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Tarp Repair: ember holes

Discussion in 'How do I?' started by Sgood24, Aug 31, 2014.

  1. Sgood24

    Sgood24 Tenderfoot

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    Hi all,

    Not sure if this is the right place for this, apologies if not.

    I was camping last weekend and struggled a bit with high winds. Even with a fire reflector a couple of embers from the fire blew onto my tarp and I now have a couple of holes in my tarp. I'm sure this has happened to a couple on here and wondered how best to repair them and if there is a kit you could recommend?

    The holes are no bigger than a 5 pence piece

    Thanks
     
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  2. Mesquite

    Mesquite Anyone for sailing?

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    I've heard good results with the tear aid repair kit

    No affiliation with the supplier, just the first place I clicked on for it
     
  3. Sgood24

    Sgood24 Tenderfoot

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    Cool thanks I will check it out!
     
  4. Countryman

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    My daughter stuck a bit of Duct Tape on an ember hole which wouldn't stick so she sewed it on.

    Not pretty but effective and durable. Think of it a a duelling scar.


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    Tenacious tent tape. Swear by it.
     
  6. Sgood24

    Sgood24 Tenderfoot

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    Thanks, that's what I went with in the end from DD! Will see how it goes!

    Thanks to others also
     
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    I patch both sides for added security.
     
  8. Sgood24

    Sgood24 Tenderfoot

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    Thanks for the tip! Was going to do both sides anyway as I have holes rather than rips! Thanks though
     

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