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  1. #1
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    Default blanket 600D - does that affect waterproofedness or just durability?

    Saw a great deal on a 600D mid-weight
    My horse is very good with blankets and his pasturemate doesnt bother the blankets (just the halters)

    Does the 600D (vs the 1680D on our current blanket) make a difference on how long it may stay waterproof
    or is it more on how durable the fabric is???

    thanks



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    It's just the toughness of the outer layer. The waterproofing is actually a membrane on the inside of the nylon, which is why the blanket can look wet on the outside and not be wet on the inside.
    "You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed." - The Little Prince



  3. #3
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    I have the Centuar 600D mid neck. I love this blanket so much. They have them on TOTD. Excellent blanket and very under rated in my opinion. My horses are not hard on their clothes, so I usually buy the 600's.



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    Hey!
    Find the "what the dickens is Denier?" link on the page below for a really detailed explanation of denier...
    http://www.applesaddlery.com/c-83-tu....aspx?many=300



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