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Old 06-12-2012, 08:12 PM   #1
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Need to waterproof a cardboard box

My generator was shipped in a very thick walled, tough cardboard box. I want to apply some kind of waterproofing or sealer and use the upside down box as a cover when out camping.
I haven't been able to find aerosol cans of a product that has good reviews.

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Old 06-12-2012, 08:46 PM   #2
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A spray can of plastidip maybe?
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Old 06-12-2012, 08:55 PM   #3
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I think I would try a good enamel.
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Old 06-12-2012, 09:56 PM   #6
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Silicone spray can or tent canvas sealer either one will work.
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Old 06-12-2012, 11:14 PM   #7
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I've started putting my generator in a 56 qt container like this that I can just turn over the top of it when raining:
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Old 06-13-2012, 05:25 AM   #8
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Years ago I "painted" a cardboard box with a couple coats of clear sealer. It worked great for many years

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