.

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    Re: Solution to hot Costumes

    haaha, never mind then

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