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#149271 - 04/15/11 04:33 PM Seam Gip to glue/attach anchors to a tarp.
jgs Offline
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Registered: 05/30/08
Posts: 13
I want to attach anchors to the inside of my tarp to anchor a homemade floor and bug net that goes about 10" up the sloping sides. Could I sew nylon loops onto a piece patches of coated ripstop and use seam grip to glue the patches with loops onto the inside coated surface of the taffeta material? The floor/bug net would then clip onto these loops. There wouldn't be much pressure on the glued on patches. Appreciate any input! Thanks in advance for your time. Joe

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#149307 - 04/16/11 04:36 PM Re: Seam Gip to glue/attach anchors to a tarp. [Re: jgs]
Kent W Offline
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Registered: 10/15/09
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Loc: IL.
I Am not familiar with seam grip. If material was sil nylon silicone works well. Ripstop? I think it would still have to be sewn in as well! I doubt any adhesive would hold otherwise!

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#149314 - 04/16/11 10:38 PM Re: Seam Gip to glue/attach anchors to a tarp. [Re: jgs]
Franco Offline
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Registered: 04/05/04
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Loc: Australia
Yes. Seam Grip is a glue and it is meant to work with the fabric you are using.
Providing that as you say there will be not too much tension, it will work
Franco

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#149317 - 04/17/11 09:55 AM Re: Seam Gip to glue/attach anchors to a tarp. [Re: Franco]
jgs Offline
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Thanks Franco!

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#149318 - 04/17/11 12:34 PM Re: Seam Gip to glue/attach anchors to a tarp. [Re: jgs]
DJ2 Offline
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Registered: 01/06/02
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Here's a link to an article on technique. Uses different glue but some of his tricks might be useful to you.

http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/...ed-fabrics.html

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#149327 - 04/17/11 10:46 PM Re: Seam Gip to glue/attach anchors to a tarp. [Re: DJ2]
jgs Offline
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DJ2, Thank you so much! Perfect! Just what I was looking for. js

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