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Re: Skin-on-Frame: Ballistic nylon source in US?

The problem is that pack cloth typically has a DWR* coating on the outside, which creates problems when you try to get another type of finish to bond to it. The coating on the inside affects its ability to stretch and conform. That's why boats are typically skinned with uncoated fabrics.

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