DoriumLux wrote:It isn't only the sun that poses the problem. It's dust on adhesive that also causes crap to pull off. Sounds like it is worth a try though!
How did the patch stuff work out DoriumLux? Did it hold as you hoped?
Rosalily wrote:I just thought of another idea, it's a little bit of work, but might be worth it if your tent goes with you everywhere like mine...
Hot Glue velcro (soft side) around the perimeters of all the mesh windows. And hot glue or sew velcro (tooth side) around fabric pieces cut to the shape of your window.
I'd do it on the outside of the tent with the soft side of the velcro so that when the covers are not in use you don't have to deal with scratchy stuff on your tent.
And on the outside b/c I imagine the dust might otherwise gather between the inside of the window and the cover, so that when you take them off you'll have a pile of dust to deal with. PLUS you can choose some cool funky fabric to pimp out the outside of your pad ;-D
sharpstick wrote:The paint has completely enclosed the mesh. It might crack, or stick to itself, but I don't think it will go anywhere. I'll report in September.
Janet Planet wrote:...So, I can assume that Gorilla tape will hold up on the playa?
FIGJAM wrote:I wouldn't, but that was what you asked.
Anti M swears by clips or clamps, but I don't know what she uses.
Moderation doesn't look like fun to me!!!
cunfuzelled wrote:i went to wall mart today to look for this stuff because i cannot get what i was gonna get and when i asked the lady in the fabric section about it and told her that i was using it for burning man she showed me this glue called "fabri-tac" which is the same glue on the botom of these sheets evidently and said she has used it for covering her mesh to go to burning man and after all she has to do is cut the fabric away from where she had glued it to the tent to reveal the mesh agian. she also told me that you can put the glue on the edges of loose cloth to stop them from freying and mooping all over the place. it is like sewing without the thread.
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