Re: Tent Repair & Maintenance
Godbout, Marc (GodboutM@ANDOVERCONTROLS.COM)
Tue, 27 May 1997 14:22:17 -0400
> From: Sally Garnaat[SMTP:sally@U.ARIZONA.EDU]
> Reply To: Sally Garnaat
> Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 1997 2:13 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list SCOUTS-L
> Subject: Re: Tent Repair & Maintenance
> On Mon, 26 May 1997, John E. Campbell wrote:
> > holes in the nylon sides (largest is about 3/4" in diameter) and one
> hole in
> > the plastic bottom (about 1/2" in diameter). We cleared them out and
> > the tent without problem but can these types of tents be repaired?
> I have patched the plastic bottom of tents with tape. This tape
> comes in
> lots of colors, might be vinyl tape. I put 2 pieces on the bottom
> crossed over the other) and 2 pieces crossed on the top.
> I've also used it on plastic playpen pads and changing pads.
> If you round the corners, the edge of the tape is less likely to
> catch on
Don't forget good ol' duct tape. The saying goes: "If it can't be fixed
with duct tape, it ain't broke."
Also - Duct tape is like The Force. It has a Light Side and a Dark
Side; and it holds the universe together.
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Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City