y. Is there any way we could get rid of this without using harsh chemicals and removing the waterproof coating from the tent. Is there any product available to restore the waterproofing coating to the tent?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Lewis
Coleman

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One of the best things to do to prevent the growth of mold and mildew on your canvas tent is to let it dry out completely in the sun after every use and before folding or storing it. Drying out the canvas reduces moist areas on which the fungi can potentially develop.
Fill tub or container with enough warm water to submerge the tent. Add five drops of liquid soap. Submerge the tent and soak for 2-3 hours. Remove the tent from the bath.
Vinegar and lemon juice are both acidic, so they kill mold and its spores. Bleach-free disinfectant. Products, like Lysol, are great for dealing with moderate to severe cases of mold in a tent. One must dilute the concentrate to soak the tent or use a product that comes in a spray bottle.
Cleaning mould off canvas with vinegar is a great way of doing this – spray the vinegar and scrub at the marks with a soft brush, using hot water to work away at the mould. Repeat until you`re happy the mould has gone – sometimes it takes more than one or two attempts, so be patient!
Mix a 4 part water 1 part vinegar solution to kill mold and/or use a canvas specific cleaning product of your choice. Unroll your tent, peg down the groundsheet and remove all dust, dirt, and particulate with a clean broom or a vacuum with a brush attachment.
Unfortunately, once mold gets into the fibers of the canvas it is almost impossible to remove it completely. However, you can prevent it from spreading. Spray the affected area with distilled white vinegar to kill the mold. Let it dry.
To get the last of the musty smell out of your house, use a natural odor absorber like activated charcoal or baking soda. These products will absorb the smell, so you`ll want to throw them away and replace them every two weeks or so.
Use a bleach solution of no more than 1 cup (8 ounces) household laundry bleach per 1 gallon of water to kill mold on surfaces.
Mildew refers to certain kinds of mold or fungus. The term mildew is often used generically to refer to mold growth, usually with a flat growth habit. Molds include all species of microscopic fungi that grow in the form of multicellular filaments, called hyphae.
Did you know that mould can occur on canvas surfaces and thrives when that canvas is packed up and shoved in a dark corner? Even though it might be the last thing you want to do, it`s best to clean your tent when you arrive home from your holiday and let it dry completely before packing it away.
Mould can eventually rot your canvas and is also associated with respiratory infections, and allergies and can worsen asthma. It is therefore extremely important to remove any mould not only to avoid health problems but to avoid the huge cost of replacing your tent.
Canvas Tents normally last 15-30 years depending upon on how well it is taken care of and how much the tent is used.. The main reasons canvas tents are ruined: Putting the canvas tent away wet. Regardless of the water & mildew treatment on tents the canvas will get rot and mold if put away wet.
Clean the canvas by brushing regularly inside & out, with a soft bristle brush &hosing occasionally with cold clean water. remaining in contact with your external cover or canvas. Never expose canvas to petrol, solvents, kerosene & other similar fluids. camping, be careful to keep bushes and vines away.
The best treatment for acrylic canvas is a fluoropolymer-based product. This type of treatment is compatible with the original finish, and it gives excellent and long-lasting results. Waterproofers that have a petroleum-based vehicle have demonstrated better performance on acrylic canvas than water-based treatments.
Materials. One of the easiest ways to waterproof your canvas bag is to use wax. In order to set things in motion, you will need the following items: A chunk of wax (you can go for a mix of paraffin and beeswax or use 100% organic wax);
The short wavelengths of ultraviolet light are germicidal, meaning it can destroy and eliminate both mould and other germs. The sun`s heat is ideal for drying out mould and moisture on clothes, furnishings and more. Sunlight kills bacteria that produce nasty mould and mildew smells.
Exposure to damp and moldy environments may cause a variety of health effects, or none at all. Some people are sensitive to molds. For these people, exposure to molds can lead to symptoms such as stuffy nose, wheezing, and red or itchy eyes, or skin.
White Distilled Vinegar – An excellent mould-killer, diluted vinegar can be worked directly into the stain – or you can pre-soak the clothing in a bucket of water mixed with one cup of vinegar. You can also add 1-2 cups of vinegar to your washing machine per cycle to kill any mildew odours and brighten your whites.
Prepare five quarts of hot water and add a quart of vinegar and half a teaspoon of dish soap. Use this mixture to gently rub down all affected parts of the tent. If there is a particularly tough stain, use a brush with soft bristles to scrub it out.
White distilled vinegar is an odor-neutralizer, thanks to its acetic acid content. It can tackle musty smells that have settled in the room. To deodorize your room, start by dusting your ceilings and walls. Then, fill a spray bottle with half white-distilled vinegar and half water.
If the musty smell seems to be emanating from a small area like a closet or cupboard, grab some baking soda! Place a small dish of baking soda in the enclosed area for up to 24 hours. The baking soda will absorb excess moisture and odors, and leave things smelling much fresher.
Final Verdict. Our top pick is the RMR-86 Instant Mold and Mildew Stain Remover for its versatility and effectiveness on nearly every surface. For those looking for an eco-friendly mold remover with natural ingredients, we recommend CLR Mold and Mildew Clear.
Bleach. Bleach is very effective in killing mould spores and removing mould and mildew. After using bleach the surface is sanitized and resistant to mould growth.
Hydrogen peroxide: Pour a 3% solution of hydrogen peroxide into a spray bottle and apply it to the affected area. Let it sit for 10 minutes, then scrub the mold away. Vinegar: Pour undiluted white vinegar into a spray bottle and apply to the moldy area.

