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    patch a hole in sil?

    I finished my blue asym tarp, only to find that there was a thin spot about 8 inches in from the edge at one end. Looks like is snagged on something and has a small tear.
    Probably 1/2" x 1/4"
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    Wondering if some unthinned silicone caulk would be up to the task of filling this small hole, or if I'd be better off to sew a small patch over it.

    Thoughts on fixing this?
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    I used a Tear-Aid patch I got at Acadamy Sports for a similar incident, work quite well. Thanks to some suggestions from others on the forum

    http://www.tear-aid.com/
    Last edited by aboyd; 02-15-2011 at 15:19. Reason: spelling mistake
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    If its not in to bad of an area, you could sew a (made by) label over it that has your name on it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SmokeHouse View Post
    If its not in to bad of an area, you could sew a (made by) label over it that has your name on it...
    Brilliant!
    It is in the right place and the right size for this.
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    Use some Sil-net ..... it will fix it

    just lay it flat on a table and put alittle sli-net on the rip...let it set and your ready to rock
    It puts the Underquilt on it's hammock ... It does this whenever it gets cold

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