Originally Posted by Tedinski
I've been reading here in HF about using mineral spirits along w/ silicone. I've never used mineral spirits, but used to use white gas frequently as a thinner for silicone caulking. GE 20-year clear, in fact.
I'd waterproof my groundcloths for reenactment events -- others would be watching the water ooze through their canvas groundcloths, while mine coulda been used as a boat!
white gas dries very quickly, and worked great for penetrating the cloth.
Need I even say it... NO SPARKS, and DON'T DO THIS INDOORS! A single "forgotten" pilot light 2 rooms away could ruin your whole afternoon! :ROFL:
Tedinski, What was your process of soaking and wiping? if any?