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My tent was whas and pakt away I open it and the howl tent is sticky outside and not water proof now more how do I fiks it pleas help

I did not start yet I need help how to do it its a sail tent is there product that I can use to save my tent what can I use to clean it outside to take the sticky nes off before I can seal it again

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Probably got sprayed by DEET bugspray which dissolved waterproof layer, probably best to get a new tent and apply bug spray far away from tent and keep it in a cool dry place when you pack it away.

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It sounds like something got sprayed on the tent the last time it was used before it was put up. If it's never been used if it is a Coleman take it back and they will usually repair or replace it, As far as if it's not a major brand and you want to try to save it tou could try using simple green or something like that to get the sticky off. I'd have several days of dry warm weather though so it can dry good then I would get tent sealer most likely depending on how big the tent is and reseal it. Does not sound like any mold issue I have ever seen from putting a tent up wet .

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