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How to refurbish an old canvass tent..???

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I have an old - 1960's canvas tent... two man. Belonged to my late father who camped in in during the 60's and 70's. I used it as a scout in the 80's. So its been discovered... needs a little rehab.

 

(1) Needs some new zippers, and

 

(2) Some cleaning...

 

How ??? tailor for zippers, ?

 

and the cleaning? how to clean ??

 

Anybody got some good ideas...

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I just used a product called Canvak to seal a canvas tent. Good stuff so far.

 

A place that does boat covers, could redo your sewing cheaper than most.

 

Mild cleaners can be used before re waterproofing. Nothing too hash that can damage cotton/canvas.

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