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Old 01-23-2013, 10:28 AM   #6
AustinJake
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Originally Posted by MrPulldown View Post


Thsi stuff is always top notch. Can get it at any bike shop. However any patch that has feathered edges will do. Don't use the "big sheet of rubber cut your own", they don't work well.

IMO a properly patched tube is jsut as strong as a new one.

If you rip a valve stem, there is no way to patch it.
Thanks for this post, I have been having trouble with the cheap Slime patches with the thick cut edges getting rubbed/folded up at the corners, I'm gonna get some of these feathered edge patches. I also believe that a good patch job is as good as a new tube.
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