How do you repair pinholes in the tent fabric?

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  1. ncpuphubbynwife

    ncpuphubbynwife New Member

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    Our starcraft camper has a few pin holes in the aqualon fabric tenting. This is our 1st camper and we are getting ready to take our maiden voyage! Do you waterproof the tenting and awning? How do you seal the pinholes? Please give advice!!!! The old tent is staying home this time!!!
     
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    We bought a new Fleetwood Niagra that had three pinholes in the fabric above the front bunk. Our dealer said this occurs during manufacturing and gave us some patch stuff in a wee bottle to dab onto the spots.

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    You can use seam sealer or fray check(available in the fabric section at wally world) and just put a dab on each spot. I have patched a number of holes with both of these products.

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    I have some small holes about pin sized to slightly larger. Tear Aid is a product that you can use as well. Look on Cabela's website and and you will see 2 types. one is for canvas and the other is for vinyl.

    Placed some on a few yrs ago and they are working fine!

    Erich '98 Jayco Heritage Yosemite, Mahomet IL
     
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    We use Marine GOOP. No leaks.

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    we used the gorilla glue clear pen, picked it up at wallyworld. no issues yet

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