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Posted: 8/23/2017 7:29:37 PM EST
I have three tents a eight person that a friend borrowed two years ago and hasn't returned and it never leaked.

A two or three person Jeep tent that that doesn't leak yet.

I just got a 10x10 TeePee tent from ebay and this thing leaks at every seam and the sewing is terrible. It by no means was taped over.
Any clue as to what I can do besides the cans of Waterproofing ?

I like the idea of the TeePee, but this thing is a covered shower in the true sense.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 7:35:42 PM EST
Go to Walmart and buy a couple of tubes of seam sealer.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 7:37:14 PM EST
Shoe goo the seams.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 7:39:36 PM EST
Go get back your good tent?
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 7:40:52 PM EST
Ummmm. Seam sealer?
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 7:40:57 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/23/2017 7:43:34 PM EST by cavgunner]
K-Kote. By Kenyon.

I have it in the seams of my 30 yr old Eureka. It's still not leaking.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 7:41:16 PM EST
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Originally Posted By tnriverluver:
Go to Walmart and buy a couple of tubes of seam sealer.
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That is silicone right ? How long does it last?
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 7:41:48 PM EST
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Originally Posted By c7aea15:
Go get back your good tent?
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Working on it.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 7:42:21 PM EST
I used to seal seams with seal seam stuff back in the day.  Now they're taped.

Either way, I use a groundcloth (4mm or better plastic sheet cut just slightly undersized). Just use a groundcloth and don't pitch it someplace where water pools if it's going to be wet.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 7:44:12 PM EST
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Link Posted: 8/23/2017 7:48:34 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Waldo:

I use clear GE silicone II mixed with coleman fuel to thin and apply with a foam brush. But that's on sylnylon tents. It's what the mfg recommends.
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I think that is what I was looking for , but couldn't remember what was used. Thanks for that.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 7:51:24 PM EST
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Originally Posted By tnriverluver:
Go to Walmart and buy a couple of tubes of seam sealer.
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Yeap.

I have three tubes I need to use after 5 years.

Been doing other things.

Chris
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 7:56:23 PM EST
On old canvas tents we use to rub the seams with white wax utility candles.
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 7:57:02 PM EST
Originally Posted By pr24guy:
Any clue as to what I can do besides the cans of Waterproofing ?
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http://us.hilleberg.com/EN/
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 8:01:46 PM EST
Originally Posted By pr24guy:
I have three tents a eight person that a friend borrowed two years ago and hasn't returned and it never leaked.

A two or three person Jeep tent that that doesn't leak yet.

I just got a 10x10 TeePee tent from ebay and this thing leaks at every seam and the sewing is terrible. It by no means was taped over.
Any clue as to what I can do besides the cans of Waterproofing ?

I like the idea of the TeePee, but this thing is a covered shower in the true sense.
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You neglected to mention what type of material it's made from. I'm guessing canvas? If so, I'd go with silicon caulk. 

If it's nylon, something paraffin based like snow seal. 
Link Posted: 8/23/2017 8:05:56 PM EST
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