Re: SUMMARY: Removing mildew from tents.
Cheryl Singhal (csinghal@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Thu, 1 Aug 1996 22:19:24 -0400
On Thu, 1 Aug 1996, Lisa A. Varner wrote:
> On Thu, 01 Aug 1996 14:37:57 -0400 "Ron E. Goble"
> <email@example.com> wrote to me and said:
> >I saw your post on Scouts-L about using this product to waterproof
> >tents. Several of the fathers in our troop said for me not to use this
> >product as it makes the tents flammable. As I am relatively new to
> I called a reputable camping store and asked what it specifically said on
> the label and it indeed says, If used on nylons this product may reduce
> the flammability. (My tent being so many years old now it probably
> wouldn't make much difference at this point.)
Uh, folks? Unless someone is futzing around with definitions again,
REDUCING flammability is to be desired.
Flammability: the condition of being readily able to burst into flame.
Reducing this ability would mean it is harder to make burn.
WHY would this be UNdesirable?
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