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Old 08-26-2013, 10:15 AM   #1
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Season bunk ends?

What does season the bunk ends mean? Do you mean seal the seams?
I am interested in this thread because an HTT is in our near future.
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BigBaron,
I moved your post to its own thread.

Basically, the manufacturer recommends getting your bunk ends wet and allowing to dry. This allows the stitching to swell and seal properly.
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BigBaron, seasoning tent ends is not just a hybrid thing, it's common in popups too.
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Old 08-26-2013, 07:13 PM   #4
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BigBaron, seasoning tent ends is not just a hybrid thing, it's common in popups too.
Really? I've never seen or heard of it before now. Anywhere.
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I've never heard of this before. Anywhere. Doesn't sound kosher to me, but I don't have details.
Seams shouldn't leak. Period.
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I know its fairly common nowadays, but was not with the first pup I had - a 1970's era Jayco which used regular canvas.

Now, most brands of hybrids include the instruction to "season" and I understand many pups do, too.

I believe I seasoned three times. Spray the tents or let sit out in a rain. Allow to dry completely and then do it again. The threading will expand with the water and better seal the seam.
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