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Postby lorichevy8 » Sat Feb 28, 2009 5:06 pm

Hi,

Has anyone used this product to waterproof canvas? We used it today and it appears to have turned our new camper trailer tent from a lovely blue to white. We have sent an email to the manufacturer asking for an explanation but was wondering if anyone else has experienced this. :x
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Re: Aquaproof

Postby GypsyLady » Sat Feb 28, 2009 5:41 pm

That is pretty much normal unless you get the coloured waterproofing.

I used to have a blue & yellow canvas tent and had to clean the mould off it which is why it needed re waterproofing.....Canvas normally does not need waterproofing, only seasoning by wetting down as I mentioned previously.

Even the coloured stuff will put a coating on it, which is how the waterproofing works.

There is much written about seasoning new canvas on this forum.

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Re: Aquaproof

Postby Derek Bullock » Sat Feb 28, 2009 8:50 pm

lorichevy8 wrote:Hi,

Has anyone used this product to waterproof canvas? We used it today and it appears to have turned our new camper trailer tent from a lovely blue to white. We have sent an email to the manufacturer asking for an explanation but was wondering if anyone else has experienced this. :x


Oh dear, that's not good.

From memory it does tell you on the instructions to test it on a small area first.
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