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This is my first instructable on how to repair your tent pole elastic cord without getting annoyed or frustrated. All tent poles are bound to fail at some ...
Identify the cord diameter for replacement. On cheap tents this will usually be around 2mm in diameter which is not very strong or durable. If you measure the ...
You now need to find yourself a threader to feed the cord through. I have found an excellent metal threader inside an old windscreen wiper. So when you ...
You now need to join the threader to the new cord. This is done by a butt joint of the threader and cord together and then securing with ...
With your poles clear of old cord, push the the threader through the pole aperture. It should glide easily and once the threader is poking out the other ...
Getting the right tension is trial and error so after threading all the pole do experiment with you cord tension. The tension must be easier enough to pull ...
You should now have repaired tent poles. Remember to hang on to your threader for your next tent repair! I hope you all find this useful. Thanks for ...
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