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Is my rainfly leaking?Updated 3 months ago

While it is possible that your rainfly is faulty, typically we don't see issues with them. Was water leaking from one particular point or was the whole thing wet? Our rainflys are nylon-based so they can feel wet even though they are not. Here's what happens:

What happens is the surface gets wet and drops the temperature of the material. If there is condensation inside the tent, it then adheres to the inside. The best way to test this is to put a couple of cups of water in one spot on the rainfly while it is over a bowl or bucket. Let it sit there for an hour or so... at room temperature, you should find that no water has been able to permeate and wick through the material.

If your water test fails and you find that you actually do have a faulty rainfly, contact us and we will be happy to help you further.

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