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flyyboyy
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Neoprene wetsuit repair

Postby flyyboyy » Tue Sep 06, 2011 8:31 pm

Any suggestions on what to use as adhesive and repair tape?

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Re: Neoprene wetsuit repair

Postby Kitelifer » Tue Sep 06, 2011 9:56 pm

Check out Neo Rez. Great stuff. You can also use tear aid for small rips.

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Re: Neoprene wetsuit repair

Postby flyyboyy » Wed Sep 07, 2011 1:29 am

What about backing tape / ribbon / cloth?

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Re: Neoprene wetsuit repair

Postby gbleck » Wed Sep 07, 2011 2:48 am

I can tell you aquaseal and duck tape don't work. The aquaseal isn't flexible enough and rips at the edge of the seal.

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Re: Neoprene wetsuit repair

Postby DonkeyD » Wed Sep 07, 2011 3:56 am

Back it with some wax paper and glue the edges with NeoRez.

Let it set up overnight.

Then get a big needle and strong nylon thread and stitch it up to reinforce the glue.

Then patch it over with some Tear Aid to spread the load and you will have a strong repair. Not pretty but strong and durable.

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Re: Neoprene wetsuit repair

Postby johnlcostillo » Wed Sep 07, 2011 11:07 am

I know this might sound crazy but Ive tried the brand epoxy before stuck on a cloth... It makes it sturdy. 8)


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