Originally Posted by Smithers
I took delivery of my 233S Roo today. Because of this post I asked during the walk through about "seasoning" the threads. They looked at me like I was from outer space (France, actually). Well, lo and behold there it is in black and white with the included mountain of paperwork. Manf says to set up the camper as if it were raining outside and thoroughly soak the tents, and allow to dry before closing up. States that they use a thread that will swell and seal up pin holes.
well, it's way more common that the owner's manual paperwork, has a sheet from the manufacturer, regarding "seasoning" and care/maintenence of the canvas, than it is to be missing from the paperwork.
many newbies are overwhelmed with all of it and fail to look through everything in the manual packet.
i'm the type that reads every owner's manual i've ever gotten, from cover to cover, including my truck/car owner's manuals.
so, i found the canvas paperwork the very first time i went through the manual.