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#90208 - 02/16/08 07:12 AM WM shell changes
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Seems WM has updated their web-site to substitute Gore Windstopper in the place of Gore DryLoft. So be prepared to see GWS instead of SDL in the future.
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#90209 - 02/16/08 02:52 PM Re: WM shell changes [Re: Heintooga]
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I can't say with certainty because I don't work for Gore, but I believe that WindStopper is just a name change for what used to be Activent (developed in conjunction with Patagonia, and used in wind shells) and DryLoft (used in insulated clothing).

I have a DryLoft sleeping bag cover by Moonstone (without a protective inner scrim) that has a membrane that looks exactly like that of my Patagonia Activent wind shirt.

You guys probably already know that WindStopper/DryLoft/Activent is basically Gore-Tex without the polyurethane layer and without the requirement for seam taping.

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#90210 - 02/16/08 07:36 PM Re: WM shell changes [Re: Heintooga]
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There is some discussion of this eventuality Here

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#90211 - 02/19/08 08:41 PM Re: WM shell changes [Re: Carter]
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Dang! i did not know that Carter, hit me like a ton of books <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" />
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