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    Removing Burrs from Fleece Clothing

    I went on a late-night hike off the trail, and definitely wore the wrong gear. Now my fleece (a fuzzy one) is filled with stick-tights, or burrs. I got most of them out by hand and combing, but there are a few small ones left.

    Anyone know of a good way to get rid of these? I thought about maybe hand-washing with soap to reduce the friction, and then combing out again. Any ideas?



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    Re: Removing Burrs from Fleece Clothing

    Fire?


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    Re: Removing Burrs from Fleece Clothing

    Depending on the fleece and burrs, duct tape takes them off, but may also take some fleece.



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    read this post quickly - it might not last long

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    Re: Removing Burrs from Fleece Clothing

    How did I know this thread would end up with a ton of smart-*** comments? :)



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    Re: Removing Burrs from Fleece Clothing

    Leave em on there. Whats more manly than walking around with burrs all over your jacket? Just make sure youre wearing wranglers



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    Re: Removing Burrs from Fleece Clothing

    Quote Originally Posted by isukendall View Post
    I went on a late-night hike off the trail, and definitely wore the wrong gear. Now my fleece (a fuzzy one) is filled with stick-tights, or burrs. I got most of them out by hand and combing, but there are a few small ones left.

    Anyone know of a good way to get rid of these? I thought about maybe hand-washing with soap to reduce the friction, and then combing out again. Any ideas?
    take it to the cleaners for 5 bucks or free they will dry clean and get all the crap off. i do this all the time with my north face.



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    Re: Removing Burrs from Fleece Clothing

    Quote Originally Posted by isukendall View Post
    How did I know this thread would end up with a ton of smart-*** comments? :)
    Because this is Cyclone Fanatic.



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    Re: Removing Burrs from Fleece Clothing

    Good fingernails and taking them off one at a time.


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