Why not fold fabric over top and bottom in a sonotube?

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  1. ArmenK

    ArmenK Stunt Coordinator

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    I believe I have read that it is not recommended to fold the fabric that covers a sonotube over the top and bottom of the tube so that the endcaps keep them in place. I was thinking if I were to use 1.5 inch endcaps and only fold about half an inch of fabric inside on the top and bottom, wouldnt this hold the fabric in place and create a good seal (after caulking)?
     
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    As long as you get a tight fit of the endcap to the tube, and caulk it real well, I can't see any other problems with what you propose, though it may be harder to implement then described.
     
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    I guess it depends as to how thick the fabric is as to wether or not you get a good seal. I'm planning to try this and find out myself when I build mine.
     
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    alright, i think ill give it a shot, thanks
     

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