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Old 04-25-2015, 08:00 PM   #1
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Anyone ever have issues with the PUL on OBGE suddenly stop being waterproof? I don't visibly see any cracks, but the diaper was wet on the outside? What could cause that?

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Re: Shot PUL in OBGE

The cracks would be on the inside of the cover, the shiny side.
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Do the cup test; take the diaper and press the inside layers over the top of a cup with some water in it. Hold it firmly in place and then invert it / turn it upside down. If the PUL has issues the water will seep or drip out. (With an OBGE it may take a little while for the water to make it through the layers so be patient.)
AIOs are tricky because they may look fine but have issues leaking. I've unfortunately had that happen with 2 lots I've purchased used and for that reason I won't buy them ever again.
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Do the cup test; take the diaper and press the inside layers over the top of a cup with some water in it. Hold it firmly in place and then invert it / turn it upside down. If the PUL has issues the water will seep or drip out. (With an OBGE it may take a little while for the water to make it through the layers so be patient.)
AIOs are tricky because they may look fine but have issues leaking. I've unfortunately had that happen with 2 lots I've purchased used and for that reason I won't buy them ever again.
For speed, it helps to pour the water onto the single layer of cotton, underneath the soaker.

I noticed that problem with ones I bought used as well. Part of the reason I switched to new style. I can see for sure if the pul is bad.
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For speed, it helps to pour the water onto the single layer of cotton, underneath the soaker.

I noticed that problem with ones I bought used as well. Part of the reason I switched to new style. I can see for sure if the pul is bad.

Thanks for the clarification. It's been forever since I've handled an OBGE and it slipped my mind that you could just work around the soaker.
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