Thats torn it!

Discussion in 'Bikes and Buying Advice - What Bike?' started by gps315, 18 May 2010.

  1. gps315

    gps315 Well-Known Member

    Out in the woods, blasting through the trees then rip....:biggrin:

    My brand new red night vision altura jacket now sports a 2 inch rip on the arm

    Any one got any recommendations for repairing it?

    Cheers
     
  2. Fiona N

    Fiona N Veteran

    I'm not entirely sure what material the Night Vision jacket's made of but you can get Goretex repair patches for appropriate repairs on non-coated waterproof materials.

    Alternatively, there's heat-activated seam sealing tape which is my preferred repair material for many synthetic shells. The problem is that if you don't do it right you melt a hole in your jacket instead of repairing the tear. If you want to go this route PM me and I'll send you a length of tape (I've got miles of it) and instructions.
     
  3. Globalti

    Globalti Legendary Member

  4. dan_bo

    dan_bo How much does it cost to Oldham?

    Location:
    Failsworth
    Bit of gaffer tape up the inside.
     
  5. Globalti

    Globalti Legendary Member

    Ha ha! You should see my old purple Freestyle goretex jacket - it's about 15 years old, got patches glued all over it and stands up on its own because I reproof it with Thompson's Water Seal!

    Still does the job though.
     
  6. youngoldbloke

    youngoldbloke The older I get, the faster I used to be ...

    LSR repair 25.00 + 7.50 p+p. Altura Night Vision from around £40 (Evans, yellow) - I think I would try the Gaffer tape!
     
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