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Camping Care & Repair Articles(13 results)

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  1. Care & Repair

    How to Care for Leather Hiking Boots

    Leather boots last longer and perform better if you keep them clean and conditioned. We explain the supplies you need and how to use them.

    rated 4.75 out of 5 with 13 reviews
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    How to Clean a Tent

    Properly cleaning your tent will allow you to enjoy many years of happy camping. Learn how in this article.

    rated 4.5 out of 5 with 62 reviews
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    How to Fix a Sleeping Bag Zipper

    When your sleeping bag won’t zip properly, the slider is often to blame. We explain how to repair or replace a worn-out zipper slider.

    rated 3.75 out of 5 with 12 reviews
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    How to Fix a Tent Pole

    Learn how to fix a broken tent pole in the field and at home.

    rated 3.75 out of 5 with 10 reviews
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    How to Repair a Sleeping Pad

    Got a hole in your inflatable sleeping pad? Most of the time the fix is easy. We explain the basic steps to make your pad cushy again.

    rated 5 out of 5 with 4 reviews
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    How to Repair a Tent

    Learn how to do some simple tent repairs, such as fixing a pole and patching tears, both in the field and at home.

    rated 4 out of 5 with 19 reviews
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    How to Store a Sleeping Bag

    Properly storing your down or synthetic sleeping bag is super easy. In this short article we explain both how to do it and why it matters.

    rated 3.75 out of 5 with 18 reviews
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    How to Store a Sleeping Pad

    Storing your sleeping pad properly is super easy: We explain how to do it so that you and your pad enjoy many peaceful slumbers together.

    rated 4.5 out of 5 with 24 reviews
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    How to Store a Tent

    Storing a tent properly is key to keeping it performing well for years. In this article, we teach you how and where to store your shelter.

    rated 4.25 out of 5 with 19 reviews
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    How to Wash a Sleeping Bag

    A dirty sleeping bag is also a less-warm sleeping bag. Learn how to properly launder it to get peak performance from the insulation again.

    rated 3.75 out of 5 with 18 reviews
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    How to Waterproof a Tent

    If your tent is leaking, it’s time to shore up its waterproofness. Learn how to seal seams, apply urethane coatings and refresh the DWR.

    rated 4.75 out of 5 with 73 reviews
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    Sleeping Bag Care

    Learn how to wash, dry and store your down or synthetic sleeping bag. Get tips on care and repair in camp and at home.

    rated 4 out of 5 with 211 reviews
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    Tent Care Basics

    Learn how to extend the life of your tent by proper setup and takedown; also get tips on how to clean, dry, store and restore it at home.

    rated 4.75 out of 5 with 118 reviews