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Re: [BackpackGearTest] Digest Number 719

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  • rosaleen43@aol.com
    In a message dated 4/1/02 4:13:29 AM Eastern Standard Time, ... Gordon- I haven t done exactly what you are proposing, but I have dolloped silicone on items to
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      In a message dated 4/1/02 4:13:29 AM Eastern Standard Time,
      BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com writes:


      > From: "cerddwr" <gordon-price@...>
      > Subject: Hennessy epiphany
      >
      > I had an idea today, and before I try it, I wanted to see if anyone
      > else had tried it. .... However, I have heard that one
      > problem with the homemade sleep pad is the tendency to slide around.
      > ... My thought is to put some
      > quarter sized dollops of silicon glue (McNett Seam Grip) on the space
      > blanket side. These patches of silicon would grip the fabric and keep
      > the pad from moving around. ...
      > So, has anyone tried this, or am I the guinea pig?
      >
      > Regards, and good night,
      > Gordon
      >
      Gordon-

      I haven't done exactly what you are proposing, but I have dolloped silicone
      on items to reduce slippage. For this application, I suggest a strip of the
      gripper material you will find with shelf lining, rug slip-stop, etc. Works
      very well for me.

      Rosaleen


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