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Old July 7th, 2011, 06:54 PM
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So I just discovered a 1" or so tear in my canvas top. It's a clean edge, so what should I use to patch it up? I have seen elsewhere people talking about using some kind of rubber patch. The top is tan so I am hoping to retain something close to the color...

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Old July 7th, 2011, 08:36 PM
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Take it to a canvas shop?
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Old July 8th, 2011, 04:06 AM
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You're in Sandy Eggo, gotta be some sail shops around that could do a repair.
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Old July 8th, 2011, 09:09 AM
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The major problem is I leave for alaska in 6 days. Don't know how fast they can do it..... I'll have to call around.
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Its summer, your fine going up there without a top
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Old July 8th, 2011, 09:34 AM
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The major problem is I leave for alaska in 6 days. Don't know how fast they can do it..... I'll have to call around.
http://www.tear-aid.com/


these guys will overnight you what you need. you can put it on the inside of the cover and it will look just fine. I have used their products in an industrial setting for 8+ years...
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Old July 8th, 2011, 01:34 PM
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The major problem is I leave for alaska in 6 days. Don't know how fast they can do it..... I'll have to call around.
C'mon, why do you need a top on your truck in Alaska?
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If you are driving to Alaska buy a Milepost (book), probably available at borders or barnes and noble... Get the most current one. I have done the drive to or from Alaska 6 times...
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"C'mon, why do you need a top on your truck in Alaska?"

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I wasnt going to say anything about that.
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Old July 10th, 2011, 11:39 PM
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http://www.tear-aid.com/


these guys will overnight you what you need. you can put it on the inside of the cover and it will look just fine. I have used their products in an industrial setting for 8+ years...
Just got some of this stuff and put it on today. Works great. Yes, you can see it but it's clearly not going to be coming off anytime soon.

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