Re: Corn starch or Talc

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Posted by tleemay on January 04, 2006 at 10:23:20:

In Reply to: Corn starch or Talc posted by Josh.C on January 03, 2006 at 23:58:29:

I suggested you use unscented talc powder. I order mine in quart
sized containers from the local pharmacy. It's usually not kept
in stock, so you have to go to the pharmacy counter and ask them
to order it. It doesn't require any perscriprion.

I tried corn starch years ago on my first suit. I didn't like the
consistency of any residual powder inside the suit on the seal
points after water came into contact with it. If you have some
kind of health reason why you can't use talc, I would think that
corn startch is the reasonable substitute.

KY is the other thing to use to make sure the suit slips on and seals up nice. It does not leave much of any residue in between
use, but talc is used for more than slipping the suit on... it's
also great when you store the suit when not in use. I submit as
evidence the seals on your new suit. They looked nice didn't

Call me Josh and I'll give you a year's plus supply of unscented
talc if you find no one will order it for you. You have my

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