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Old 11 December 2009, 17:20   #11
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Wash it in the bath then apply some nikwax to it and let it dry.
Is there anything cheaper than Nikwax to waterproof a large cover? I think I'd have to buy quite a few 300ml spray cans for the job
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Old 11 December 2009, 17:23   #12
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Is there anything cheaper than Nikwax to waterproof a large cover? I think I'd have to buy quite a few 300ml spray cans for the job
Can't you class it as one garment?
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Can't you class it as one garment?
Well yes of course you can Chewy. But that's one hell of an area to cover.
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http://www.camping-online.co.uk/wate...absil-25l.html

This stuff looks pretty good.
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That would do, you can get spray on stuff which might do for "topping" it up. Shouls be a doddle if the covers on the boat?
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That would do, you can get spray on stuff which might do for "topping" it up. Shouls be a doddle if the covers on the boat?
I'm hopefully getting a spare cover soon anyway. But will have a go at cleaning this cover this weekend. Aparently Waterproofers need to dry out completely in order to work effectivly. Hmmmm a giant cover hung up the stairs springs to mind...The missus will kill me
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I'm hopefully getting a spare cover soon anyway. But will have a go at cleaning this cover this weekend. Aparently Waterproofers need to dry out completely in order to work effectivly. Hmmmm a giant cover hung up the stairs springs to mind...The missus will kill me
Put it on the boat and take it for a quick tow!
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Put it on the boat and take it for a quick tow!
Yeh, could invent Ebay Blue Cover Paragliding Member at my footnote then.

On a different tack. Has anyone used a 12/14' Boat cover as a console and seat cover on a larger RIB? Did it work?
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Mind those waterproofers lads - there may be Silicone in there, grand in jabs but slippy as hell on tubes. Someone on here was reckoning it was "Death to Hypalon" too, although I wonder about that??
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Mind those waterproofers lads - there may be Silicone in there, grand in jabs but slippy as hell on tubes. Someone on here was reckoning it was "Death to Hypalon" too, although I wonder about that??
I was thinking that when I read about waterproofing with the cover on the RIB. I'll be doing it off and in as dryer place that I can get.
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