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Ripped outwell tent

We have a ripped outwell tent how can we repair it? The tent is an old blue indiana 4 outwell tent which is very tricky to put up- my other half has managed to rip it when putting the pins into the bottom of the poles. What are we doing wrong? We follow the instructions but there just does not seem to be enough 'give' in the poles to do this.

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Log onto http://www.imagescotland.com/scottishmountaingear-home.asp
this is outwell's recommended repairer!
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ps. putting the pins in is very tricky - needs strength and patience!

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Wow, that is a nice tent. The best thing I have found for repairing a tent is Gorilla Tape. This stuff is tougher than duct tape. It's not going to be pretty, but once a tent is ripped, it's very hard to seal/fix. Gorilla tape is tough, waterproof and indestructible.

As far as the poles going into the pins, it takes a lot of faith in bending them to their max. The easiest way I've found is to put one side in, then slide the pole sleeve back towards that pin while I wrestle the next side in. The pole is going to bend crazily, but that's ok. The first pole I usually just lay on the ground, so I can manipulate it easier. Good Luck, Alley

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All green ones should now be used up.

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