DIY Repair

How do I repair a broken tent pole at home?
CRACK! We all know that heart sinking sound when a pole snaps. After a pole breaks, the structure of your tent is automatically compromised making the rest ...
Tue, 21 Mar, 2023 at 11:07 AM
My airbed is outside of warranty but opening at a seam is there a product that can repair this?
We recommend using a liquid seam sealant glue such as Gear Aid's Seam Grip, PVC Stitch, or Coghlan's Air Stop  for this type of repair.
Tue, 6 Feb, 2024 at 4:27 PM
How do I wash my sleeping bag?
After a lot of time out on the trails or at the campground, there may come a time when your sleeping bag looks and smells a bit, well, less than ideal. When...
Wed, 8 Mar, 2023 at 3:57 PM
What is the best way to test for an airbed leak?
If you believe you have a leak on the body of your air bed, you will need to fill a spray bottle with a solution of water with a little dish soap which can ...
Tue, 6 Feb, 2024 at 4:30 PM
My Smartshade canopy is no longer water resistant, is this covered by the warranty?
Over time and with use, every product we make begins to break down as part of the natural lifecycle of any consumer product.  Water resistance after use and...
Wed, 22 Mar, 2023 at 3:50 PM
How do I repair the shock cord at the center of my pole?
If you have shock cord that has stretched out, gone limp, snapped, or is just tired and in need of some replacing, then you have come to the right place! Th...
Wed, 8 Mar, 2023 at 4:05 PM
My rainfly is sticky, flaky, and leaking water - what do I do?
When your rainfly becomes sticky, smelly, or the coating flakes off, the urethane coating on the fly is starting to break down. This break down process is c...
Wed, 8 Mar, 2023 at 4:21 PM
Can I make my own footprint?
Yes! There are many options out there if there is no longer a footprint available for your tent. The first and most convenient is to purchase a standard tar...
Tue, 21 Mar, 2023 at 1:17 PM
Do I need to add Waterproofing to my tent?
Our tents are formidable when it comes to rain, but you may personally find yourself wanting more protection.   Our products can range from 1200mm to over 2...
Tue, 21 Mar, 2023 at 1:18 PM