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Old 05-18-2019, 09:00 PM
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Default Wall Tent Treatment

Was curious whatís everyone using now to treat their wall tents? Been awhile and mines due, looking for input.


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Old 05-19-2019, 04:54 AM
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I used the waterproof, mold killing fire retardant stuff in the one gallon cans. Used a paint sprayer to apply, gave it two good coats. Got it from Norseman in Edmonton but you can probably get it lots of places.
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Old 05-19-2019, 07:16 AM
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x2 thompsons water seal
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Old 05-19-2019, 09:18 AM
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Probably works but as far as I know does not contain anti fungal or fire retardant. The stuff specifically designed for canvas has both while it waterproofs and costs about the same. Why not use the right stuff when if also does a better job?
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Old 05-19-2019, 09:36 AM
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Default First day in camp.

Don't use paraffin like my old buddy. Drives up to the Yukon to guide for the fall and decides to reproof his assigned tent whilst waiting for everyone to come back in camp.

Turning in he knocks over his white gas lantern, runs down to the creek and back with water bucket (saved his life) rifle going off, fire torched everything except him.

Quite the sight to see his synthetic stock and synthetic 10x50 Swarovskis, rifle, scope wallet etc charred ($400 cash) and masses of molten plastic and glass.

Only my old buddy-gone now and miss him with his wild adventures.


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Probably works but as far as I know does not contain anti fungal or fire retardant. The stuff specifically designed for canvas has both while it waterproofs and costs about the same. Why not use the right stuff when if also does a better job?
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Old 05-21-2019, 01:34 PM
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how often should a guy be retreating his canvas wall tent? I just picked one up new last year, so i'm sure i'll be good for a few years. but i'm curious about the answer. i'm sure I've read it somewhere when I was researching which tent to buy but, i'm curious as to what the pro's do
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Old 05-21-2019, 02:11 PM
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how often should a guy be retreating his canvas wall tent? I just picked one up new last year, so i'm sure i'll be good for a few years. but i'm curious about the answer. i'm sure I've read it somewhere when I was researching which tent to buy but, i'm curious as to what the pro's do
Really depends on how many days it is used, is it in direct sun and how often it gets wet. More sun and more rain redo more often. Summer, fall use I did mine every 2- 3 years. If u use it in the snow only then once every ten years is fine.
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Old 05-21-2019, 06:00 PM
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Rez at Canadian tire. Canvas fabric sealer
https://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/r...-0488610p.html
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Old 05-21-2019, 07:42 PM
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Default Fire retartant

I donít think u can buy this in Canada, can u? BEL
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Old 05-23-2019, 09:08 AM
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Really depends on how many days it is used, is it in direct sun and how often it gets wet. More sun and more rain redo more often. Summer, fall use I did mine every 2- 3 years. If u use it in the snow only then once every ten years is fine.
thank you. I set mine up for 4 months from june to October. I have the fly on it, and the fly covers the 8 foot porch as well. it's pretty much out of the sun under the canopy of the trees all summer. I think your advice of every 2 to 3 years sounds more than sufficient.
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