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I have the Intex Sand/Pump pool filter Model SF 20110. It’s been running real great for the last 4 months. However recently it has been tripping the internal overloads and I have found the pump motor to be very hot when I put my hand against it. I have tried several different solutions, such as a level ground platform that was clear of any obstructions, made sure that the motor vents under the motor was clear of anything that would prevent air flow. I used a non electrical type of lubricate on the impeller. When I would turn on the pump the rotor would not turn but only would hum very loudly and then slowly begin to turn. I also noticed that the motor’s rotor shaft would not turn to freely due the tightness around the rotor’s shaft. After using the lubricate the shaft would turn a little easier. I used an amp meter on the incoming voltage line and the motor would run at 4.5 amp. And yet it still overheated and tripped the motor overloads. I can only think that the motor is still not getting enough ventilation. I have check and cleared all the incoming lines and found nothing block the pumps input or output lines. Any suggestion?
ANSWER : I just looking into this issue my self. The pump cools itself by a internal fan, which is run by the motor. Well I took the housing cover off to find out all the fan blades have broken off and were setting in the base of the pump. Once you remove the fan blades from covering the air intake, it might be fine. I will find out my self once summer gets here.

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I have a TX500, never been used (just out of the box) and had to get an electrician to my home for this problem. It will start rolling but quits in a few seconds. The electrician believes that it is a problem in the sensor that rides at the belt. There is only one sensor in the pulley; he thinks that perhaps there should be two as there is a hole placement opposite the one that is in there. When the belt quits, it goes to a number 3 on the board which he thinks is the sensor as well. If he is correct, where do we get another magnet to place there? If he is not correct, please offer help. We did not get a owners manual in the box and surely could use one; where can we get one? Please help…thankyou
ANSWER : Hello,I believe the best thing to do at this point is to look for a way to get the manual of the device, this will give a full guide and better understanding on how to fix this problem.Check maualnguide.com to search for the manual of the device, the link provides almost all manuals to all device.Take care.

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I have a Scuba Pro X650a regulator. After having the unit serviced this winter I used it last month for the first time in St. Croix.

