getting the wet trickle..... repair ideas

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Sick of Sinkers 13
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getting the wet trickle..... repair ideas

Post by Sick of Sinkers 13 » Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:28 am

hey guys and girls, went to save a duck hung up in line the other night, emerged from the water waist down drenched :shock: .... found a pinhead size hole in my scierra waders. best repair for light material not the old heavy neoprene ones



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fraser hocks
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Re: getting the wet trickle..... repair ideas

Post by fraser hocks » Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:52 am

There are a few products on the market. Both of these are excellent.

https://www.flyshop.co.nz/product/stormsure.html

https://www.flyshop.co.nz/product/SO75821.html

If the hole is a bit more than a pinhole, then best to find a spare patch of material, and use one of these to glue over the hole.


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Sick of Sinkers 13
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Re: getting the wet trickle..... repair ideas

Post by Sick of Sinkers 13 » Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:13 am

sweet thanks fraser, how you been bud =) had a awesome run out of them tho, 9 years of bum sliding,gorse slashing and surfcasting in them just got the first hole



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Re: getting the wet trickle..... repair ideas

Post by fraser hocks » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:19 am

HEHEH hey there Mark. Sorry mate, I didnt notice your handle when I responded.

I should be up your way in Jan/Feb next year. Il let you know as it gets closer. Would love to catch up and have a fish. Me and the wife are buying a campervan and coming on a NI tiki tour.


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John Revolver
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Re: getting the wet trickle..... repair ideas

Post by John Revolver » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:18 pm

aquaseal!!!



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Re: getting the wet trickle..... repair ideas

Post by Andy W » Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:22 pm

Yeah - spray rubbing alcohol on the inside to locate it, then hit with Aquaseal.



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