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    Seam sealing a Superfly

    Warbonnett's site says you shouldn't have to seal the ridgeline. I haven't tested it out yet. Anyone have any input as to necessary or not?

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    I have owned a SF for a few years now and have yet to have a need to seal it. I will say that I have not been in a torrential down pour yet but have had some light rain storms. No leaking yet from the ridgeline. Haven't noticed any leaking from the side pullouts but I would suspect that area to be more susceptible to leakage that the ridgeline.

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    I have had my Superfly out in a hard all day Florida rain & had no leaks.

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    no leaks here
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    any leakage at the pull-outs?

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    the pullouts will likely leak in heavy rain, but the water will just run down the side wall like condensation would

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    I've been in plenty of hard rains under mine. No need to seal that ridgeline. Have had some drips from the pullouts but nuthin that makes me wanna run out and get sealer for'em.
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    The pullouts will leak in a soaking rain ... but I seam sealed mine and not an issue. The ridgeline doesn't leak even from direct pressure from a garden hose ... I know ... I tried it. It works great!

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    I sealed my side pull-outs with

    Permatex Flowable windshield silicone. Works like a charm. Thanks to those who recommended it on this forum.

    Jim

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jsaults View Post
    Permatex Flowable windshield silicone. Works like a charm. Thanks to those who recommended it on this forum.

    Jim
    That's the only product I use for sealing and repairing sil nylon. Great stuff and the price is right!

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