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Redoing the seams on drycags/trousers...

Postby Paddy F » Sun Jan 06, 2013 3:48 pm

Been meaning to ask this for a while.
Basically I noticed before christmas that water was coming through a couple of the seams on my drytrousers, was wondering anything people can recommend to get them sealed again/any tips on using said stuff.

Hope that makes sense and people can help me out would be good to get them sorted by lakes weekend...
But it seemed like such a good idea at 4 in the morning...
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Postby brync » Sun Jan 06, 2013 3:55 pm

Ring up roho, ask how much it'll cost to have seams retaped.
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Postby Paddy F » Sun Jan 06, 2013 4:19 pm

Anyway I could do it myself? Would rather avoid having to pay postage to send it down to Leeds and back...
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Postby Pyro » Sun Jan 06, 2013 10:22 pm

Brush them over with Black Witch or Aquasure maybe, depending on how much you want them properly repaired and/or bodged.

The tapes are iron-on, but need really precise temperature control so they stick without melting the fabric around them, not a home job.
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Postby ruby » Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:36 am

Ruth did hers at home...maybe ask her?
Saying that, they don't seem that watertight but I think they were in a pretty bad state when she got them so it might work for only a few leaks.
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Postby brync » Thu Jan 10, 2013 1:37 am

I aquasured my old dry trousers, lasted all of 2 months before they were worse than before. Get it done proper is all I can say.
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Postby Paddy F » Thu Jan 10, 2013 5:53 pm

I'll probably try and aquasure/black witch bodge job them to get through lakes then get a proper repair done.
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