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Old 26-05-14, 21:37
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just returned from our first camping trip in doris our t4 and used an outwell sandiego …..it leaked on every base of the beams into the awning and water pooled on the ground sheet…anybody else had same problem????
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Old 26-05-14, 22:02
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Just read another post about outwell leaking, it might have been the "airbeam" version,
Doesn't sound good ?
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Old 26-05-14, 22:03
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https://www.vwt4forum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=364204
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Old 27-05-14, 06:40
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with any new tent you are supposed to weather it first and treat the seams to seam sealer even if it has taped seams

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Old 27-05-14, 06:42
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http://camping.about.com/od/tentfaq/f/tentseams.htm

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Old 27-05-14, 07:01
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Would you buy a waterproof coat that lets water in er no
these awning should be seam sealed at factory in my opinion
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Old 27-05-14, 07:06
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Would you buy a waterproof coat that lets water in er no
these awning should be seam sealed at factory in my opinion
if you read the bottom paragraph of the link i posted it explains why you need to seal them even if factory sealed, old school people know this but youth of today dont

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Old 27-05-14, 21:30
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I agree really with that they should be factory sealed...!
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Old 27-05-14, 23:24
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outwell letting in water, at the price they are they should be factory sealed end of....
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Old 28-05-14, 07:01
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they ARE factory sealed but do you really think a manufacturer has the time to weather test and reseal every tent they make, its always been the case that you should do this its obviously news to some, some companies like gelert do actually print on there tent if its been weather checked

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