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Naked women, tents and 195mph winds?

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actually, IIRC the reason they had to go to the third-party fabric mfr. is because PTFE materials with the wicking inner layer that were/are the standard material for single wall tents and bivy sacks don't meet US flammability standards so gore stopped selling the material to US tent makers. for a while, i remember, you could still get gore tex tents from integral designs because they were in canada and didn't have the same issues. the rest of your story matches my memory, that todd-tex emerged as a bibler re-branding of third-party PTFE fabric made after the original patent ran out.

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