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I forgot to add that the "canvas" is made as a rectangular tarp and draped on the object like it were cloth. Here is a picture of the "tarp". It is a sandwich of foil and tissue. It is formed over the load.
Very nice, and a much better effect than the method I used in the past (drizzling 50:50 water white glue over toilet paper). I'll have to give this a try for my grain hopper trailers. Thanks for the tip.
I have used old fabric softner sheets from the dryer that had ALL the chemical softner gone. I paint the sheet with craft (acrylic) paints in a pastel color to similate weather canvas. I scatchbuilt a couple boyscout tents this way and the sheets hold their shape to be glued down.
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