[Cdt-l] [pct-l] slip-sliding inside a silnylon tent

Jackie McDonnell yogihikes at gmail.com
Fri Feb 24 10:17:05 CST 2012


Thanks everyone for your replies!

Yogi
www.pcthandbook.com

On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 10:07 AM, CHUCK CHELIN <steeleye at wildblue.net>wrote:

> Good morning, Yogi,
>
> Seam-sealer is what I use, and it seems to stay sufficiently tacky.  The
> first time I slept on SilNylon during a training hike I hadn’t prepared
> well and my bed wasn’t perfectly flat – which means it was perfectly
> average – so I got up and found some pitch in blisters on near-by fir trees.
> Pitch in the middle under the foam pad solved the problem, for that trip
> anyway.
>
> Steel-Eye
>
> -Hiking the Pct since before it was the PCT – 1965
>
> http://www.trailjournals.com/steel-eye
>
> http://www.trailjournals.com/SteelEye09/
>
>
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 7:44 AM, Jackie McDonnell <yogihikes at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> It's been a while since I used a silnyon shelter.  Would someone remind me
>> -- what do I put on the inside of the floor of a silnylon tent to prevent
>> slip-sliding around?  If I remember correctly, it's just a bunch of swipes
>> of seamsealer on the inside of the floor.  Is that correct?
>>
>> Yogi
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