|Re: Thousands laugh as newbie replaces inner tube..<-----solved
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Author: W. Stief Date: Jul 20, 2008 05:32
Tom Sherman wrote:
> Twitchell wrote:
>> In article registered.motzarella.org>, Tom Sherman
>>> Twitchell wrote:
>>>> I guess tomorrow will be tube repair day once I buy a new repair
>>>> kit. Unless someone knows of some household type glue to use with
>>>> the patches that came with the repair kit.
>>> Rubber cement from the office supply section or store.
>> So Elmers Glue won't do it?
Let's assume heptane is a rubber solvent, seems to work for the glue.
What will it do for the inner tube?
Vulcanizing compounds must be engineered for the application, right?
Rubber cement is tailored for paper, where evaporation is enhanced by
That isopropynol and heptane must propogate through the tube and patch
rubber instead of paper.
NOT with anyones LIFE on the line.
Twitch, tubes are repairable, people do it all the time all over the
Just follow the directions to the letter.
Such as " hold the pieces of paper together 1 minute."