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Stephen_Ramsey

How do you patch a hole in Pebax shells?

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I accidentally punched a 1cm hole in the shell of my Scarpa Alpha boot. Does anyone know of a good way to repair it? I asked Black Diamond, and they said that because the shell is made of "Pebax", nothing sticks to it for very long or very well.

 

Anyone out there know of a good sealant or epoxy for patching a hole in Pebax?

 

Many thanks,

Steve

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1) seam grip will stick to just about anything. try roughening up the shell first with sandpaper

 

2) get a soldering iron and melt the pebax slightly around the hole so it fills in. DANGER 1) plastic fumes, 2) you will void your warranty.

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Stephen, I don't know what Pebax is exactly, but try talking to a good whitewater kayak shop, they usually know someone who can do plastic welding.

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I'm reminded of Dru suggesting that someone run a flame over their Schoeller jacket to get rid of piling not too long ago.

 

Think her warranty is voided? yelrotflmao.gif

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the problem was she didnt have pilling. she had "snags" hahaha.gifrolleyes.gif

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