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Canvas Glue
« on: March 18, 2010, 12:32:58 PM »
What kind of glue can I use to glue patches on my 88 coleman canvas?  I want to glue the patch on and then sew it as well.  I have seen that the glue needs to be flexible after drying.  I have also seen some suggestions on using shoe goo as well as some specialty glues that you have to order online.  Is there a good glue that will work that I can buy in a place like walmart or home depot?

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Re: Canvas Glue
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2010, 12:53:35 PM »
I do not of anything sold in Walmart or Home Depot. But here is something that might help. Take a look at it and maybe it might be sold locally near you.

http://www.campmor.com/outdoor/gear/Product___23002
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Re: Canvas Glue
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2010, 01:10:05 PM »
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Re: Canvas Glue
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2010, 01:20:06 PM »
For what you want to do, 3M Super 77 will work for small patches - say less than 3 inches square. If you don't want to use the Super 77 for some reason (some people don't like it,) this stuff is supposed to be pretty good:

http://www.perfectfit.com/24783/155900/Upholstery-Adhesives/TearMender-Waterproof-Adhesive.html

I've never used this adhesive myself, but I've heard from a couple of upholstery buddies that it's pretty good stuff. It doesn't look too expensive. I buy a lot of my upholstery supplies through this website, and they have a good turnaround time.

Keep in mind that Super 77 isn't made for high-temperature applications, so it will degrade over time in an area that's exposed to a lot of heat. Since you're going to sew it along with the adhesive, I don't see that as a problem. The glue would be more for keeping the patch in position for sewing than anything else.

If you weren't sewing it and just relying on the glue, I'd suggest you not use the Super 77 and go with the Tear Mender.

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Re: Canvas Glue
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2010, 01:34:23 PM »
Check out this thread.  I used Bish's TearMender.  Works great!
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Re: Canvas Glue
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2010, 01:39:24 PM »
The LVP is great.  You can also try E6000.  I have used it on a boat cover before and it worked great.
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Re: Canvas Glue
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2010, 04:44:13 PM »
I used 3m spray adhesive when I patched up my old Coleman,  it had the real canvas tenting. Sprayed the patch and then the surface where the patch was to be applied and to my knowledge it's still holding. Sold that camper to my best friend and he still uses it!!!
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Re: Canvas Glue
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2010, 05:04:07 PM »
I found some RV GOOP at my local Wally World, I've also used the Automotive GOOP. I used these because it stays flexible and is UV protected.
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Re: Canvas Glue
« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2010, 11:30:45 PM »
From Wal Mart I have had good luck with the Super 77 glue and the Goop Glue. Both glues I bought were located in the craft section of my local Wally World.

I do concur about the Super 77 working best on smaller patches if used alone. But it does work really well on larger patches if you also sew around the edges. The glue keeps the water from getting under the patch and the thread gives the patch added strength.
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