Loose thread on Contrail; Need advice.
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Al Nichols
(everready) - F

Locale: Sh!^^% Ohio
Loose thread on Contrail; Need advice. on 06/15/2011 17:06:32 MDT Print View

Hi,

I bought a used Contrail and I noticed that some of the stitching on the door is coming loose in the middle of the seam. Obviously I don't want it to continue to unravel. Can I just tack it with a bit of super glue? Will the glue stick to the silnylon at all?

Thanks,
Al

Shane Bailey
(Shane112510) - F
Re: Loose thread on Contrail; Need advice. on 06/15/2011 17:16:00 MDT Print View

If you can sew or know somebody who can...

I'd just start on one end of the seam where it's coming loose, backstitch over the seam a little ways, then sew down to the other end where it's coming loose, overlap it a little ways, then backstitch again to lock the seam.

Sew Here

I apologize for the primitive Paint skills.

Edited by Shane112510 on 06/15/2011 21:49:31 MDT.

jerry adams
(retiredjerry) - MLife

Locale: Oregon and Washington
Re: Loose thread on Contrail; Need advice. on 06/15/2011 17:24:51 MDT Print View

A stitch in time saves nine

Al Nichols
(everready) - F

Locale: Sh!^^% Ohio
Saves nine? on 06/15/2011 17:56:53 MDT Print View

I've always wondered what that meant.............

jerry adams
(retiredjerry) - MLife

Locale: Oregon and Washington
Re: Saves nine? on 06/15/2011 18:20:49 MDT Print View

I used to think it was some sort of reference to General Relativity

But then I had a seam that slowly ripped out but I just ignored it...