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Old 06-11-2003, 01:14 PM
BobK BobK is offline
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Juro -

DON'T use bleach on backing. It actually attacks and degrades the fabric. Just test it (tie it to a tree and pull) - as long as there are no weak spots, clean it in water and a little detergent, wipe it down, and don't worry about it.

If you detect weak spots, invest in new backing.

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