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Offline Poohy

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Wetsuit Tape
« on: April 21, 2014, 21:13:44 »
Hey guys!! just noticed on Friday that the seams of my wetsuit are looking fairly dodgy and are starting to rip. I was just wondering if anyone has any wetsuit tape lying around that I could possibly borrow? Cheers!

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Re: Wetsuit Tape
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2014, 21:39:23 »
Probably best to glue the seams with seal saver or black witch. Don't know if you can get tape by itself, either way you'll need glue.

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Re: Wetsuit Tape
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2014, 21:42:54 »
cheers peter!

Offline Jocano

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Re: Wetsuit Tape
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2014, 21:49:43 »
You do get tape with glue already on it... http://www.ewetsuits.com/acatalog/wetsuit-repair-tape.html

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Re: Wetsuit Tape
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2014, 22:03:44 »
that's what i'm looking for jocano!  ;D

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Re: Wetsuit Tape
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2014, 22:27:46 »
Couldn't we get some for the club? Those wetsuits might need some repair anyway? Quippy?

Offline canoekev

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Re: Wetsuit Tape
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2014, 23:23:25 »
Somehow read this as wetsuit rape.. had to check it out :L

Offline Andy J

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Re: Wetsuit Tape
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2014, 23:40:55 »
I'll look into it Jocano.

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Re: Wetsuit Tape
« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2014, 09:00:56 »
Think some of those wetsuits have gone beyond repair for some reason....

Offline Andy J

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Re: Wetsuit Tape
« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2014, 09:48:46 »
Some, maybe not all, salvage what we can . .

Offline Zog

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Re: Wetsuit Tape
« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2014, 22:00:37 »
Black witch is your man for fixing wetsuits!

Offline Douchier

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Re: Wetsuit Tape
« Reply #11 on: April 23, 2014, 00:47:11 »
I never knew this product existed. Is it strong enough to properly fix rips or is it just used to tape seams etc?


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Re: Wetsuit Tape
« Reply #12 on: April 23, 2014, 09:45:56 »
think its to reinforce the seams as far as i know... its already on my wetsuit in places since i bought it, and they havent budged so it seems fairly decent stuff!

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Re: Wetsuit Tape
« Reply #13 on: April 23, 2014, 10:53:57 »
I never knew you could buy this tape in small amounts. Would be handy for replacing the seams on stray decks too.

Offline Jocano

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Re: Wetsuit Tape
« Reply #14 on: April 23, 2014, 12:10:12 »
Not sure if it'll stand the tension of a spraydeck? But if you do it early enough it could probably be a good reinforcement..