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How to seam seal silicone-coated tents

Lightweight modern tents with pure silicone coatings cannot be seam-sealed with tape in the factory, but can be sealed using liquid silicone at home with a little care. This video explains the best way in which to use silicone sealant to seam-seal purely silicone coated tents.

Tools Required:
  • Pure Silicone Sealant (Roof and Gutter)
  • Mineral Turpentine
  • Small Paint Brush
  • Old Mustard Jar
  • Clean White Cloth
  • Mixing Stick
  • Toilet Paper