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Old 06-14-2010, 06:25 AM   #1
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Angry Water leak or is it Moisture

Hi all will just came back from this weekend camp out with the new roo first maden voyage out in the new one and boy did it rain all weekend well any ways i have encountered a issue and was wondering if any one else that has recently goton a new have the same issue it appears that on both tent ends on the ziper seam it is wet and leaks and or it is moisture i am thinking this is a brand new TT and we should not be seeing any leaks like this in this shor a period.

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Old 06-14-2010, 05:42 PM   #2
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in your trailer's paperwork there should be something from the tent end manufacturer, i think it was T.J. Snuggles.

it states that you should pre-wet the tent ends before camping. this is common with popups, also.
the thread is supposed to get wet, swell and then be tight afterward.

if you had the furnace on and didn't have air moving at nite or vents open, then it could have been condensation.

if you think it's the seams and you did pre-wet as per instructions, then you may want to use a seam sealer.

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Old 06-14-2010, 06:49 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by bikendan View Post
...the thread is supposed to get wet, swell and then be tight afterward.
Same here - that is what is stated in the documentation I received.

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