Carport roof problem.

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Carport roof problem.

Postby jcoffy » Tue Aug 21, 2012 3:03 pm

Everything is packed. Today I went to open my carport box and like a jackass cut (2) 6 inch slits in the roof of the carport!!!! I feel so stupid. Anyone have any good ideas for fixing these? Tape? Which tape works? I dont have time or money to get a new roof....and so I have to use this one. What do I do now? Any help would be great! My whole project relies on this. I am super worried.
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Re: Carport roof problem.

Postby Bob » Tue Aug 21, 2012 3:08 pm

Why did you do that?

I'd try patching with pieces cut from a similar tarp, using Barge cement or a 3M spray adhesive appropriate for that flavor of plastic. You could put a bird on it.
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Re: Carport roof problem.

Postby some seeing eye » Tue Aug 21, 2012 3:29 pm

A 6" slit in that total area is miniscule. I think that material is a random weave - look at it - which means a 6" slit is unlikely to spread.
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Re: Carport roof problem.

Postby Ugly Dougly » Tue Aug 21, 2012 4:34 pm

some seeing eye wrote:A 6" slit in that total area is miniscule. I think that material is a random weave - look at it - which means a 6" slit is unlikely to spread.


Oh, don't assuage him, what's the fun in that? Jcoffy, you're gonna die!



Okay, you'll be fine. Patch it any way you can now, bring an extra tarp just in case.

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Re: Carport roof problem.

Postby mudpuppy000 » Tue Aug 21, 2012 5:43 pm

Yeah, patch it up, and maybe have a second tarp underneath it. That helps with shade anyway.
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