REPAIR TENT (M577A3 ONLY) Continued
A hole or tear in the tent more than 4-3/4 inches (12 cm) in diameter or length may be repaired
by a cement patch. The tear must not occur on seams, edges, or areas that support hardware.
The materials used to make a cement patch are adhesive, round patches, roller, board, wire
brush, and soft bristled brush. For cement patch repair, do Steps 2 - 9.
Select one of three sizes of patches that will overlap damaged area with a margin of at least 3/4 inch (19 cm) on all sides.
Place board under damaged area for a flat working surface.
Buff patch and damaged area of tent with a wire brush.
Adhesive is flammable and can injure you. Keep it away from heat, sparks, and open flames.
Avoid repeated or prolonged breathing of vapors. Avoid contact with your skin.
Center patch over damaged area. Apply adhesive to patch and patch edge with a soft bristle brush, making a circle