seam sealing xpac?
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Thomas Budge
(budgthom) - F

Locale: Idaho
seam sealing xpac? on 05/06/2012 21:37:56 MDT Print View

Nearing completion of my first myog pack, made out of xpac, and I want to make it waterproof enough to keep my sleeping bag dry through heavy rain without a liner. Should I use diluted silicon, seam grip, or something else?

Daniel Sandström
(sandstrom.dj)
I used,, on 05/07/2012 06:06:42 MDT Print View

.. seam grip on my last VX07 pack. Worked well. Straight out of the tube.

Good luck!

Oh, and do work in a well ventilated room. =)

Thomas Budge
(budgthom) - F

Locale: Idaho
Inside or out? on 05/08/2012 01:43:23 MDT Print View

Thanks, Dan. Did you use it on the inside, outside, or both? If on the outside, how noticeable is it when dry?

Daniel Sandström
(sandstrom.dj)
Re: Inside or out? on 05/08/2012 03:48:37 MDT Print View

Don't have the pack next to me right now. But I remember doing all inside seams first then the outside at the most stressed and exposed seams. I did it just as much for strength as for waterproofing.
The surface gets a slightly shiny, transparent appearance, but it's not a ugly or anything so I don't mind that. Once dry nothing has stuck to it so that's also a no worry.

Good luck!

Thomas Budge
(budgthom) - F

Locale: Idaho
perfect on 05/09/2012 11:18:44 MDT Print View

Thanks again, Dan