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  1. #1
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    Default stretching

    Do the tipi,s stretch.I noticed with mine that it is very loose in the morning and i have to reset the pole.

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    Default Re: stretching

    Yes, and shrink, so give it some slack as it heats up.

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    Default Re: stretching

    Yup in fact every shelter I own does it.
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    Default Re: stretching

    siliconized nylon, regardless of cut or fnction, will stretch and shrink. It usually stretches most when wet (still waterproof) and condensation = wet. As it dries, itll tighten back up.
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    Default Re: stretching

    Thanks everybody.

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    Default Re: stretching

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Originally posted by Sgathak:
    It usually stretches most when wet, as it dries, itll tighten back up. </div></div>That does it! When I buy my Kifaru Tipi it's getting a female name. [img]/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif[/img]

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