Tent zipper issues?

I noticed the tent zipper is becoming a bit hard to zip. Anyone have any experience with that issue? Any proactive measures to take?

I unzip the bottom half first then when I unzip the top I grab the top to support it and then there is a velcro strip that I clip to tent with a paper clamp … supporting the flap while unzipping it helps with unzipping and stops the seams from being pulled on so you don’t get light leaks

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They make wetsuit zipper lubricant for Scuba Divers. It should help.

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Candle wax works fairly well. Take a candle and run it up and down the the zipper :love_you_gesture:

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I was also gonna say candle wax or silica spray.

Or

Build a room… lol

Good luck and keep’em growin! :+1:t2::v::sunglasses:

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I work the tip of my forefinger behind the zipper pull, when I am pulling it closed. This keeps the fabric flap from getting caught up in the zipper, and helps to maintain enough clearance to let the pull move smoothly.

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Candle wax or a bar of soap will help out

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I use chapstick to lubricate zippers. I always have some around.

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I had a zipper break on a BudBox tent…they sent me a whole new one…all I had to do is fix the zipper on the first one and now I have two tents…helps to know a parachute rigger that could fix the zipper

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Some ingenious tips in here! Excellent!

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