The first day of diving went fine. However, as the week progressed I noticed that when taking in a breath the regulator continued to trickle air at a very small rate. While not enough to be concerned about safety at this point it has become an annoyance both from the fact that bubbles continue to trickle past my ears and air usage has increased. This is an intermittent problem.

I had it looked at by 2 certified Scuba Pro Dive shops and they could not find anything wrong with it though one did lower the first stage pressure just to a bit to see if that would work. I also cycled the control lever position for “dive” and “surface” intervals to ensure that there were no sticking problems.

It does appear that the problem is intermittent and that it only occurs when the regulator is under water.

In addition is there a diagram in which I can use to troubleshoot this problem?

NOTE: this version of the X650 was not on the recall list of Scuba Pro.

Any help would be appreciated.

Stephen

ANSWER : Strangely enough I had the exact same problem with mine.. I’m in the caribbean I love diving and spear gun fishing.. I had one of these a year ago with the same issue I actually wound up increasing the pressure to get it to work.. It wasnt muc use cause my air ran out at a faster rate. Was never able to fix ,, A buddy of mine had the same issue ,, wound up replacing the swivle vale and this helped for a week and then back to the same old .. I then changed to the Aqualung Mikron Regulator had no issues and it works great .. Quite frankly I think we had bad ones here but I’m not sure where you got yours. If you wish you can replace the swivle valve (most likely cause) but I’ll just change the unit and get another..

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Centre pole is failing to hold tent up in any real wind
ANSWER : TRY DRILLING A SMALL HOLE ON THE INNER POLE SLIGHTLY SMALLER THAN THE DIAMETER OF THE SCREW. U WILL WANT TO DRILL SMALL HOELS EVERY FEW INCHES(CM) SO THAT U WILL BE ABLE TO SET THE POLE AT VARIOUS HEIGHTS IN THE FUTURE.

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I have a 800 Gal Koi pond , with a uv light water filtration pump and use barley products and alge chemicals, but can’t seem to control the alge. Looking for the easiest fastest way to get this problem under control. What products work the best without hurting the Koi?
ANSWER : Hi,

I have found some useful information in order to remove/control algae.

Please go through the information provided via:

http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=0+1968&aid=2943

http://www.pondkoi.com/algae_1b.htm

There are also KOI CARE ALGAECIDE that kills all types of algae, and it does not affect plants, Koi, or Goldfish. It does not contain copper. It is inexpensive at $17.50/pint, $27/quart, $39/1/2 gallon, $69/gallon
http://www.koifishponds.com/algaecide.htm

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2005 4 stroke yamaha 150 550hrs. normally use every week but due to surgery not used for 10weeks. Just before I went down I changed internal fuel filter, and zincs in motor. finally put in sunday. motor started fine left dock hit the power and started to come up on plane then stuttered and died. changed the external fuel/water seperator pump up the primer and started up again. with in a minute died down again. limped back to dock checked fuel filter and plug wire connections. pumped up primer and left dock went right onto plane for maybe 150yds then coughed and died. I could pump up primer and it would run but then die out. the fuel filter at the front of the engine would run dry until I pumped it up again. If it were a car I would suspect a leak in a fuel line but I can’t find any sign of one.
before we launched I put 10 gallons of fresh fuel in and added another bottle of ethanol stabilizer (CRC brand)
what proceedure should I follow to isolate the problem? I am a fairly competent mechanic as far as cars and trucks go. I don’t really want to have to take it to a marine mechanic.
ANSWER : This is going to be the fuel pump is not pumping any fuel. The primer is acting as a fuel pump. When you prime it, it gives the engine enough fuel to run for a little bit. But as soon as the fuel runs out, the engine is dying. So this is going to be a bad fuel pump.

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I need new poles for Swiss Gear tent # SG33071F
ANSWER : Go to Home depot and buy a tube that fit the pole. Cut it into 5 or 6 inches for the broken areas. It costs me less than 2 dollars. Let me know how it turn out on yours.

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