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Old 12-30-2008
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Keep in mind that machine washing also takes a toll on stitching, particularly if it's polyester and not Goretex. Usually, UV weakened stitching breaks before the Sunbrella fabric needs replacing.

Maine Sail's recommendation of soaking in a kiddies pool sounds like a good idea.

Ronbo
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